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 21:40 – arrival in Baia Mare at 23:05.
- 3.09.2019: departure from Bucharest, Otopeni Airport at 21:40 – arrival in Baia Mare at 23:05.
- 05.09.2019: departure from Baia Mare at 05:40 – arrival at Otopeni Airport at 07:00.
- 06.09.2019: departure from Baia Mare at 05:40 – arrival at Otopeni Airport at 07:00.
- 06.09.2019: departure from Baia Mare at 16:30 – arrival at Otopeni Airport at 17:50.
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.