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There are 10 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Cluj-Napoca to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CLJ - BER

28€ - 108€

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Bus to Sibiu, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu
  2. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) SBZ - BER

39€ - 160€

Fly Cluj-Napoca to Dresden, train  •  13h 1m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Dresden (DRS) CLJ - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf

65€ - 222€

Bus, train to Timisoara, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Lugoj
  2. Take the train from Lugoj to Timişoara Nord
  3. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) TSR - BER

118€ - 271€

Train, train to Budapest, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
  2. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
  3. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Ferihegy
  4. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BUD - BER

38€ - 172€

Bus via Dresden  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Dresden
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm RegioJet / ...

68€ - 169€

Train  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Wien Hbf Ir
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

179€ - 282€

Bus  •  26h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin

55€ - 80€

Train, night train  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Berlin Hbf En

89€ - 146€

Drive  •  13h 53m

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin 1328.3 km

140€ - 210€

Romania → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Romania

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

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Last updated: 2 Mar 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin is to fly which costs $30 - $140 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin is to fly which costs $30 - $140 and takes 5h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cluj-Napoca and arriving at Berlin. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 26h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Wien Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 55m.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Berlin is 972 km. The road distance is 1328.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin without a car is to bus via Dresden which takes 19h 29m and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Berlin bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Berlin 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 Berlin is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs $30 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus via Dresden, which costs $80 - $210 and takes 19h 29m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $350 and takes 19h 55m.

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  • Distance: 972.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Berlin, Germany?

Wizz Air flies from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin Hbf twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin ZOB via Dresden and Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. in around 19h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Sibiu to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 95€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Dresden via Basel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 8000€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sibiu to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 95€
Flights from Timisoara to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 90€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Lugoj to Timişoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
5€ - 6€
Train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 13€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Train from Cluj Napoca to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
14€ - 18€
1st Class
37€ - 42€
Train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 27€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
23€ - 27€
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Lugoj to Timişoara Nord
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
fany.ro
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 Lugoj
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Cluj-Napoca to Berlin bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Berlin station.

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Berlin is 1h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 8:57 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 7:57 AM in Berlin.

Cluj-Napoca to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Berlin is 1328 km. It takes approximately 13h 53m to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Berlin.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt 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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