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

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Bus, shuttle  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$65 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen
  2. Take the train from Debrecen to Chop Ic
  3. Take the train from Chop to Kosice predmestie

$24 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj - Calea Floresti to Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice 912

$35 - $48

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Košice 228 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Kosice (KSC) CLJ - KSC

$44 - $245

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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice is to bus and train which costs $24 - $40 and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice is to fly which costs $40 - $250 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Košice. However, there are services departing from Cluj - Calea Floresti and arriving at Košice via Budapest, Budapest Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Košice is 278 km. The road distance is 364.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 9 h 46 min and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Košice bus services, operated by President Tour, depart from Cluj - Calea Floresti station.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $40 - $250 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Cluj-Napoca to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice station.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Košice.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Košice, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Košice via Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport and Budapest, Budapest Airport in around 10 h 15 min. Alternatively, LOT, Wizz Air and four other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Košice 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Kosice predmestie
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
huben.ro
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Cluj - Calea Floresti to Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Košice is 1 h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 7:42 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 6:42 AM in Košice.

Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Košice is 365 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Košice.

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Wizz Air, Eurowings, Tarom and three other airlines offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $37 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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