There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Transylvania by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  9 h 15 min

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

$124 - $414

Cheapest option

Bus Euro Fratello Srl  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
  2. Take the bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureş

$6 - $7

7 alternative options

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$114 - $415

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
  3. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Band

$89 - $254

Fly to Iasi, bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Iasi (IAS) VIE - IAS
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Târgu Mureș

$143 - $345

Train, bus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
  3. Take the bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureş

$78 - $110

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 51 min

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

$48 - $88

Train  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Vintu de Jos D
  2. Take the train from Vintu de Jos to Sanpaul H.m. Regional

$115 - $163

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Transylvania 536.4 miles

$95 - $150

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Transylvania twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Transylvania via Vintu de Jos and Sanpaul H.m. in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Vintu de Jos
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Braşov to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Band
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Braşov to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Iași to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Irina Trans
Phone
+4-0749-226.971
Website
irinatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
irinatrans.autogari.ro
Voion Trans SRL
Website
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Sebali Trans
Website
sebalitrans.ro
Bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sebalitrans.ro
Rocada Serv
Phone
+4-0744-62.66.32
Website
rocadaserv.autogari.ro
Bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
rocadaserv.autogari.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Fratello Srl
Phone
0724 122 272
Email
rezervari@euro-fratello.ro
Website
euro-fratello.ro
Bus from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
euro-fratello.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Transylvania is 628 km. The road distance is 858 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Transylvania is to bus which costs 5€ - 6€ and takes 18 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Transylvania is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 95€ - 360€.

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Vienna and arriving at Band via Cluj and Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Vienna to Transylvania, including transfers.