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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains by plane, train, bus, shuttle, night train or car

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Fly Zurich to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  13h 12m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) ZRH - CLJ
  2. Take the train from Gherla to Topliţa

$148 - $645

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Bus, train  •  36h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Brasov
  2. Take the train from Braşov to Gălăuţaş Hm. R: Braşov - Topliţa / ...

$20 - $26

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Fly Zurich to Sibiu, bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Sibiu (SBZ) ZRH - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
  3. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Toplita - Peco Petrom

$211 - $901

Fly Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni, bus, train  •  11h 58m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ZRH - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
  3. Take the train from Brasov to Toplita

$123 - $309

Train to Basel, fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BSL - CLJ
  3. Take the train from Gherla to Topliţa

$120 - $715

Train, train to Memmingen, fly to Suceava, bus  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  2. Take the train from Singen to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Memmingen
  4. Fly from Memmingen (FMM) to Suceava (SCV) FMM - SCV
  5. Take the bus from Suceava to Borca

$231 - $643

Train  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Toplita Ic

$208 - $321

Night train, train  •  26h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti En
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Toplita Ic

$166 - $256

Bus  •  32h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Targu Mures
  2. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Toplita - Peco Petrom 004 / ...

$131 - $158

Drive  •  18h 25m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains 995.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains is to bus and train which costs SFr 19 - SFr 26 and takes 36h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains is to fly and bus and train which costs SFr 120 - SFr 310 and takes 11h 58m.

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The distance between Zürich and Carpathian Mountains is 1279 km. The road distance is 1592.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains without a car is to train which takes 25h 26m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 13h 12m to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains is to train which takes 25h 26m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 130 - SFr 160 and takes 32h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Carpathian Mountains is 1593 km. It takes approximately 18h 25m to drive from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains.

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Swiss, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Carpathian Mountains. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains.
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  • Distance: 799.5 miles
  • Duration: 13h 12m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Carpathian Mountains, Romania?

You can take a train from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains via Budapest-Keleti and Toplita in around 25h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Carpathian Mountains via Târgu Mureș and Toplita - Peco Petrom in around 32h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Sibiu via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Sibiu via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Basel to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Memmingen to Suceava
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Gherla to Topliţa
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Toplita
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Braşov to Gălăuţaş Hm.
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Singen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Toplita - Peco Petrom
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro
Tasa Suceava Atlassib
Phone
+4-0742-105.209
Website
tasa.ro
Bus from Suceava to Borca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tasa.ro
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
29h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Zürich to Brasov
Ave. Duration
29h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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