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There are 4 ways to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Caineni

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bordei hc. to Câineni

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Podari to Bâlea Lake

Drive

  1. Drive from Podari to Bâlea Lake
Podari → Bâlea Lake
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bâlea Lake is 800 800 358.

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The cheapest way to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 4h 38m.

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It is 164 km from Podari to Bâlea Lake. It is approximately 252 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake without a car is to bus which takes 6h 52m and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake is to bus which takes 6h 52m and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8h 2m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Podari to Bâlea Lake is 252 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Podari to Bâlea Lake.

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Map of how to get from Podari to Bâlea Lake.
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  • Distance: 164.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Podari, Dolj, Romania and Bâlea Lake, Romania?

Transmixt operates a bus from Craiova to Caineni once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 4h 7m. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bordei hc. to Câineni twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.ro
Bus from Craiova to Caineni
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Podari to Bâlea Lake
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi PMI
Phone
+40 251 590 002
Taxi Barby
Phone
+40 251 542 727
Website
taxi-barby.business.site
Dispecerat Taxi Romnicon
Phone
+40 251 422 226

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