By air

Traian Vuia International Airport (TSR)

Address: Str. Aeroport 2

Tel: +40(256) 493.639



The airport is located six miles from the city centre. Taxis are readily available outside the arrivals area. Bus #26 offers service to the city centre, with stops at Piata Badea Cartan.

By train

Timisoara North - main train station (Gara Timisoara Nord)

Address: Str. Garii 2 (one mile from downtown)

Tel:+40 (256) 491.696

There are daily trains from/to Budapest (approximate journey time - 5 hours), and Vienna (approximate journey time - 8 ½ hours). Trains to other western European cities run via Budapest.

There are daily trains to/from Bucharest, Arad, Brasov, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Oradea, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Sighetu Marmatiei, Suceava and several other Romanian cities.

There are daily INTERCITY (Express) trains connecting Timisoara with Bucharest (approximate journey time: 7 1/2 hours), Arad (approximate journey time: 45 minutes), Cluj (approximate journey time: 5 hours) and Oradea (approximate journey time: 2 1/2 hours).

To check the latest train schedules for domestic routes please visit the website of the Romanian Railways:

The site has complete information about domestic train schedules and fares.

Note: For departures from/to Timisoara please select Timisoara Nord.

For departures from/to Bucharest please select Bucuresti Nord.

SNCFR's advance booking office (Agentia de Voiaj SNCFR Timisoara)

Address: Piata Victoria 2

Tel: +40(256) 491.889

Open: Mon. - Fri. 8:00am - 9:00am; Closed Sat. & Sun.

You can get train schedule information and make reservations up to 24 hours in advance. Tickets for same-day travel can only be purchased at the station.

By bus

Timisoara Bus Station # 1 (Autogara Autotim)

Address: Str. Iuliu Maniu 54

Tel: +40(256) 493.471

Daily domestic bus service from/to:

Arad, Baile Herculane, Brasov, Bucuresti, Deva, Drobeta Turnu Severin, Fagaras, Hunedoara, Orastie, Sebes, Sibiu, Suceva, Targu Jiu

By car

The recommended route from Bucharest to Timisoara is:

Bucharest - Pitesti - Ramnicu Valcea - Sibiu - Deva - Lugoj - Timisoara

(A1/E81 - E673 - E70)

The recommended route from Budapest to Timisoara is:

Budapest - Szeged- Nadlac - Arad - Timisoara

(E75 - E68 - E671)

The recommended route from Vienna to Timisoara is:

Vienna - Gyor - Budapest - Szeged- Nadlac - Arad - Timisoara

(A4/E60 - E75 - E68 - E671)