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Suceava

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

The bus station (216 089) is in the town centre at Str Armenească. Bus and maxitaxi services include 13 daily to Gura Humorului (€1.40), eight to Botoşani (€1.40), six to Rădăuţi (€1.40), five to Iaşi (€4.50) and Vatra Dornei (€3), four to Bucharest (€9.20) and three to Târgu Neamţ (€2.30). Tickets for international destinations are sold at window 4. Several daily buses go to Chernivtsi in Ukraine (€5.70) and three a week to Chişinău in Moldova (€8.60).

Train

The stop for buses to the train station is east of Piaţa 22 Decembrie, across B-dul Ana Ipătescu, next to McDonald’s.

Suceava’s two train stations Gară Burdujeni (aka Gară Sud or Gară Principala) and Gară Nord, are north of the city centre. The Agenţie de Voiaj CFR (214 335; Str Nicolae Bălcescu 8; 7am-8pm Mon-Fri) sells advance tickets. The majority of trains will originate or terminate at the newly spruced Gară Burdujeni.

Train service includes ten to Gură Humoru­lui (€2.10, 70 minutes) – get off at the Gură Humorului Oraş stop, six to Vatra Dornei (€7, 3¼ hours), eight to Iaşi (€4.20, two hours), five to Timişoara (€18, 14 hours) and five daily to Bucharest (€15.50, seven hours). To get to Moldoviţa, change at Vama.

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Air

Suceava’s Ştefan cel Mare Airport (www.aeroportsuceava.ro) is about 15km northeast of the centre.

Tarom (214 686; www.tarom.ro; Str Nicolae Bălcescu 2;9am-7pm Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm Sat) has four weekly flights to Bucharest. Carpatair (airport 529 559; www.carpatair.com) doesn’t have an office in Suceava, but flies to Timişoara and points beyond three times a week.

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