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About Oradea

Oradea, also known as Varat or Varad, is the northwestern gateway of Romania. Situated very close to the Hungarian border, the city's prominence has grown even more with the eparchy established in the 11th century. Today, there are also a number of historical places worth seeing in Oradea, which is one of the most crowded cities of the region with its population of approximately 208 thousand people. The magnificent Oradea Theater and the Roman Catholic Church, which meet visitors with giant columns at the entrance, are among these places. In addition, the War Museum is among the best alternatives for people who like old weapons and history.

Families that come to the city together with children must see the Oradea Zoo. This is one of the largest zoo gardens in the country with different animal species and you can spend a nice day here. Various festivals and celebrations take place throughout the year. Trams are one of the most comfortable and economical alternatives to visit the city. You can easily reach almost every part of Oradea by trams. In the city, which offers unbearable tastes to its visitors, one should definitely try the soups that are served in bread.

Transportation to Oradea City Center from Airport

Oradea Airport is approximately 5 kilometers from Oradea city in the west of Romania. Passengers arriving at the airport can easily travel to the center of Oradea by their acquaintances vehicles if any live in the region, by taxi or by private shuttle services. In Oradea, the journey from the airport to the center of an important center of the region known as Transylvania usually takes about 10 minutes. At the same time, if you prefer the more affordable public transportation, this time may be extended by a few minutes.

To travel to Oradea and other nearby areas private shuttles can be considered among the ideal vehicles. With the shuttles, you can travel to the bus station in the center and then travel to other cities with budget-friendly buses.

There are regular flights from the airport to Bucharest, the capital city of the country. Passengers who want to travel to different countries can use the Cluj-Napoca Airport, which is approximately 154 kilometers from the city.


At Oradea Airport you can almost always find a taxi in front of the terminal and with these vehicles without wasting time, you can reach Oradea city center in about 10 minutes. Taxi prices are not considered too high for reasons such as the short distance and the country being cheaper compared to other European countries. If you need to travel further from the airport than the city of Oradea, after taking a taxi to the center, you can consider the option of transferring to vehicles such as buses. Especially passengers thats are travelling with more than one form of luggage, taxis provide a great convenience and usually have a taximeter so fares are determined according to the amounts written on the taximeter.


A more affordable vehicle from Oradea Airport to travel to the center is the buses. Buses usually start at Oradea Airport early in the morning and carry passengers to Oradea city center until midnight. The Oradea airport buses take about 20 minutes to reach the center. If this time is too long for you and you want to travel to the center in a faster vehicle, you can also take a taxi, which can be found in front of the airport, at late hours too and you will reach the center in about 10 minutes. When you land at Oradea Airport, you can easily benefit from these vehicles by learning the departure bus stops and prices of the city center buses from the airport information desk.

Rental Car

Rental cars are generally not the preferred option for travelling to the city center, since Oradea Airport is only located approximately 5 kilometers from the center. For those who want to travel to nearby cities and towns in the region and see the beauties of Transylvania more closely, car rental can be considered as a suitable option. You can research local rental companies located at or near the airport terminal before your trip and you can make the necessary rental reservation online before hand.

Private Services

Private Shuttle services are not always available at Oradea Airport. On the other hand, those who have booked one of these services through the hotel or directly, can easily benefit from the comfortable vehicles. Service charges can vary depending on the distance travelling and the number of passengers using the service. Shuttle vehicles can be considered ideal, especially for those travelling to more remote areas outside the city. If you have not previously booked a private shuttle, you can ask for one of the vehicles serving in the region by contacting the airport information desk. Keep in mind that if you call a shuttle or taxi after landing at the airport, you may have to wait a while.

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2017

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London-Oradea 2 hour.