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There are 5 ways to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Normandia Transport  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu T2-T3 / ...

$12 - $15

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Bus Expres Transport  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Buziaş to Târgu Jiu

$13

Train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Arad R / ...
  2. Take the train from Arad to Targu Jiu D

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  4h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu 171.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu 171.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu is to bus which costs $13 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Timişoara and arriving at Târgu Jiu. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Targu Jiu via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Timișoara and Târgu Jiu is 179 km. The road distance is 274.2 km.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu without a car is to bus which takes 5h 59m and costs $12 - $15.

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The bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu takes 5h 59m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Timișoara to Târgu Jiu bus services, operated by Normandia Transport, depart from Timişoara station.

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Timișoara to Târgu Jiu train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Timisoara Nord station.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu is to bus which takes 5h 59m and costs $12 - $15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $20 and takes 8h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu.
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  • Distance: 111.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Târgu Jiu, Romania?

Normandia Transport operates a bus from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 5h 59m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu via Arad in around 8h 10m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Arad
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Targu Jiu
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Normandia Transport
Phone
+4-0250.861.151
Website
normandiatransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
normandiatransport.com
Expres Transport
Phone
0353.806.666
Email
office@eta.ro
Website
eta.ro
Bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
eta.ro
Bus from Buziaş to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
eta.ro
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Getax
Phone
+40 256 134 470
Eco Taxi
Phone
+40 256 120 120

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Timișoara to Târgu Jiu bus services, operated by Normandia Transport, arrive at Târgu Jiu station.

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Timișoara to Târgu Jiu train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Targu Jiu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Timișoara to Târgu Jiu is 274 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Târgu Jiu. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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