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There are 5 ways to get from Craiova to Timișoara by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Obada Trans SRL  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Timişoara

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus Viitorul Transport  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Târgu Jiu
  2. Take the bus from Târgu Jiu to Timişoara

$17 - $20

Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Arad D
  2. Take the train from Arad to Timisoara Nord R / ...

$16 - $25

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Craiova to Timișoara 213.8 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  7 h 57 min

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

$22 - $103

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The cheapest way to get from Craiova to Timișoara is to bus which costs $13 - $17 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Craiova to Timișoara is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Craiova and arriving at Timişoara. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Craiova to Timișoara. However, there are services departing from Craiova and arriving at Timisoara Nord via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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The distance between Craiova and Timișoara is 258 km. The road distance is 342.1 km.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Timișoara without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $13 - $17.

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The bus from Craiova to Timişoara takes 7 h 9 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Craiova to Timișoara bus services, operated by Obada Trans SRL, depart from Craiova station.

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Craiova to Timișoara train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Craiova station.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Timișoara is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $13 - $17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $16 - $26 and takes 9 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Craiova to Timișoara.
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  • Distance: 161.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Craiova, Romania and Timișoara, Romania?

Obada Trans SRL operates a bus from Craiova to Timișoara 3 times a day, and the journey takes 7 h 9 min. Dacos also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Craiova to Timișoara via Arad in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Arad
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Obada Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0726.922.277
Website
obadatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Craiova to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
obadatrans.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
$5
Schedules at
axitours.com
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Târgu Jiu to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Timisoara Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Craiova to Timișoara bus services, operated by Obada Trans SRL, arrive at Timişoara station.

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Craiova to Timișoara train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Timisoara Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Craiova to Timișoara is 342 km. It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to drive from Craiova to Timișoara.

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Ryanair and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Timisoara Airport.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Timișoara. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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