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Craiova Airport is situated 8km east of the centre along the main highway (E70) to Bucharest. Most passenger flights are operated by budget carrier Wizz Air (, with regularly scheduled flights to London, as well as a handful of destinations in Spain and Italy. City bus 9 connects the airport to the centre.


The main bus station, about 50m to the left as you exit the train station, appears at first glance like utter anarchy but is actually well organised. Regular buses and maxitaxis leave from here to Bucharest (around 50 lei, five hours, hourly). There are also regular bus services to Timişoara (50 lei, seven hours, four daily) and Drobeta-Turnu Severin (20 lei, two hours, several daily), among other cities.


All fast trains between Bucharest and Timişoara stop at Craiova’s train station. Services include trains to Bucharest (60 lei, three hours, 12 daily), Timişoara (70 lei, six hours, seven daily), Drobeta-Turnu Severin (35 lei, two hours) and Târgu Jiu (35 lei, two hours).