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There are 5 ways to get from București to Bâlea Lake by train, bus, taxi 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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Train

  1. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Ucea

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Autogara Militari to Tălmaciu

Bus via Târgoviște

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Târgovişte
  2. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Caineni

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bucharest to Bâlea Lake

Drive

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bâlea Lake
București → Bâlea Lake
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bâlea Lake is 800 800 358.

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The cheapest way to get from București to Bâlea Lake is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from București to Bâlea Lake is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 3h 43m.

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The distance between București and Bâlea Lake is 168 km. The road distance is 239.1 km.

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The best way to get from București to Bâlea Lake without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from București to Bâlea Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from București to Bâlea Lake is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 7h 14m.

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Yes, the driving distance between București to Bâlea Lake is 239 km. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from București to Bâlea Lake.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bâlea Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from București to Bâlea Lake.
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  • Distance: 168.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between București, Romania and Bâlea Lake, Romania?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Ucea twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $20 and the journey takes 4h 39m. Alternatively, Dacos operates a bus from Autogara Militari to Tălmaciu twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 4h 57m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Autogara Militari to Tălmaciu
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Târgovişte to Caineni
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Bucharest to Bâlea Lake
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Transport Airport Bucharest
Phone
+40 724 554 185
Website
transport-airport-bucharest.com
Taxi 2000
Phone
+40 72 394 9494
Website
taxi2000.ro
Cristi Taxi
Phone
+40 21 9466
Website
cristaxi.ro
Black Taxi Bucharest
Phone
+40 751 115 599
Website
blacktaxibucharest.ro

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