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There are 8 ways to get from London to Craiova by train, plane, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Train to London Luton, fly to Craiova  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Craiova (CRA) LTN - CRA

$88 - $325

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Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  2. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Craiova

$72 - $75

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Fly London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni, train  •  11 h 31 min

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

$108 - $474

Fly London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni, train  •  11 h 57 min

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

$76 - $442

Train  •  31 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Ilia Ic
  5. Take the train from Ilia to Craiova D

$393 - $705

Bus and ferry  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Barking to Craiova

$78 - $113

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Craiova

$586 - $782

Drive, car ferry  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Craiova

$331 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Craiova is to bus which costs £55 - £58 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Craiova is to train and fly which costs £65 - £250 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Craiova via London Barking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Craiova. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Craiova via Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Ilia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 2 min.

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The distance between London and Craiova is 1214 miles.

The best way to get from London to Craiova without a car is to train which takes 31 h 2 min and costs £300 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from London to Craiova, including transfers.

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London to Craiova bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from London Barking station.

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London to Craiova train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Craiova is to train which takes 31 h 2 min and costs £300 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £58 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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Map of how to get from London to Craiova.
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  • Distance: 1214.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between London, England and Craiova, Romania?

You can take a train from London to Craiova via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Ilia in around 31 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Craiova via Râmnicu Vâlcea in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Ilia to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from London Barking to Craiova
Ave. Duration
36 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
46 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Craiova Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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London to Craiova bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Craiova station.

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Craiova is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 12:22 PM in London and 2:22 PM in Craiova.

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

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Wizz Air offers flights from London Luton Airport to Craiova Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Craiova. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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