There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ

$21 - $92

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Bus Dacos  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Autogara Militari to Cluj-Napoca

$13 - $24

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Bus ALSA  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie

$40 - $70

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Cluj-Napoca

$19 - $28

Train, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sibiu D
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Cluj

$24 - $36

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca 282.2 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs $12 - $24 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs $20 - $95 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from București and arriving at Cluj-Napoca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca is 325 km. The road distance is 451.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Fany, depart from București station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $20 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cluj Napoca*Roumanie station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 202.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

Blue Air, Tarom and Wizz Air fly from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca via Piteşti and Pitesti in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $130
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from București to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Cluj
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
fany.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
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Bucharest Gară Filaret to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Autogara Militari to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is 452 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca.

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

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There are 683+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $35 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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