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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus Euroady Maxi-Taxi  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Alba Iulia

$16 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus Alis Grup  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Militari to Alba Iulia

$9 - $18

5 alternative options

Train via Brasov  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Vintu de Jos Ic

$15 - $23

Train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Alba Iulia Ir

$18 - $28

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Alba Iulia 222.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, shuttle  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia

$21 - $177

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sibiu (SBZ) OTP - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia

$165 - $716

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia is to bus which costs $9 - $19 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucureşti and arriving at Alba Iulia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Alba Iulia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 39m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Alba Iulia is 268 km. The road distance is 355.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia without a car is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs $16 - $26.

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The bus from Bucureşti to Alba Iulia takes 6h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bucharest to Alba Iulia bus services, operated by Euroady Maxi-Taxi, depart from Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest to Alba Iulia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs $16 - $26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $15 - $24 and takes 8h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia.
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  • Distance: 167.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Alba Iulia, Romania?

Euroady Maxi-Taxi operates a bus from Bucharest to Alba Iulia once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 6h 5m. Fany also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Alba Iulia via Brasov and Vintu de Jos in around 8h 56m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Vintu de Jos
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Euroady Maxi-Taxi
Phone
+4-021-772.62.13
Website
euroadymaxitaxi.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
euroadymaxitaxi.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Autogara Militari to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Aerotran Pass
Phone
+4 0758 928 530
Email
aerotrans_pass@yahoo.com
Website
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Shuttle from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $90
Schedules at
transportaeroportcluj.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Bucharest to Alba Iulia bus services, operated by Euroady Maxi-Taxi, arrive at Alba Iulia station.

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Bucharest to Alba Iulia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Vintu de Jos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Alba Iulia is 356 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Bucharest to Alba Iulia.

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Blue Air and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Alba Iulia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44m and costs $1 - $2.

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