The airlines member of the Sky Team
partnership (Delta, KLM, Air France
offer excellent connections from all major airports in North
America to Romania’s capital city – Bucharest.
Romania’s national airline Tarom as well as all major European Airlines
are offering non-stop flights from cities in Western and Central Europe to Bucharest.
There are also non-stop flights from other major cities in Romania (Arad, Bacau, Cluj, Constanta, Craiova, Oradea, Sibiu, Targu Mures and Timisoara)
to destinations in Europe (operated by Austrian Airlines, Blue Air, LOT, Lufthansa, RyanAir, Tarom, Turkish Airlines and Wizz Air).
Traveling by train from other European countries to Romania takes from four hours
(Budapest to Arad or to Oradea) to about 30 hours (Paris to Bucharest).
As most train tickets allow several stopovers en route,
train travel can be an affordable and relaxing way
to include Romania in a European trip.
First and second-class sleepers are available for journeys longer than 10 hours and for overnight trains.
Schedules of international trains to and from Romania can be obtained at:
To quickly check international train service availability or to get an idea of travel times please check:
Information on Direct Trains from European Countries to Romania
Information on Direct Trains from Romania to European Countries
Tickets for international trains
At the present time Romania’s National Rail Company (SNCFR or CFR)
on-line tickets for domestic destinations.
Tickets for international destinations can be purchased at any SNCFR Rail Travel Agency (Agentia de Voiaj CFR)
or at ticket offices in most major train stations in Romania.
If you would like to purchase a train ticket for an international destination,
before your arrival to Romania,
you will need to contact a local travel agency or an international rail travel company:
ACP Rail – Central Station to Great Destinations
Eurail Romania Pass — “Eurail Train Passes” for non-European citizens
The Romanian Railway Company (SNCFR) operates service
between most of Romania’s main cities and tourist areas.
For information on domestic train schedules and fares please check our Domestic Transportation section.
Documents required by Border Police are the vehicle’s registration, proof of insurance and
a valid driver’s license.
U.S. / Canadian/ Australian/ New Zealand driver licenses are valid for driving in Romania
for 90 days from the date of entry into Romania.
When renting a car in Europe, please check with the car rental company its policy
regarding taking the car across national borders.
Independent travelers entering Romania by car (own or rental) need to obtain a road toll badge, called Rovinieta.
Rovinieta is available on-line www.roviniete.com
as well as at any border-crossing point, postal office and most gas stations.
Cost of Rovinieta
for passenger cars is the