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There are 10 ways to get from Italy to Transylvania by plane, bus, taxi, 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.

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Fly Rome to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7 h 59 min

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

$99 - $250

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Cluj-Napoca, bus, taxi  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BGY - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
  3. Take a taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania

$54 - $188

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Fly Bologna to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$64 - $308

Fly Bari to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7 h 19 min

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

$58 - $260

Fly Bologna to Sibiu, bus  •  12 h 12 min

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

$59 - $277

Train, bus  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice to Târgu Mureș

$113 - $179

Train  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$190 - $340

Bus  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sibiu
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş

$65 - $102

Bus, train  •  39 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Alba Iulia
  2. Take the train from Alba Iulia to Targu Mures Ir / ...

$77 - $111

Drive  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Transylvania 1145.1 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Transylvania is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 34 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Transylvania is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Via Di Porta Maggiore and arriving at Band via Roma, Sibiu and Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 13 min.

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The distance between Italy and Transylvania is 1024 km. The road distance is 1832.1 km.

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The best way to get from Italy to Transylvania without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 25 min and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Italy to Transylvania, including transfers.

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Italy to Transylvania bus services, operated by Bep's Travel, depart from Roma station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Transylvania is to train which takes 28 h 4 min and costs 160€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 34 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Italy to Transylvania bus services, operated by Vilex Tur, arrive at Târgu Mureş station.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Transylvania.
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  • Distance: 640 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Italy and Transylvania, Romania?

You can take a train from Rome to Transylvania via Venezia Mestre, Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Targu Mures in around 28 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Transylvania via Termini, Roma, Sibiu, Târgu Mureş, and Târgu Mureș in around 34 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Bologna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bari to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Brianna Tour
Vilex Tur
Phone
0250 735498
Email
vilextur.agentie@rdslink.ro
Website
vilextur.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
vilextur.ro
Trans Seb
Phone
+4-0740-034.413
Website
transseb.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transseb.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Roma to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
33 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16

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Yes, the driving distance between Italy to Transylvania is 1832 km. It takes approximately 18 h 19 min to drive from Italy to Transylvania.

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Wizz Air, Tarom and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Transylvania. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Italy to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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