Travel

Information about Romania and Timisoara can be found here.

Timisoara is located in the western corner of Romania, just a few kilometres away from the border of Hungary and Serbia, with very good transport connections.

By air

There are several airlines which fly to Timisoara: Tarom, Lufthansa, Wizzair, Ryanair and Blueair. They all have daily flights from different destinations around Europe. For more info please have a look at: www.aerotim.ro/en/index.php

The city is served by Romania’s second-largest airport, Traian Vuia International Airport, located 10 km away from the city center. There are regular flights from/to numerous major European and domestic destinations:

  • Romania – Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi
  • Belgium – Bruxelles, Charleroi
  • France – Paris-Beauvais
  • Germany – Munchen, Frankfurt-Hahn, Dortmund, Memmingen, Dusseldorf-Weeze, Berlin-Schonefeld
  • Italy – Bergamo, Bologna, Treviso, Rome-Ciampino, Bari
  • Spain – Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid
  • The Netherlands – Eindhoven
  • The United Kingdom – London-Lutton, London-Stanstead

By train

By train using the facilities offered by CFR (Romanian Railways Company), you can have easy connections to Budapest , Vienna and Belgrade.
www.cfr.ro
www.infofer.ro/default.asp

By car

There are many ways to get to Timisoara by car, and the quality of the roads in western Romania is very good.

From Hungary
Crossing the border at Cenad/Kiszombor via Sinnicolaul Mare – DN 59A
Crossing the border at Nadlac via Arad – M5, A1 (Take exit Timișoara for DJ691 towardTimișoara/Lipova) . There are good road connections to the main western Romanian cities of Oradea, Baia-Mare and Cluj

From Serbia
Crossing the border at Moravita – E 70; DN 59

From Romanian cities
Lipova (Arad) – DJ 691
Lugoj (Deva, Sibiu, Brasov, Turnu Severin, Craiova, Bucuresti…) – E 70; DN 6
Buzias (Resita…) – DJ 592

Once in Timisoara…

Public Transportation

Several bus (autobuz), tram (tramvai) and trolleybus (troilebuz) routes connect Timisoara’s main areas and tourist attractions.The public transportation system runs between 4:45am and 11:15pm. Tickets must be purchased beforehand and validated in the ticket-stamping machine upon boarding. Tickets are interchangeable for all three forms of transport with the exception of express buses.

Starting from 2016 Timisoara also has public boats water transportation via the Bega Canal.

Taxi companies

Tudo Taxi – 945
Euro Taxi – 941
Fan Taxi – 944
Radio Taxi – 940
Pro Taxi – 942