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There are 9 ways to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) VIE - CLJ

$97 - $391

Cheapest option

Bus Kameleon  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 904 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj

$34 - $45

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Bus, fly to Sibiu  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sibiu (SBZ) VIE - SBZ
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca

$125 - $414

Bus, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  2. Take the train from Oradea to Cluj Napoca Ic / ...

$63 - $67

Bus Kruiser  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca

$63 - $74

Train via Püspökladany  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  4. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic

$47 - $71

Train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$49 - $71

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca

$60 - $85

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca 404.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca is to bus and fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Cluj-Napoca. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Budapest-Nyugati, Püspökladany and Biharkeresztes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Cluj-Napoca is 512 km. The road distance is 647.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs 54€ - 58€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Kruiser, depart from Bratislava AS station.

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Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which takes 9 h and costs 50€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 319.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca via Oradea in around 9 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca via Budapest-Nyugati, Püspökladany, and Biharkeresztes in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fany.ro
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Voion Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0743-058.899
Website
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Kameleon
Phone
0040-264-599182
Email
office@kameleon.ro
Website
kameleon.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
kameleon.ro
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Bratislava. It is currently 6:21 PM in Bratislava and 7:21 PM in Cluj-Napoca.

Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca is 647 km. It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to drive from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Vienna Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 662+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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