Trains Cluj-Napoca to Craiova: Times, Prices and Tickets

04/12/2024
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Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train

The journey from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train is 169.74 mi and takes 9 hr 14 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:40 AM and the last at 9:40 AM. It is possible to travel from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration9 hr 14 min
Connection per Day2
First Departure7:40 AM
Last Departure9:40 AM
Distance169.74 mi
DepartureCluj-Napoca
ArrivalCraiova
CarriersRomanian Railways

Cluj-Napoca to Craiova Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Apr 12, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?

Prices will vary when you travel from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train?

The journey between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova by train is approximately 169.74 mi. It will take you more or less 9 hr 14 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova is around 169.74 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 14 min. However, the fastest routes between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova take 9 hr 7 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova, which usually leaves at 7:40 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 9:40 AM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Cluj-Napoca at 7:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 9:40 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?

You will be able to leave Cluj-Napoca by using stations such as Cluj-Napoca ,Cluj Napoca,Cluj International Airport,Cluj-Napoca Beta Bus Station. These connect you to stations including Craiova Bulevardul Decebal,Craiova International Airport, CRA,CRAIOVA in Craiova. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Cluj-Napoca or in Craiova, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Cluj-Napoca leave for Craiova?

The route from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cluj-Napoca 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 2 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $0.03 to $18.62 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 100% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova

The cheapest Cluj-Napoca - Craiova train tickets can be found for as low as $0.68 if you’re lucky, or $7.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $28.79.

Find the best day to travel to Craiova by train

When travelling to Craiova by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Cluj-Napoca to Craiova CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
19.12kg
Bus
20.49kg
Flight
54.64kg
Car
43.71kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova are 19.12kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova? By taking the train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova you will save 35.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.37kg compared to a bus and 24.59kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova by train?
Cluj-Napoca to Craiova is 169.74 mi.
How long does the train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova take?
Cluj-Napoca to Craiova is on average 9 hr 14 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 7 min.
How many train connections per day go from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?
Cluj-Napoca to Craiova has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova leave?
The earliest train from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova departs at 7:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova depart?
The latest train from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova departs at 9:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
How many direct connections depart from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Cluj-Napoca to go to Craiova.
What's the fastest journey time between Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova is 9 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cluj-Napoca and Craiova.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cluj-Napoca to Craiova by train?
The train journey from Cluj-Napoca to Craiova creates 19.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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