There are 9 ways to get from Birmingham to Craiova by train, plane, bus, car, bus and ferry, night train, 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.

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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

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 4 h

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

$6 - $14

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Fly Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni, train  •  12 h 10 min

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

Fly Birmingham to Sofia, bus, drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Sofia (SOF) BHX - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kozloduy
  3. Drive from Kozloduy to Craiova

$73 - $252

Train, bus  •  33 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hauptbahnhof Ice / ...
  5. Take the bus from Passau to Craiova

$409 - $736

Bus and ferry  •  41 h 4 min

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

$80 - $110

Train, EuroNight  •  41 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
  5. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara Brașov
  6. Take the train from Gara Brașov to Gara Craiova

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 37 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

$621 - $833

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 33 min

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

$357 - $528

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Craiova is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £4 - £10 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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

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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 Sibiu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 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 Gara Craiova via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien Hauptbahnhof and Gara Brașov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 46 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Craiova is 1305 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Craiova without a car is to train and bus which takes 33 h 43 min and costs £310 - £600.

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

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Birmingham to Craiova bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Birmingham station.

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Birmingham to Craiova train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Craiova Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Craiova.
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  • Distance: 1305.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

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

There is no direct connection from Birmingham to Craiova. However, you can take the train to Milton Keynes Central, take the walk to Central Railway Station, take the bus to Airport Bus Station, take the walk to London Luton airport, fly to Craiova, then take the taxi to Craiova. Alternatively, you can take the train to Birmingham International, take the walk to Birmingham airport, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, take the walk to Otopeni Airport, take the bus to Bucuresti, take the bus to Chitila, then take the train to Craiova.

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
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
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
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $380
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
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
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 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 and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Chitila to Gara Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
softrans.autogari.ro
Train from Gara Brașov to Gara Craiova
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
softrans.autogari.ro
Eurostar
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 Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara Brașov
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Kozloduy
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Kozloduy
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Passau to Craiova
Ave. Duration
18 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
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 Sibiu
Ave. Duration
46 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Ferry operators

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