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There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Saratel D

$17 - $25

7 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie
  3. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa 001 / ...

$39 - $145

Bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Gherla
  2. Take the bus from Gherla to Bistriţa

$22 - $42

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord 273 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ
  2. Take the train from Apahida to Dej Calatori
  3. Take the train from Dej Calatori to Bistrita Nord

$22 - $97

Fly to Suceava, train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Suceava (SCV) OTP - SCV
  2. Take the train from Suceava to Vama
  3. Take the bus from Vama to Bistriţa

$77 - $274

Fly to Oradea, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Oradea (OMR) OTP - OMR
  2. Take the train from Oradea to Beclean pe Somes

$35 - $173

Fly to Satu Mare, train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Satu Mare (SUJ) OTP - SUJ
  2. Take the train from Satu Mare to Saratel

$67 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord is to train which costs $17 - $26 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Bistriţa via Pitesti and Cluj-Napoca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Bistrita Nord via Saratel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Bistrita Nord is 326 km. The road distance is 436.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord without a car is to train which takes 8 h 55 min and costs $17 - $26.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Bistrita Nord bus services, operated by Amic Transport, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Bistrita Nord train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord is to train which takes 8 h 55 min and costs $17 - $26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $150 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Bistrita Nord, Romania?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord via Piteşti, Pitesti, Cluj Napoca*Roumanie, and Cluj-Napoca in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Suceava
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Satu Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Saratel
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Apahida to Dej Calatori
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Dej Calatori to Bistrita Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Suceava to Vama
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Oradea to Beclean pe Somes
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Satu Mare to Saratel
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Amic Transport
Phone
0734.334.315
Email
amic_transport@yahoo.com
Website
amictransport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
amictransport.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from București to Gherla
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Gherla to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sami.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $85
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Alexandros Tur
Phone
0722 23 89 69
Email
alexandros_tur@yahoo.com
Website
alexandros.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
alexandros.ro
Bus from Gherla to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
alexandros.ro
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Vama to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bucharest to Bistrita Nord bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Bistriţa station.

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Bucharest to Bistrita Nord train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Saratel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Bistrita Nord is 437 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Bucharest to Bistrita Nord.

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Blue Air and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Bistrita Nord. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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