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

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Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Cirta R

$9 - $15

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from București to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  2. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Avrig

Bus, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sibiu
  2. Take the train from Sibiu to Cirta Ir / ...

$9 - $17

Taxi  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bucharest to Balea 174.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Balea 174.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sibiu (SBZ) OTP - SBZ
  2. Take the train from Sibiu to Cirta

$166 - $710

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Balea is to train which costs $9 - $16 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Balea is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Balea. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Cirta via Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Balea is 194 km. The road distance is 278.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Balea without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $9 - $16.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Bucharest to Balea, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Balea 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 Balea is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $9 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sibiu Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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  • Distance: 121.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Bucharest to Balea via Brasov in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Balea via Râmnicu Vâlcea, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Avrig, and Avrig in around 7 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Cirta
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Cirta
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
IONESCU
Phone
+4-0250-77.30.40
Website
ionescu.autogari.ro
Bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Avrig
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ionescu.autogari.ro
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
transmixt.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Bucharest to Balea
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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 Balea is 279 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Bucharest to Balea.

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sibiu Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Balea. Prices start at $28 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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