There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) ATH - CLJ

$54 - $386

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sibiu
  3. Take the train from Sibiu to Cluj Napoca

$86 - $130

Bus Korona Travel  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Horgoš Korona Travel
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Cluj 547

$129 - $139

Bus Tourist Service Holding AD  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Piteşti
  3. Take the bus from Piteşti to Cluj-Napoca

$108 - $118

Drive  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Cluj-Napoca 952.7 miles

$220 - $340

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

Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Athens to Cluj-Napoca twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Horgoš, Horgoš, and Szeged in around 24 h 3 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Horgoš
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Ruse
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Orlan
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Ruse to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Piteşti to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
fany.ro

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Cluj-Napoca?

The distance between Athens and Cluj-Napoca is 977 km. The road distance is 1524 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 29 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 40€ - 320€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Cluj-Napoca?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Cluj via Horgoš and Szeged. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca?

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Athens to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.