There are 6 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. CLJ - ATH

$54 - $385

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 31 min

  1. 601

$85 - $131

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Simeonidis

$116 - $157

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  30 h 18 min

  1. 547

$73 - $105

Train  •  33 h 49 min

  1. AVE
  2. 601

$74 - $146

Drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. 956.2 miles

$230 - $340

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Athens, Greece?

Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Athens once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Athens via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki Monastiriou in around 29 h 12 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Vrsac to Dunav Stanica
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Vrsac to Beograd Dunav
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Cluj to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Szeged to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Athens is 977 km. The road distance is 1530 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 30 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $50 - $390.

No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Athens. However, there are services departing from Cluj and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Thessaloniki Monastiriou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens, including transfers.