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

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Fly from Katowice  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) KTW - CLJ

$66 - $262

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Train via Biharkeresztes  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  4. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic

$54 - $81

6 alternative options

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) KRK - CLJ

$88 - $281

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) WAW - CLJ

$80 - $295

Bus via Bratislava AS  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  3. Take the bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca

$85 - $109

Train  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Cluj Napoca Ic

$55 - $81

Bus Ecolines  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj

$62 - $84

Drive  •  9h 53m

  1. Drive from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca 426.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is to train which costs 200 zł - 310 zł and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is to train and fly which costs 290 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice station to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station and arriving at Cluj-Napoca via Bratislava AS and Oradea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Budapest-Nyugati, Püspökladany and Biharkeresztes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 21m.

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The distance between Katowice and Cluj-Napoca is 514 km. The road distance is 682 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 14h 40m and costs 310 zł - 410 zł.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Katowice to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Katowice to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 6h 46m and costs 240 zł - 1 000 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 zł - 410 zł and takes 14h 40m, you could also train, which costs 200 zł - 310 zł and takes 15h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 321.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

LOT and Wizz Air fly from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Bratislava, Bratislava AS, and Oradea in around 14h 40m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Malta
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fany.ro
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Voion Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0743-058.899
Website
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Ecolines
Kameleon
Phone
0040-264-599182
Email
office@kameleon.ro
Website
kameleon.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
kameleon.ro
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Katowice to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1h ahead of Katowice. It is currently 9:50 AM in Katowice and 10:50 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

Katowice to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is 682 km. It takes approximately 9h 53m to drive from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca.

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LOT and Wizz Air offer flights from Katowice Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46m and costs 27 zł.

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