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Air

Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport is 7km east of the old town. Buses 5 and 8 connect the airport with central Cluj (Piaţa Mihai Viteazul). Services are every 10 to 20 minutes between 5am and 10pm. The journey takes 30 minutes. The airport is served by numerous airlines.

Blue Air (www.blueairweb.com) Services between Cluj and various cities, including Tel Aviv, Bucharest and Dublin.

Lufthansa (www.lufthansa.com) Sends daily flights between Cluj and both Munich and Frankfurt am Main.

Tarom (www.tarom.ro) Domestic flights between Cluj and Bucharest.

Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com) Links Cluj with İstanbul.

Wizz Air (www.wizzair.com) Budget carrier flies to London Luton, Paris Beauvais, Barcelona, Malta, Rome, Cologne and more.

Bus

Domestic and international bus services depart mostly from Bus Station Beta. The bus station is 350m northwest of the train station (take the overpass). Check www.autogari.ro for current routes and departure/arrival stations.

Domestic Destinations

Domestic bus services include the following, usually departing from Bus Station Beta, the main bus station.

Baia Mare

Cost (lei)

40-70

Duration (hr)

3

Frequency (daily)

8

Bistriţa

Cost (lei)

25

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

8

Braşov

Cost (lei)

65

Duration (hr)

4¾–5½

Frequency (daily)

6

Bucharest

Cost (lei)

60-90

Duration (hr)

9

Frequency (daily)

6

Sibiu

Cost (lei)

30-40

Duration (hr)

3¼-4

Frequency (daily)

almost hourly

Buses to Turda run both from a stop at Piaţa Mihai Viteazu and Bus Station Beta (7 lei, 45 minutes, half-hourly).

International Destinations

International bus services leave from Bus Station Beta. Flixbus (www.flixbus.ro) is a cheap and dependable operator. Sample destinations and prices include:

Bratislava

Price (lei)

160 lei

Duration (hr)

13

Frequency

daily

Budapest

Price (lei)

80 lei

Duration (hr)

Frequency

5 daily

Vienna

Price (lei)

160 lei

Duration (hr)

10

Frequency

several daily

Train

Trains from Cluj-Napoca's train station reach the following destinations; routes are direct unless stated. The Agenţia de Voiaj CFR sells domestic and international train tickets in advance. Left-luggage service is available at the station.

Bistriţa

Cost (lei)

18

Duration (hr)

3

Frequency (daily)

2 (more via Sărățel)

Braşov

Cost (lei)

75

Duration (hr)

7-8

Frequency (daily)

6

Bucharest

Cost (lei)

90

Duration (hr)

10-11

Frequency (daily)

5

Budapest

Cost (lei)

150

Duration (hr)

5

Frequency (daily)

2

Huedin

Cost (lei)

6-15

Duration (hr)

¾-1¼

Frequency (daily)

15

Iaşi

Cost (lei)

90

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

4

Oradea

Cost (lei)

40

Duration (hr)

2¼-4

Frequency (daily)

12

Sibiu

Cost (lei)

50

Duration (hr)

5

Frequency (daily)

1 (more via Copsa Mica)

Sighişoara

Cost (lei)

40-60

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

4 (more via Teiuș)

Suceava

Cost (lei)

70

Duration (hr)

7

Frequency (daily)

4

Târgu Mureş

Cost (lei)

25

Duration (hr)

Frequency (daily)

1 (via Aiud or Războieni)

Timişoara

Cost (lei)

70

Duration (hr)

5½-7½

Frequency (daily)

3 (more via Teiuș)

Zalău

Cost (lei)

45

Duration (hr)

4

Frequency (daily)

1 (more via Jibou)