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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ

$21 - $92

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Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Cluj Napoca Ir / ...

$18 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie

$35 - $60

Bus Fany  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from București to Cluj-Napoca

$19 - $28

Bus MementoBus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Central Bus Station to Cluj-Napoca Sports Hall Horia Demian Bucharest - Cluj-Napoca

$23 - $35

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca 282.2 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is to train which costs $18 - $28 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs $20 - $95 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from București and arriving at Cluj-Napoca. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Cluj Napoca. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca is 325 km. The road distance is 451.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Amic Transport, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca 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 Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $20 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs $18 - $28 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 202.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

Tarom and Blue Air fly from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca via Piteşti and Pitesti in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Amic Transport
Phone
0734.334.315
Email
amic_transport@yahoo.com
Website
amictransport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
amictransport.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
fany.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucharest Central Bus Station to Cluj-Napoca Sports Hall Horia Demian
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
mementobus.com

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

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cluj Napoca*Roumanie station.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is 452 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca.

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

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There are 666+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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

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