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There are 6 ways to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) MUC - CLJ

$99 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus Kruiser  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich Fröttmaning to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca

$94 - $106

4 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$153 - $219

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld Rj
  3. Take the train from Köbanya-Kispest to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  5. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic

$141 - $217

Bus Alexa Trans  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Regensburg, Regensburg central station 083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg to Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest

$101 - $106

Drive  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Cluj-Napoca 688.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 80€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest via Regensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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The distance between Munich and Cluj-Napoca is 916 km. The road distance is 1101.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to train which takes 15 h 34 min and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 85€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 15 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 572.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

Lufthansa flies from Munich to Cluj-Napoca 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Cluj-Napoca via Budapest-Keleti in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Munich to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 München Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Köbanya-Kispest to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Munich Fröttmaning to Oradea
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
3 h 7 min
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
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from München ZOB to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from München to Regensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Alexa Trans
Phone
0040 263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Regensburg to Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Munich to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Alexa Trans, arrive at Cluj-Napoca Autogara Sens Vest station.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Munich. It is currently 9:26 PM in Munich and 10:26 PM in Cluj-Napoca.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Cluj-Napoca is 1102 km. It takes approximately 12 h 12 min to drive from Munich to Cluj-Napoca.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 654+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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