There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) FRA - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$138 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Nicolaescu  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Cluj-Napoca
  2. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Târgu Mureş

$19 - $23

5 alternative options

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sibiu (SBZ) FRA - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș

$168 - $579

Train via Wien  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$260 - $382

Train  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$273 - $394

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  26 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Turda
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$72 - $99

Drive  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania 987.5 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 26 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania is to fly and bus which costs 110€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Transylvania is 1221 km. The road distance is 1580 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Band via Cluj-Napoca and Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Transylvania, Romania?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania via Wien, Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Targu Mures in around 22 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Transylvania via Cluj-Napoca, Târgu Mureş, and Târgu Mureș in around 26 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Milan Malpensa, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Geneva, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Prague, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Hannover, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Turda
Ave. Duration
22 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Sebali Trans
Website
sebalitrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sebalitrans.ro

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