There are 5 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Athens (ATH) CLJ - ATH

$54 - $385

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Bus, train  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Sibiu
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$90 - $137

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$117 - $158

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Szeged 547
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Athens

$73 - $105

Drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Athens 956.2 miles

$230 - $340

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Athens is 977 km. The road distance is 1529.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 42 min and costs $90 - $140.

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

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Cluj-Napoca to Athens bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Cluj station.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $50 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 29 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Cluj-Napoca to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Thessalonikis, arrive at Athens Karaiskaki sq station.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Athens.
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  • Distance: 610.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

Wizz Air, Tarom and Aegean 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 via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
fany.ro
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12 h 44 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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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Athens is 1530 km. It takes approximately 17 h 32 min to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Athens.

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Wizz Air, Tarom and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 3826+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $4 - $5.

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