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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus ALSA  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie

$30 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus Normandia Transport  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Târgu Jiu
  2. Take the bus from Târgu Jiu to Cluj-Napoca Cj2-Cj3 / ...

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Cluj Napoca Ir

$15 - $23

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca 250.1 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) OTP - CLJ

$33 - $109

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca is to train which costs $15 - $23 and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Craiova and Cluj-Napoca is 273 km. The road distance is 400.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Craiova and arriving at Cluj Napoca*Roumanie via Pitesti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Craiova and arriving at Cluj Napoca. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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

You can take a bus from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca via Piteşti and Pitesti in around 7 h 43 min. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Craiova to Cluj-Napoca once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $130
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Astra S.A
Phone
+4-0248-63.63.02
Website
astrasa.autogari.ro
Bus from Craiova to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
astrasa.autogari.ro
AXI Tours
Phone
021-300.75.35
Website
axitours.com
Bus from Craiova to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
axitours.com
Normandia Transport
Phone
+4-0250.861.151
Website
normandiatransport.com
Bus from Târgu Jiu to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
normandiatransport.com
Expres Transport
Phone
0353.806.666
Email
office@eta.ro
Website
eta.ro
Bus from Târgu Jiu to Targu Mure
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
etatargujiu.autogari.ro

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