Eastern Transylvania

Western Transylvania

General Information

Transylvania Proximity


Travel by car

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 about 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 at any border-crossing point, postal office and most gas stations at a cost of (the equivalent in Romanian Lei) $5.00 to $8.00 (valid for up to 7 days) or $9.00 to $15.00 (valid for 30 days), depending on car type.

There is no any other tax to be paid by visitors/ tourists when entering or leaving Romania.

Travel by train

Main train stations in Transylvania: Alba Iulia, Bistrita, Brasov, Cluj Napoca, Medias, Miercurea Ciuc, Sebes, Sfantu Gheorghe, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Targu Mures

There are daily trains from/to Bucharest to the main cities in the region.
To check the latest train schedules for domestic routes please visit the website of the Romanian Railways: www.cfrcalatori.ro

To check the international routes please visit the website: www.bahn.de

The site has complete information about domestic train schedules and fares.
Note: For departures from/to Bucharest please select Bucuresti Nord