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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  •  3 h 46 min

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

$107 - $398

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Cluj-Napoca N963 / ...

$38 - $68

5 alternative options

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  8 h 5 min

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

$135 - $421

Train via Püspökladany  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Köbanya-Kispest to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  4. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic

$67 - $99

Train  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$68 - $100

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Cluj-Napoca

$60 - $85

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca 431.2 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which costs 90€ - 350€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Cluj-Napoca. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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

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The distance between Vienna and Cluj-Napoca is 566 km. The road distance is 690 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to train which takes 11 h and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Vienna to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, depart from Wien station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 90€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 11 h, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 57 min.

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  • Distance: 353.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Wizz Air flies from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca via Kelenföld, Köbanya-Kispest, Püspökladany, and Biharkeresztes in around 11 h.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Köbanya-Kispest to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Cluj Napoca - OMV
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Vienna to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, arrive at Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 5:51 PM in Vienna and 6:51 PM in Cluj-Napoca.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Cluj-Napoca is 690 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min 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 649+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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