How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara. Travel by train, bus, car transfers, taxis, ride sharing from Timisoara (Traian Vuia) Airport to Timisoara city center, let’s find out together in this article how simple is this challenge.
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara by train
There are direct trains daily from Budapest, Vienna and Munich to Timisoara but not from the Timisoara Airport. According with Timisoara Airport Wikipedia page there are plans in the future to build a new railway from the Airport Terminal itself to the Timisoara Central Station in the city centre. Currently there is a branch line which runs to the airport but it is only used for cargo trains.
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara by bus
The STPT Expres 4 (E4) line connects the terminal to the Timisoara city center. The bus runs approximately once per hour on weekdays, and less frequently on weekends. The Expres 4 barat (E4 barat) line connects the airport directly with Timișoara North Railway Station, the main station in the city since September 2012. One ticket costs 2,5 RON (~0,5 EUR) and paper tickets can be purchased inside the airport.
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara by car transfers
This option is by far the safest way to travel, as you will book a private car only for you or your group. Child seats area available for all transfers on request. Child seats might not be available in the cars if they was not requested at the time of the booking confirmation.
You can preorder a car transfer to one of the several options available in the market like for example Simplicity or Christian Transfers. A good option might be Christian Transfers where you can book private or shared transportation options from all Romanian Airports like Timisoara, Bucharest, Iasi, Cluj, Constanta or Suceava. Timisoara Airport Transfers are operated with economic cars for 1-4 people like Saloon (WV Passat, Opel & Ford) and economic Minivans (Mercedes Vito, Renault Trafic & Opel Vivaro) for parties till 8 passengers, minibuses with 14-19 seats or coaches by 40-50 seats, depending on client needs.
From 1st of September 2019, Christian Transfers updated the prices on transfers to and from Timisoara Airport. These changes are made to help provide a reliable service for clients and our local partners.
The price for a transfer from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center start from 17 euro at a sedan car by 1-3 seats and 29 euro for a minivan of 4-8 seats. There are 10-12 km from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center and the time for this trip might be 15-30 minutes depending on the traffic.
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara by taxi
It’s safe to travel by taxi as Timișoara is much safer on average than Romania as a whole, which is anyway a very safe country to travel to. You’ll need to prepare cash for the payment as it’s very rare the possibility to pay by card in the taxis.
If you see a taxi driver approaching and asking you for a ride, reject it, and search for a local company taxi like Tudo, Radio, Pro, Euro, Fan or Index. The taxis licensed by the Timisoara City Hall have a distinctive oval black sticker on the backseat doors and they operate for a company or independent. Independent taxis have a sign on the top of the car which only says ‘Taxi’ and doesn’t mention the name of the taxi company. These taxis are also legal but might be at least twice as expensive.
The price for a transfer by taxi from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center is approximately 40-50 RON (9-10 EUR) for a taxi by 1-4 seats. There are 10-12 km from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center and the time for this trip might be 15-30 minutes depending on the traffic.
How to get from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara by ride sharing
From ride sharing platforms in Timisoara only Uber operate since few years and might be available to book sedan cars for maxim 4 passengers from Timisoara Airport.
The price for a Uber X from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center start from approximately 40 RON (9-10 EUR) and depending on their surge pricing can raise when the demand is increased. There are 10-12 km from Timisoara Airport to Timisoara city center and the time for this trip might be 15-30 minutes depending on the traffic.
If you travel with a bigger group a very good option might be Christian Transfers where you can book transportation for all sizes of organized groups from minivans, minibuses or even coaches by 40-50 seats.
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Posted by Alina P – Christian Transfers