There are 4 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen 535

$33

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Shuttle  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj to Debrecen

$11 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes Ic
  2. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany R / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Debrecen Ic / ...

$14 - $22

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen 139 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen is to shuttle which costs $11 - $13 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen is to bus which costs $33 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Debrecen is 171 km. The road distance is 222.4 km.

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The bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cluj-Napoca and arriving at Debrecen. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Debrecen via Biharkeresztes and Püspökladany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen.
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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Debrecen, Hungary?

GIG operates a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen 4 times a week, and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Eurolines HU also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen via Biharkeresztes and Püspökladany in around 5 h 49 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Shuttle from Cluj to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro

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