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There are 6 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Barcelona (BCN) CLJ - BCN

39€ - 155€

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Bus, train  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Zaragoza
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...

233€ - 358€

Train  •  30h 21m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Wien Hbf Ir
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

243€ - 361€

Bus  •  36h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj Napoca to Barcelona Nord Bcn82

80€ - 130€

Bus via Sebeș  •  42h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebes 1949
  2. Take the bus from Sebeş to Barcelona Bcn14

89€ - 90€

Drive  •  23h 42m

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona 2381 km

230€ - 340€

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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona is to fly which costs $45 - $190 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona is to fly which costs $45 - $190 and takes 6h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Barcelona Nord. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Wien Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 21m.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Barcelona is 1806 km. The road distance is 2381 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 30m and costs $280 - $440.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona bus services, operated by Transpierre S L, depart from Cluj Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Cluj Napoca station.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs $45 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $440 and takes 30h 21m, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $160 and takes 36h 29m.

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  • Distance: 1806.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Barcelona, Spain?

Wizz Air, Blue Air and Lufthansa fly from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona via Wien Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Paris l'Est, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 30h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 45€
Promo+
37€ - 41€
Flexible
50€ - 70€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210€ - 290€
Website
alsa.com
Transpierre S L
Phone
+34 915 27 00 89
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Cluj Napoca to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
36h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Transpierre S L
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca Autogară to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 130€
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebes
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
fany.ro
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebeș
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Romtimex SRL
Phone
+4-0730-223.590
Website
romtimex.autogari.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebeş
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
romtimex.autogari.ro
Tur Cento Trans
Phone
+4-0749.149.020
Website
cento.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebes
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
cento.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sebes
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Sebeş to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
39h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A
Phone
+34 933 73 46 12
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Sebes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
35h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A

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The quickest flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona bus services, operated by Transpierre S L, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 9:27 PM in Cluj-Napoca and 8:27 PM in Barcelona.

Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona is 2381 km. It takes approximately 23h 42m to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Barcelona.

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Wizz Air, Blue Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs $1 - $4.

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