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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Transylvania by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Fântânele

Cheapest option

Bus Fany  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Târgu Mureș

$17 - $25

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Targu Mures Ir

$30 - $41

Bus MementoBus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Targu Mures

$17 - $25

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Transylvania 239.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus, taxi  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
  3. Take a taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania

$34 - $111

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Transylvania is to bus which costs $17 - $26 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Transylvania is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Band via Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Transylvania is 276 km. The road distance is 382.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Transylvania without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Bucharest to Transylvania, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Transylvania bus services, operated by Fany, depart from Bucuresti station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Transylvania is to bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs $17 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 9 h 3 min.

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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 Transylvania bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Târgu Mureș station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Transylvania.
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  • Distance: 172.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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

Fany operates a bus from Bucharest to Transylvania once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Transylvania once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 8 h 30 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
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Chivaran Com
Phone
+4-0731-835.544
Website
chivarancom.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Fântânele
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
chivarancom.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
fany.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Transylvania is 383 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Bucharest to Transylvania.

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

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There are 108+ hotels available in Transylvania. Prices start at $32 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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