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There are 3 ways to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Novaci to Tălmaciu

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Taxi  •  4h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Rânca to Bâlea Lake 221.1 km

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Rânca to Bâlea Lake 221.1 km
Rânca → Bâlea Lake
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bâlea Lake is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bâlea Lake is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bâlea Lake is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 4h 7m.

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It is 80 km from Rânca to Bâlea Lake. It is approximately 221.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake without a car is to bus which takes 6h 48m and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rânca to Bâlea Lake is 221 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Rânca to Bâlea Lake.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bâlea Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rânca to Bâlea Lake.
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  • Distance: 80.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Rânca, Romania and Bâlea Lake, Romania?

Expres Transport operates a bus from Novaci to Tălmaciu twice daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 4h 12m.

Bus operators
Expres Transport
Bus from Novaci to Tălmaciu
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Twice daily
Estimated price
Schedules at
Expres Transport
Other operators
Taxi from Rânca to Bâlea Lake
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Lux Taxi
+40 722 937 000

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