Located in the western part of Romania, the city of Timisoara is the second largest city in the country. There is a population of about 367 thousand people the city, where the Hungarian minority live to a large extent. Timisoara, which is a social, economic and cultural center, is among the candidates of the 2021 European Capital of Culture. Situated about on a 90-meter altitude in the south of Banat Plain, the water supply of the city is provided by two streams of water that frequently overflow and form marsh.
Climate conditions vary according to height; however, the city receives sufficient amount of rainfall throughout the year. The city has a temperate ocean climate in general. The majority of the city's population is the Romany, while the rest are Hungarians, Germans, Serbs, Romanians, Ukrainians, and so on.
It’s incredibly easy to get to Timişoara city center from Traian Vuia Airport because there are so many different transportation options to cover the 12km of distance between them. The public transport system is quite advance in terms of buses and there are also many options for those wanting private transport options. If you prefer not to take taxi, use transfer services, or rent a car, then the express buses are a great way to get from the airport to the city center.
Taking one of the express buses is no doubt the easiest way of getting to the city center from the airport. There are many different bus services available in the city, but only the express buses that are with the R.A.T.T. bus company travel directly between the city and the airport. To get directly to the center of Timişoara take the E4. If you want to go to the central train station (Gare De Nord) in Timişoara then take the E4B. You can get a ticket from the airport, or from the ticket vending machines next to the bus stops. As of 2016, a single ticket for the express buses costs 2.50 Romanian Lei.
If you arrived at Traian Vuia Airport at a time where there is no public transportation, taking a taxi may be the best way of reaching the city center. The taxi should take you to Timişoara in 10-15 minutes for a reasonable price. All you need to do is get in one of the taxis waiting outside the terminal and ask them to take you to the center of Timişoara. The price for the fare should be a maximum of 30 lei, if they ask more than that, or they are not using a taximeter, then request that they give a you a price similar to that. The YATTAXI taxis are particularly reliable and affordable so you should jump in one of these if you see any. Abonament Taxi and Acces Taxi are also recommended.
There are many car rental agencies in Traian Vuia Airport. If you make a reservation beforehand, after having done your research of course, you can get your car and be heading to Timişoara in no time. Some of the car rental agencies that have branches in Traian Vuia Airport include: Avis, Bavaria, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Thrifty, City Car, Api Rent, Autonom, Enterprise and Easy Terra Car Rental. Once you have your car, all you need to do is follow the E70 motorway and you’ll be in Timişoara in 10-12 minutes.Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016
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