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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Transylvania by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tirgu Mures  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) VIE - TGM

$87 - $281

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Bus FlixBus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş N963

$44 - $73

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Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  9h 20m

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

$130 - $416

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) VIE - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$120 - $417

Train  •  15h 11m

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

$86 - $126

Bus Matei Unitrans  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Turda
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$64 - $88

Drive  •  9h 12m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Transylvania 536.4 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Transylvania is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Transylvania is to fly which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Band via Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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The distance between Vienna and Transylvania is 628 km. The road distance is 858.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Transylvania without a car is to bus which takes 14h 45m and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Vienna to Transylvania, including transfers.

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Vienna to Transylvania bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Transylvania is to fly which takes 6h 34m and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 14h 45m, you could also train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 15h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Vienna to Transylvania bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Transylvania.
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  • Distance: 392.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Transylvania, Romania?

Tarom, Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Vienna to Transylvania 6 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Transylvania once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 12h 50m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Tirgu Mures via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Tirgu Mures via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.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 Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Turda
Ave. Duration
15h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autogenn.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Transylvania is 858 km. It takes approximately 9h 12m to drive from Vienna to Transylvania.

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Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Vienna Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Transylvania. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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

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