How to get to Alba Iulia

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					                                   How to get to Alba Iulia

By Plane

Major airports:

1. Bucharest
a) Henri Coanda Airport
From this airport there are two possibilities:
- travel by plane to Cluj-Napoca
- travel by train directly to Alba Iulia

By plane to Cluj Napoca:
From the airport take Bus no. Expres 783 (local transport line RATB) and get off at
Aeroport "Aurel Vlaicu" Baneasa. From here you may fly to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

By train directly to Alba Iulia:
From the airport take Bus no. Expres 783 (local transport company RATB) and get off at
Piata Presei Libere (Terminal Curse Interne / Terminal Plecari Internationale / Oras Otopeni /
Aeroport "Aurel Vlaicu" Baneasa / Piata Presei Libere). From Mon through Fri, from
05:30-23:00 (every 15 mins); Sat-Sun, from 05:30-23:00 (every 30 mins)

From the bus stop Piata Presei Libere change to Bus no. RATB 205 and get off at Gara de
Nord (North Railway Station) bus stop.

From the railway station there are various direct trains to Alba Iulia:
R 374 – leaves at 06:30 and arrives at 13:11
IC 531 – leaves at 13:00 and arrives at 19:44
A 1826 – leaves at 16:45 and arrives at 02:20
R 346 – leaves at 16:45 and arrives at 23:01
R 370 – leaves at 18:50 13:00 and arrives at 01:24

b) “Aurel Vlaicu” Baneasa Airport
From this airport there are two possibilities:
- travel by plane to Cluj-Napoca
- travel by train directly to Alba Iulia

Extreme caution with taxis in Bucharest is needed– choose only those cabins that have the
tariffs displayed on the door and that use a meter. Trusted companies may be reached at the
following numbers: 021 9494, 021 9444, 021 9477, 021 9488.


2. Cluj-Napoca Airport
From the airport take a taxi (with the following logos: Disel Taxi - + 40264953, Nova Taxi +
40264949, Pritax - + 40264942, TerraFan - + 40264944) to the Beta Bus Station, from
where you can take a bus to Alba Iulia. Buses run on an almost hourly basis. The following
transport companies cover the route Cluj-Napoca – Alba Iulia: Dacos, Transmixt,
Normandia. Advanced booking is recommended.
3. “Traian Vuia” Timisoara Airport
From the airport take Bus no. 24, get off at Punctele Cardinale bus stop and change to Bus
no. 11 till you reach the railway station. Alternatively, you may take a taxi to the railway
station (fares may be a bit high because of the distance and heavy traffic). Recommended taxi
company - Omnitour 0040-748.110.531.

From the railway station there are some direct trains to Alba Iulia.
There are various direct trains to Alba Iulia:
A 1974 leaves at 06:15 and arrives at 10:20;
A 1767 leaves at 15:10 and arrives at 19:11;
A1839 leaves at 18:03 and arrives at 23:14;
A1942 leaves at 23:10 and arrives at 03:28

4. Budapest Airport (Hungary)
If you choose to fly to Budapest Airport, there is the possibility to travel to Aiud or Cluj-
Napoca by minivans provided by different road transport companies, i.e. Transgilyen. (0040-
258-863271, 0040-745-217688 or 0040-742- 355185; www.transgilyen.ro or Amasis, 0264-
431922, 0264-430267, 0264-590323 or 0788-308742; http://www.amasis.ro).


Airline Companies
The national airline is Tarom (http://www.tarom.ro/).
Low cost airlines that operate flights to and from Romanian airports: Wizzair
(http://wizzair.com), Carpatair (www.carpatair.com), Blue Air (www.blueair-web.com),
Sky Europe (www.skyeurope.com), Easy Jet (www.easyjet.com).
More details can be found at http://www.infotravelromania.ro/aeriene.html.


Taxis in Romania
Normal tariffs for taxi fares vary between 0,60 to 0,70 Euro (approx. 1,8 – 2,0 RON/km/hrs)

A taxi fare from Alba Iulia Railway Station to the University campus / central hotels is
approx. 5 Euros.


Contact
For any further queries, please contact our conference secretary, Ms. Carina Duban,
carina_beba@yahoo.com.