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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BUD - CLJ

$42 - $319

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Train via Biharkeresztes  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ferihegy to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  3. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic

$16 - $27

6 alternative options

Fly to Tirgu Mures, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) BUD - TGM
  2. Take the train from Vidrasau to Razboieni
  3. Take the train from Razboieni to Cluj Napoca

$23 - $155

Bus Huben  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Cluj

$23 - $26

Bus Kameleon  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport to Cluj N963

$22 - $28

Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ferihegy to Szolnok Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Szolnok to Cluj Napoca Ic

$17 - $27

Bus Euro Pop  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Airport to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest

$105

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca 282.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca is to train which costs 4 800 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs 11 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport and arriving at Cluj. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Cluj-Napoca is 337 km. The road distance is 452.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 7 min and costs 6 500 Ft - 7 500 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Kameleon, depart from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport station.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6 500 Ft - 7 500 Ft and takes 7 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs 4 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 8 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Kameleon, arrive at Cluj station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 210.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

LOT, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca hourly. Alternatively, Huben operates a bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Tirgu Mures
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Vidrasau to Razboieni
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Razboieni to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
huben.ro
Kameleon
Phone
0040-264-599182
Email
office@kameleon.ro
Website
kameleon.ro
Bus from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport to Cluj
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
kameleon.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport to Cluj
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Pop
Phone
+4-0744-116.138
Website
europop.autogari.ro
Bus from Budapest Airport to Oradea
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
europop.autogari.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0040 263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro

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More Questions & Answers

Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Budapest Airport (BUD). It is currently 1:30 AM in Budapest Airport (BUD) and 2:30 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca is 453 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca.

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Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Tarom and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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Book your Budapest Airport (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 662+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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