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

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Fly  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Istanbul (IST) CLJ - IST

$90 - $156

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$45 - $58

4 alternative options

Bus  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Mangalia
  2. Take the bus from Mangalia to Istanbul - Aksaray

$54 - $77

Bus, night bus  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Autogara Militari
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Shumen, Shumen
  3. Take the bus from Shumen to Istanbul

$52 - $90

Train, bus  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta Ir
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$56 - $80

Drive  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul 701.8 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul is to train and night train which costs $45 - $60 and takes 27 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul is to fly which costs $90 - $160 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Istanbul is 770 km. The road distance is 1122.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Cluj and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Mangalia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 30 min.

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There are 2181+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 481 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Tarom fly from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul via Mangalia in around 23 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
fany.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Mangalia to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Shumen, Shumen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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