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

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Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) VIE - CLJ

$61 - $250

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Bus via Westbahnhof  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Viena- Hotel IBIS to Cluj-Napoca

$18

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Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sibiu (SBZ) VIE - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca

$108 - $644

Fly to Suceava, train  •  12h 13m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Suceava (SCV) VIE - SCV
  2. Take the train from Suceava to Cluj Napoca

$47 - $221

Train  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Cluj Napoca Ir

$20 - $58

Bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Cluj-Napoca

$73 - $83

Drive  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca 698.7 km

$80 - $120

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cluj-Napoca is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cluj-Napoca is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cluj-Napoca is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Romania.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to bus via Westbahnhof which costs 15€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 50€ - 210€.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Stephansplatz and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 49m.

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The distance between Vienna and Cluj-Napoca is 566 km. The road distance is 698.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to train which takes 11h 49m and costs 16€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Vienna to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 50€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 50€ and takes 11h 49m, you could also bus via Westbahnhof, which costs 15€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 10:34 AM in Vienna and 11:34 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

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  • Distance: 566 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

Wizz Air flies from Simmering to Cluj-Napoca twice a week. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Cluj Napoca once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $55 and the journey takes 10h 43m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$12 - $160
Flights from Vienna to Suceava
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Suceava
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Suceava to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$8 - $11
1st Class
$23 - $27
Train from Wien Hbf to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$45 - $51
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Vienna to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is 699 km. It takes approximately 8h 4m to drive from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Vienna Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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