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There are 13 ways to get from Cardiff to Romania by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Bristol, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BRS - CLJ

$130 - $467

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Train to Bristol, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRS - OTP

$93 - $715

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Train to Bristol, fly to Timisoara  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Timisoara (TSR) BRS - TSR

$242 - $1,063

Fly Cardiff to Bucharest Otopeni  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CWL - OTP

$149 - $492

Train to Birmingham, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BHX - OTP

$122 - $438

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LHR - OTP

$176 - $602

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) LTN - CLJ

$138 - $398

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGW - OTP

$134 - $528

Train, bus Maxibus Travel  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Bus and ferry, train  •  44 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cardiff Churchill Way to Braşov
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$120 - $156

Train, bus UBB Turistic  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London to București

$151 - $213

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  30 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$639 - $859

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bucharest

$393 - $576

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Romania is to bus and ferry and train which costs £90 - £120 and takes 44 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Romania is to train and fly which costs £70 - £550 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Romania is 1324 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Romania without a car is to train and bus which takes 33 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Cardiff to Romania, including transfers.

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

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Romania is 2 h ahead of Cardiff. It is currently 11:48 AM in Cardiff and 1:48 PM in Romania.

Ryanair, Tarom, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Romania.
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  • Distance: 1324 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Romania?

KLM, Flybe and two other airlines fly from Cardiff to Sector 2 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cardiff to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from London Luton to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Cardiff to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Bristol to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Cardiff to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Timisoara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bristol to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Cardiff to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Iuga Class Lux
Website
iugaclasslux.ro
Bus and ferry from Cardiff Churchill Way to Braşov
Ave. Duration
39 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
iugaclasslux.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to București
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Ferry operators

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