HOW TO GET TO BAIA MARE

 

From other countries:

By plane

From March, the Baia Mare airport (Maramures Airport: http://aimm.eu/en/) is opened for international flights, but the best connection from abroad is via Bucharest (Otopeni Airport: http://www.bucharestairports.ro/ or http://www.aeroport-otopeni.com/). If you opt for a stopover in the Romanian Capital, the domestic flights schedule (TAROM) is as follows:

  • 2.09.2019: departure from Bucharest, Otopeni Airport at 17:00 – arrival in Baia Mare at 18:25.
  • 3.09.2019: departure from Bucharest, Otopeni Airport at 07:20 – arrival in Baia Mare at 08:45.
  • 05.09.2019: departure from Baia Mare at 09:10 – arrival at Otopeni Airport at 10:30.
  • 06.09.2019: departure from Baia Mare at 18:50 – arrival at Otopeni Airport at 20:10.

An alternative to the flight X – Bucharest – Baia Mare is X – Cluj-Napoca (a city situated 150 km south of Baia Mare – http://airportcluj.ro/), wherefrom you can also reach Baia Mare by bus (SC. FANY: http://www.fany.ro/orar; ~ 2-hour journey), according to the following schedule:

  • Departures from Cluj-Napoca: 6:00; 8:00; 9:30; 11:45; 13:00; 14:30; 17:00; 18:15; 20:00 (coaches also stop at the airport, across the street).
  • To return to Cluj-Napoca, departures from Baia Mare (from the coach station) are scheduled as follows: 5:30; 6:00; 7:15; 9:00; 9:30; 12:00; 14:00; 16:30; 17:45; 18:15.

There is also the option of international flights to Budapest; from here you can get to Baia Mare by coach (~400 km,  ~6 hours; http://www.janositrans.ro/):

  • Departures from Budapest to Baia Mare: 10:00; 16:00 (Keleti); 10:30; 16:30 (Népliget); 11:00; 17:00 (airport).
  • Departures from Baia Mare to Budapest Airport: 06:30; 22:00.

By train (http://www.cfrcalatori.ro/):

Intercity trains, arrivals:

  • Cluj-Napoca, 05:19 – Baia Mare, 08:33
  • Bucharest, 05:53 – Baia Mare, 20:07
  • Bucharest, 18:21 – Baia Mare, 8:33
  • Timişoara, 15:55 – Baia Mare, 22:32

Intercity trains, departures:

  • Baia Mare, 00:45 – Timişoara, 07:28
  • Baia Mare, 05:24 – Bucureşti, 19:29
  • Baia Mare, 18:22 – Bucureşti, 06:48
  • Baia Mare – Cluj-Napoca, 17:26

By coach/car

There are regular coaches that link Romania (and Baia Mare, implicitly) to most of the other European countries (see the websites of Atlassib, Transeuropa, Tabita Tour, Colibri Tour etc.).

  • From Debrecen (165 km): via Valea lui Mihai – Carei – Satu Mare – Baia Mare.
  • From the West (Budapest): the recommended route is M3 highway to Nyíregyháza, leading to the E-road, on the route Mátészalka – Satu Mare – Baia Mare (150 km).
  • From the Republic of Moldova (Chişinău) / Iași: the route we suggest you take in Romania is Iaşi – Suceava – Bistriţa – Dej – Baia Mare.
  • From Serbia (Novi Sad) / Timișoara: through Hungary, follow the route Szeged – Békéscsaba – Debrecen – Mátészalka – Satu Mare – Baia Mare, or (through Romania) Zrenjanin – Timişoara – Arad – Oradea – Satu Mare – Baia Mare.
  • From Bucharest (~650 km): via Piteşti – Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Cluj-Napoca – Baia Mare or Ploieşti – Braşov – Târgu-Mureş – Reghin – Dej – Baia Mare.

NOTA BENE: The 2nd circular letter will provide further details, and the schedule of the means of transportation will be updated.