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

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Bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca OMV Gas Station to Budapest Nepliget Aiud - Budapest / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen N1311 / ...

54€ - 269€

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Train, bus  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Kelenfoeld Ir
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen 1260 / ...

21€ - 42€

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Train, bus via Püspökladány  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Puespoekladany Ir
  2. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Zuglo Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen 876

25€ - 42€

Bus via Cluj  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen N1311 / ...

28€ - 37€

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen 499.8 km

55€ - 85€

Fly Cluj-Napoca to Budapest, bus  •  10h 59m

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

69€ - 720€

Fly Cluj-Napoca to Krakow, night bus  •  13h 6m

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

60€ - 121€

Train, train to Tirgu Mures, fly to Budapest, bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
  2. Take the train from Războieni to Vidrasău h.
  3. Fly from Tirgu Mures (TGM) to Budapest (BUD) TGM - BUD
  4. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen

40€ - 169€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen is to bus via Cluj which costs $30 - $45 and takes 11h 58m.

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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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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 43m and costs $60 - $310.

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It takes approximately 10h 43m to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen, including transfers.

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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 1:46 PM in Cluj-Napoca and 12:46 PM in Zvolen.

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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Ryanair, Tarom, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 388.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 43m

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 Nepliget, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Zvolen, and Zvolen Osobna Stanica in around 10h 43m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Tirgu Mures to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
7€ - 75€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 16€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Cluj Napoca to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 28€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
24€ - 28€
Train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 7€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
5€ - 7€
Train from Războieni to Vidrasău h.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Interregional Calatori
Phone
004-0264-596775
Email
office@viaterraspedition.ro
Website
viaterraspedition.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Războieni
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Website
Interregional Calatori
Bus operators
Christian Transfers
Website
christiantransfers.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca OMV Gas Station to Budapest Nepliget
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
40€ - 60€
Private Shuttle
180€ - 260€
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 21€
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€ - 23€
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Schedules at
briannatour.ro

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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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