There are 9 ways to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca by train, bus, 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

Train, bus via Szolnok  •  15 h 11 min

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

$62 - $89

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca

$53 - $84

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Train, bus via Debrecen  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen Ic
  3. Take the bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Vienna, Vienna P5
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Cluj-Napoca

$87 - $116

Bus Ecolines  •  20 h 2 min

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

$60 - $82

Drive  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca 426.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Katowice  •  7 h 6 min

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

$66 - $262

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  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, fly  •  6 h 14 min

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

$80 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 220 zł - 310 zł and takes 20 h 2 min.

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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 6 h 14 min.

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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 Wien. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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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 train and bus which takes 15 h 11 min and costs 230 zł - 330 zł.

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It takes approximately 15 h 11 min 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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The best way to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which takes 19 h 10 min and costs 320 zł - 430 zł. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 240 zł - 1 000 zł and takes 7 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 321.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna, Vienna and Wien in around 19 h 10 min. Alternatively, LOT, Wizz Air and Lufthansa fly from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca 5 times a day.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Warsaw to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Bari
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Katowice to Cluj-Napoca via Hahn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Krakow to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
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 Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Szolnok to Cluj
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
huben.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj - Calea Floresti
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6

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