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About Cluj Intl. Airport

The construction of Cluj Napoca International Airport started in 1932 and in 1933, after a year of work started operating flights. The first terminal building at Cluj Napoca International Airport which is one of the oldest airports in Romania, started to serve passengers in 1939. Cluj Napoca International Airport was used for military purposes by the Hungarian and German Air Force during the Second World War and played an important role in the war due to its strategic location. After the Second World War the airport was back under Romanian rule but it had suffered significant damage and was subjected to extensive modernisation works. As part of the ongoing works between 1960 and 1970, the entire airport was revovated while a new terminal building was built. Today, Cluj Napoca International Airport is the second largest airport in Romania and opened a new terminal building in 2007, and a new runway was constructed in 2011. As a result of the construction works the capacity increased and the annual passenger average of Cluj Napoca International Airport is about two million people.

Getting to the City Center from Cluj Intl. Airport

You can go to the city center from the airport by taxi or by renting a car. If you want to reduce your transportation costs, you can opt for public transportation. Two hotels in Cluj offer airport shuttle service for their customers. If the hotel you will stay at is close to these, you can benefit from these shuttles by getting in contact and paying the fare in advance.

Car Rental

There are 10 different car rental companies serving at the airport. The daily rental price of a car with standard features is about 17 Euro. To get to the city center with the car you have rented, you must drive westward on the highway 1C and connect to the road E576. Under normal traffic conditions, you can reach the city center in less than 15 minutes.

Taxi

You can see the taxi stand right at the exit of the arriving passenger terminal. Taxi fare is 0.50 Euro per km. Getting to the city center from the airport by taxi costs about 5-10 Euro on average. By taxi you can get to the city center in about 10 minutes.

Bus

You can reach the city center in half an hour by the bus route 5 departing from the airport. The buses operate every 10 minutes from 05:10 am to 10:38 pm on weekdays; on Saturdays from 05:48 am to 08:57 pm and on Sundays from 06:22 am to 08:57 pm every 20 minutes.

Hotel Shuttle

Premier Hotel and Granata Hotel have shuttle buses that carry passengers from the airport to the city center. You should not forget to make a reservation in advance in order to benefit from this service.

Last Updated: 06 Sep 2017
Getting to Cluj Intl. Airport from the City Center

If you choose to get to the airport by using a public transportation vehicle, you can get on a bus. If you prefer a more comfortable means of transportation, you can get on a taxi or rent a car. The airport does not have its own shuttle bus service. However, the two hotels in Cluj offer this service to their customers and you can benefit from this service by paying the fare if the place you are staying in is close to these hotels.

Car Rental

There are many car rental companies serving in the city center. Your hotel can help you to find the contact information of these companies. To get to the airport with the car you have rented, you must drive eastward by connecting to the highway 1C from the road E576. Under normal traffic conditions, you can reach the airport in less than 10-15 minutes.

Taxi

It is possible to find a taxi in the city center easily. Taxi fare is calculated depending on the distance and is 0.50 Euro per km. Getting to the airport from the city center by taxi costs about 5-10 Euro on average. By taxi you can get to the airport in about 10 minutes.

Bus

You can reach the airport in half an hour by the bus route 5 departing from the city center. The buses operate every 10 minutes from 05:10 am to 10:38 pm on weekdays; on Saturdays from 05:48 am to 08:57 pm and on Sundays from 06:22 am to 08:57 pm every 20 minutes. Under normal traffic conditions, the travel to the airport from the city center lasts about 30 minutes.

Hotel Shuttle

Premier Hotel and Granata Hotel which are close to the city center of Cluj have shuttle buses that carry passengers to the airport from the city center. You should not forget to make a reservation in advance in order to benefit from this service even if you are not staying at one of these hotels.

Airport Information

The airport bearing the name of the Romanian revolutionist Avram Lancu is colloquially referred to as Cluj Airport. Cluj Airport, which is the second busiest airport in Romania, is busier during the summer season. Regular flights to certain regions are arranged at the airport, but only periodic charter flights are organized to some destinations.

The airport has ATMs, a currency exchange office, a conference room and a lounge. Free internet access is only available to lounge guests. Four cafes and two restaurants offer a comfortable atmosphere for passengers waiting for their flights. You can also do shopping at 7 different stores selling different products and a duty-free shop.

Last Updated: 06 Sep 2017

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