How to get from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca

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Recommended option

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) ZAG - CLJ

$139 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj

$41 - $59

4 alternative options

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  11 h 53 min

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

$168 - $726

Train  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti Adria First Flight
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca Ic

$77 - $115

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca 492.9 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca Eurobusways

$142 - $237

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

LOT, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Budapest Népliget in around 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zagreb to Sibiu via Dubrovnik, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Sibiu via Split, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
fany.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
huben.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Brianna Tour
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Cluj-Napoca is 595 km. The road distance is 789 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 250 kn - 370 kn and takes 12 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 850 kn - 2.500 kn.

No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Cluj Napoca via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Cluj via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Zagreb to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.