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Avram Iancu, the international airport of Cluj Napoca. Info and guide

Avram Iancu

The Romanian airport of Avram Iancu is located about 10 kilometers from the center of Cluj Napoca. It is the second busiest airport in all of Romania, a real landmark in Transylvania. It is named after the Romanian revolutionary Avram Iancu.

The expansion and modernization works, begun after the 2000s, led to a new building that houses the current Terminal, and a completely new runway. Inside, the airport has all the essential services: counters to withdraw, postal services and more. There are, of course, bars, restaurants and shopping areas for your purchases.

Avram Iancu Cluj Napoca Airport

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Here is the list of direct connections* with Avram Iancu Airport in Cluj Napoca:


AUSTRIA: Vienna.
BELGIUM: Brussels, Charleroi.
CROATIA: Dubrovnik.
CYPRUS: Larnaca.
DENMARK: Billund.
ENGLAND: Birmingham, Doncaster/Sheffield, Liverpool, London–Heathrow, London–Luton, London–Stansted.
FRANCE: Beauvais, Lyon, Mulhouse/Basel, Paris–CDG.
GERMANY: Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Hahn, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Memmingen, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart.
GREECE: Chania, Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes, Skiathos, Zakynthos.
IRELAND: Dublin.
ITALY: Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Catania, Milan–Linate, Rome–Fiumicino, Treviso.
POLAND: Warsaw–Chopin.
ROMANIA: Bucharest, Constanța
SPAIN: Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, Málaga, Valencia, Zaragoza.
SWEDEN: Malmö.
SWITZERLAND: Basel/Mulhouse.


EGYPT: Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh.
ISREAL: Tel Aviv.
MOROCCO: Agadir.
TANZANIA: Zanzibar.
TUNISIA: Enfidha, Monastir.
TURKEY: Antalya, Istanbul.
UAE: Abu Dhabi, Dubai–International.


From the airport, you can reach the center of Cluj Napoca in a short time and, from here, possibly move to other destinations in Transylvania. You can travel by taxi, by public transport, or by renting a car directly at the airport.


The local company CTP manages the public network that allows you to move around the city and reach numerous destinations, including the airport. The bus station is located immediately outside the Terminal. You can reach Cluj Napoca using line 8, or, alternatively, line 5.

Trolleybus 5, recommended, makes connections from the airport (Aeroport S) to the central railway station (Piata Garii S). It operates every day, from Monday to Friday, 05:33 to 22:42 from the airport, and from 05:00 to 22:18 from the city; the frequency is about 10 minutes. On Saturday, from 05:45 to 22:15 from the airport, and from 05:15 to 21:45 in the opposite direction. Sunday from 06:05 to 22:15 from Avram Iancu, and from 05:35 to 21:45 from Piata Garii. On weekends departures every 20 minutes.

Alternatively, you can use bus 8, in service exclusively from Monday to Friday, from 05:00 to 21:40 approximately. In both cases, to travel, you will have to buy an urban ticket for a single line (Urban – 1 calatorie pe 1 line), at a cost of 2.50LEI. Tickets can be purchased exclusively from automatic machines, or through online services and sms.


Outside the Arrivals area of ​​the Terminal, you will find the taxi rank. As always, we invite you to use only official vehicles equipped with a taximeter and a specific indication. It is advisable to check the price in advance. Generally, the rate applied is 2.25 RON for each kilometer traveled during the day and 3.00RON per km, during the night.

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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