There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham to Craiova by train, plane, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Train to London Luton, fly to Craiova  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Craiova (CRA) LTN - CRA

$125 - $378

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Sebeș
  2. Take the bus from Sebeș to Craiova

$9

5 alternative options

Fly Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni, train  •  11 h 4 min

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

$75 - $367

Train  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Deva D
  6. Take the train from Deva to Craiova Ir

$443 - $760

Bus and ferry  •  41 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham West Bromwich to Craiova

$83 - $113

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  7. Drive from Kufstein to Craiova

$616 - $821

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Craiova

$358 - $528

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Craiova is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £7 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Craiova is to train and fly which takes 7 h 39 min and costs £90 - £290.

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The distance between Birmingham and Craiova is 2088 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Birmingham to Craiova, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Craiova via Sebeș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Craiova via London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles Midi, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien Hbf and Deva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Craiova, Romania?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Craiova via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien, Wien Hbf, and Deva in around 33 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Deva to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Deva
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Birmingham West Bromwich to Craiova
Ave. Duration
39 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Sebeș
Ave. Duration
45 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Sebeș to Craiova
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
Ferry operators

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