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

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Train via Püspökladány

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
  2. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
  3. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Koebanya-Kispest
  4. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás

Bus via Cluj

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás

Drive

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Budapest (BUD)
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár by train

The train journey time between Cluj-Napoca and Székesfehérvár is around 8h 57m and covers a distance of around 461 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 22m. The fastest train normally takes 7h 52m. Operated by Romanian Railways (CFR) and Hungarian Railways (MÁV), the Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár train service departs from Cluj Napoca and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 35m
Layover time:
1h 22m
Total time:
8h 57m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 52m
Train distance:
461 km
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
5 844 Ft
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:50
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár is to train which costs $14 - $40 and takes 9h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár is to drive. Taking this option will cost $55 - $85 and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Cluj-Napoca and arriving at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Újbuda-központ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Biharkeresztes, Puespoekladany and Koebanya-Kispest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Székesfehérvár is 396 km. The road distance is 521 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár without a car is to train via Püspökladány which takes 9h 5m and costs $19 - $40.

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It takes approximately 9h 5m to get from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by GIG, depart from Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár 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 Székesfehérvár is to train via Püspökladány which takes 9h 5m and costs $19 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár.
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  • Distance: 396.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 5m

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

You can take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár via Biharkeresztes, Puespoekladany, and Koebanya-Kispest in around 9h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Újbuda-központ in around 9h 16m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 4 400 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 200 Ft - 1 600 Ft
1st Class
3 900 Ft - 4 400 Ft
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
370 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
370 Ft - 470 Ft
1st Class
1 600 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
3 000 Ft - 3 800 Ft
1st Class
8 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Koebanya-Kispest
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 900 Ft - 3 500 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigtour.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8 276 Ft
Website
GIG
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 Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest - Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Székesfehérvár is 1h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 8:01 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 7:01 AM in Székesfehérvár.

Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár is 521 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Székesfehérvár.

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Tarom, LOT, Lufthansa and Wizz Air offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Székesfehérvár. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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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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