There are 6 ways to get from Belgrade to Craiova by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
  2. Take the bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Craiova

$19 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus via Filiasi  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Autokomanda to Kladovo
  2. Take the bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Filiaşi

$18 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus via Orșova  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Tekija
  2. Take the bus from Orșova to Craiova

$19 - $23

Bus, train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Negotin
  2. Take the bus from Negotin to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Craiova

$25 - $32

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Craiova 248.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova

$82 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Belgrade and Craiova is 270 km. The road distance is 396.9 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Craiova without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Belgrade to Craiova, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Craiova is 1 h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 3:45 PM in Belgrade and 4:45 PM in Craiova.

Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Craiova is 397 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Belgrade to Craiova.

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Tarom and Air Serbia offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Craiova. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Craiova.
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  • Distance: 168.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Craiova, Romania?

You can take a bus from Belgrade to Craiova via Kladovo and Drobeta Turnu Severin in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Tekija
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Bus from Autokomanda to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
AXI Tours
Phone
021-300.75.35
Website
axitours.com
Bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
axitours.com
Alfa Star Implex SRL
Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O
Website
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Negotin
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Negotin to Vidin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs

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