Air Transportation to/ from Cluj Napoca
The “Avram Iancu” International Airport from Cluj- Napoca is situated about 10 km east of the Cluj-Napoca city center, which makes the city well connected to major hubs from Europe and Middle East. The Airport (www.airportcluj.ro) offers more than 40 connections with international destinations in Europe and the Middle East.
Taxis are the quickest way to get from the airport to Cluj downtown (approximate fare: the equivalent of 11 Euro). During the day bus number # 8 departs every 15 minutes from the airport to City Center (Piaţa Mihai Viteazu), and number #5 departs every 10 minutes from the airport to the main train station. The duration of these rides is approx. 45 minutes.
For scheduling you can use the Google Maps application.
Train Travel to/ from Cluj Napoca
Cluj Napoca – main train station (Gara Cluj Napoca)
You can get daily trains from/to Bucharest and to Hungary (Budapest). The travel time to these cities is between 8 to 11 hours.
For more information about trains visit: www.RomaniaTourism.com/Transportation.html#ByTrain
Regular documents (driving license, ID, insurance) are needed for passing the border, but for details please see at: http://romaniatourism.com/Transportation.html#bycar
There are many cabs in Cluj-Napoca. Taxies are all equipped with taximeters and have about the same prices, posted in a visible place outside and inside.
In Romania banking hours are between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm., Monday to Friday, with extended hours including weekends at some shopping centers. All over the city you can find ATM-s which can be accessed 24 hours a day, using credit or debit VISA or MasterCard cards. The monetary system in Romania is based on LEI (RON).
Customs / Entry
A valid passport is required for all non-EU visitors. Citizens of the European Union countries can enter Romania with a valid passport or with their National Identity Card. Visas are not required for citizens of the European Union. For non-EU citizens more information can be obtained from the Romanian Embassy or Consulate in your country. If you need a visa, a personal invitation letter may be necessary, which you can ask for from the local organizers.