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Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

by tomglasser Online Now Jun 27, 2009 at 8:08 AM

I need to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich in mid July and I'm a budget backpacker. I can't find out if there are any bus routes to Munich from Cluj and I have no idea how much train tickets will cost. All the flights are too expensive.If anyone has any idea about train or bus/coach routes then I'd be sooo grateful. Thanks, tom g

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    Re: Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

    by leics Online Now Jun 27, 2009 at 10:08 AM

    bahn.de/international/view/e...

    carries times and details for almost all European trains, in English.

    It will give you times for the long journey from Cluj Napoca, although not fares.

    You can probably get a rough idea of the cost from www.raileurope.com but remember that this is an agency and adds commission: buying your ticket at a Romanian station will be cheaper than whatever Raileurope quotes.

    The Romanian railway website:

    http://www.mersultrenurilorcfr.ro/

    has an English link and contact tab (you could perhaps email them?) but it is not working for me at the moment.

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    Re: Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

    by taseg Online Now Jun 27, 2009 at 10:28 AM

    There is apparently at least one direct bus, operated by this company: http://www.eurotrafic.ro/en/index.php. A ticket costs about 80 euros.

    You could also use Eurolines http://www.eurolines.com/ (with one bus change, I think), a ticket is about 75 euros.

    Both these prices are rather expensive, you'll certainly find some cheaper alternatives by bus after you get to Cluj, just ask around.

    A 2nd class train ticket between Cluj and Munich is about 90 euros on the shortest route (as far as I know).

    You could also fly with the low cost airline WizzAir from Cluj to Dortmund and then make your way to Munich from there.

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    Re: Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

    by Laurel99 Online Now Jun 27, 2009 at 5:52 PM

    Wizz Air has a flight from Cluj to Dortmund for as low as 69 Ron, about35 I think. From Dortmund to Munich you have a lot more choices for transportation and it's a very nice area to visit too.

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    Re: Best way to get from Cluj Napoca to Munich?

    by davidlayba Online Now Jun 28, 2009 at 7:31 AM

    as the felows mention there is fly CLUJ NAPOCA - DORTMUND with wizzair and then you can look for chip way till munich, I see on the net that airberlin fly from Dusseldorf to Munich, I dont know the price but you can have a look:

    https://www.airberlin.com

    ok now I see ather alternativ, direct train:

    BUDAPEST - MUNICH

    "Limited available discount one-way tickets from 29 EUR"

    look at the hungarian train schedule:

    http://elvira.mav-start.hu/

    for example at 15/07/09 you have 3 direct trains:

    1. DEP' 07:10 ARR' 14:31
    2. DEP' 13:10 ARR' 20:34
    3. DEP' 21:05 ARR' 06:15

    from cluj napoca to budapest you can do it by bus, for price and schedule:

    http://www.autogari.ro/?&lang=UK

    for the moment I dont see but as I remember it shuld cost 70-80 lei lass then 20 euro for one way.

    also you can look on this company :

    http://www.orangeways.com/en

    they have 3 daily bus but 2 of them to budapest airport
    and one to "HU Budapest OrangeWays bus station - Stadion FTC N├ępliget"

    this bus dep at 22:45 and arr 05:30 price for one way is 4900 hungarian forint that is 18 euro.

    good luck ( - :

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