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

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Bus  •  5 h 59 min

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

$12 - $15

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Train, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Caransebes R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Caransebeş to Târgu Jiu

$11 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Deva Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Deva to Targu Jiu Ir

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  4 h 20 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu 171.4 miles

$27 - $40

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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 5 h 59 min.

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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 Deva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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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 5 h 59 min and costs .

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The bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu takes 5 h 59 min 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 5 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 37 min.

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

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 5 h 59 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu via Deva in around 7 h 37 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Caransebes
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Deva
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Deva to Targu Jiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Normandia Transport
Phone
+4-0250.861.151
Website
normandiatransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
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
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
etatargujiu.autogari.ro
Bus from Caransebeş to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
etatargujiu.autogari.ro
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Caransebeş to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Timișoara to Târgu Jiu
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Getax
Phone
+40 256 134 470
Eco Taxi
Phone
+40 256 120 120

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

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