There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Craiova by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova Ir / ...

$7 - $12

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Craiova

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bucharest to Craiova 143.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Craiova 143.3 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Craiova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Craiova. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Craiova is 184 km. The road distance is 229.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Craiova without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs .

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The train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova takes 3 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bucharest to Craiova bus services, operated by MementoBus, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Craiova 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 Craiova is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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Bucharest to Craiova bus services, operated by MementoBus, arrive at Craiova station.

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

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  • Distance: 114.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Craiova, Romania?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Craiova hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, MementoBus operates a bus from Bucharest to Craiova once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bucharest to Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxi Bucharest
Phone
+40 72 255 3322
Website
taxibucuresti.ro
Taxi Mondial
Phone
+40 21 9423
Website
taximondial.ro
Taxi 2000 Srl
Phone
+40 72 394 9494
Website
taxi2000.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Craiova is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Bucharest to Craiova.

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