There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Cluj-Napoca by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) PRG - CLJ

$106 - $317

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Night train, train  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Budapest-Keleti Metropol
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$40 - $61

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Bus Brianna Tour  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha Florenc to Cluj

$60 - $85

Train, bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bruck/Leitha Rex
  3. Take the bus from Bruck/Leitha Bahnhof to Oradea
  4. Take the train from Oradea to Cluj Napoca Ic / ...

$94 - $115

Train, EuroNight  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$49 - $75

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Sebeș N959 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sebeş to Cluj-Napoca

$74 - $120

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Cluj-Napoca 609 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha Florenc and arriving at Cluj. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Wien Hauptbahnhof and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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The distance between Prague and Cluj-Napoca is 771 km. The road distance is 974.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Prague to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Prague to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, depart from Praha Florenc station.

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Prague to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Prague to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, arrive at Cluj station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 481.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

Lufthansa, LOT and six other airlines fly from Prague to Cluj-Napoca every 3 hours. Alternatively, Brianna Tour operates a bus from Prague to Cluj-Napoca 6 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 13 h 39 min. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Prague to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
cd.cz
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 Wien Hbf to Bruck/Leitha
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Prague to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Bruck/Leitha Bahnhof to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.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 Prague, Prague Main station to Sebeș
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sebeş to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro

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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 8:03 AM in Prague and 9:03 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Cluj-Napoca is 974 km. It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to drive from Prague to Cluj-Napoca.

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Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air, Tarom and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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