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There are 4 ways to get from Niš to Craiova by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Niteks to Kladovo
  2. Take the bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Craiova

$17 - $19

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Pantelej to Zaječar
  2. Take the train from Zaječar to Veljkovo
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Craiova

$11 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Niteks to Negotin
  2. Take the bus from Negotin to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Craiova

$14 - $19

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Niš to Craiova 154.6 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niš to Craiova is to bus and train which costs RSD 1400 - RSD 2000 and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niš to Craiova is to drive which costs RSD 2800 - RSD 4200 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Niš and Craiova is 188 km. The road distance is 247.4 km.

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The best way to get from Niš to Craiova without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 31 min and costs RSD 1400 - RSD 2000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Niš to Craiova, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Niš to Craiova is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs RSD 1700 - RSD 2000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 1100 - RSD 2500 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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Craiova is 1 h ahead of Niš. It is currently 7:49 AM in Niš and 8:49 AM in Craiova.

Yes, the driving distance between Niš to Craiova is 247 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Niš to Craiova.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Craiova. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Niš to Craiova.
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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

What companies run services between Niš, Serbia and Craiova, Romania?

You can take a bus from Niš to Craiova via Kladovo and Drobeta Turnu Severin in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niš to Craiova via Zaječar, Veljkovo, Gradets, Vidin, and Vidin in around 11 h 58 min.

Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Pantelej to Zaječar
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Zaječar to Veljkovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$1 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niteks to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niteks to Negotin
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
AXI Tours
Phone
021-300.75.35
Website
axitours.com
Bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
axitours.com

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