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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Budapest

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

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca

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Train to Vienna, fly

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)

Bus via Oradea

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Cluj Napoca

Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
  2. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Cluj Napoca

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ)

Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) by bus and walk

7 Weekly Services
7h 54m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is to night train which costs 4 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 11h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is to drive which takes 5h 53m and costs 34 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ). However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Cluj-Napoca Airport via Oradea and Cluj-Napoca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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The distance between Budapest and Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is 360 km. The road distance is 463.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) without a car is to bus via Oradea which takes 7h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ), including transfers.

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Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) bus services, operated by GIG, depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs 22 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus via Oradea, which costs and takes 7h 54m, you could also train, which costs 18 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 9h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) bus services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ).
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  • Distance: 360.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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

Tarom, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) via Oradea, Cluj Napoca, and Cluj-Napoca in around 7h 54m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$15 - $17
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$8 - $11
1st Class
$23 - $26
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Puespoekladany to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigtour.autogari.ro
Bus from Budapest to Oradea
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Website
GIG
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus from Oradea to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
mavcsoport.hu
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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More Questions & Answers

Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 6:24 AM in Budapest and 7:24 AM in Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ).

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is 463 km. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ).

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs 3 400 Ft - 4 300 Ft.

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