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There are 8 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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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Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen 1260 / ...

26€ - 40€

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Train, bus  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Kelenfoeld Ir
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zvolen 976 / ...

22€ - 36€

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Bus via Budapest  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen 1260 / ...

23€ - 43€

Train  •  12h 59m

  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 Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Surany to Zvolen mesto R

25€ - 40€

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen 312.4 miles

55€ - 80€

Fly to Budapest, night bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Budapest (BUD) CLJ - BUD
  2. Take the night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen

42€ - 300€

Fly to Vienna, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Vienna (VIE) CLJ - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto

85€ - 351€

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  12h 18m

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Krakow (KRK) CLJ - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica

82€ - 252€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen is to train and bus which costs $25 - $45 and takes 12h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Zvolen mesto via Biharkeresztes, Püspökladany, Budapest-Nyugati, Nove Zamky and Surany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 59m.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Zvolen is 389 km. The road distance is 499.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen without a car is to bus which takes 10h 18m and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 10h 18m to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen 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 Zvolen is to bus which takes 10h 18m and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $28 - $50 and takes 12h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Zvolen is 1h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 4:26 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 3:26 AM in Zvolen.

Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 243 miles
  • Duration: 10h 18m

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen via Budapest Népliget, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Zvolen, and Zvolen osobna stanica in around 10h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen via Biharkeresztes, Püspökladany, Budapest-Nyugati, Nove Zamky, and Surany in around 12h 59m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
19€ - 130€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 600€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn

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 Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Surany to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 22€
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
17€ - 24€
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€
Schedules at
gigtour.ro

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Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen mesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen is 500 km. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen.

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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 223+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at 35€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs $1.

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