Car Hire at Cluj-Napoca Airport
This information is correct as of September 2015
Whether you want the live music and festivals of Cluj, the baroque beauty of Sibiu or the wild Transylvanian landscapes of Targu Mures, you can find the best car hire at Cluj-Napoca Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Cluj-Napoca Airport
There are nine car hire companies with desks at Cluj-Napoca Airport: Hertz, Olimpo, Touring, Autonom, Rodna, Avis, Europecar, PHP and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Cluj-Napoca Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
The nearest petrol station to Cluj-Napoca Airport is an OMV located just 10 minutes by car from the airport. Take the DN1C and then the first exit at the roundabout. Take the fourth exit at the next roundabout onto the E576. The petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Cluj-Napoca Airport
Cluj-Napoca Airport is located just 7 km from the city centre of Cluj-Napoca. Cluj-Napoca has good road connections. European road E60 links it to Bucharest and Brasov to the south, Oradea and Budapest to the west, through Bors customs. E81 leads to Zalau and Satu Mare to the north, Brasov and Bucharest to the south. E58 links Cluj-Napoca to Dej, Bistrita, Baia Mare and Vatra Dornei
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Cluj-Napoca Airport.
Târgu Mureş is both Hungarian and Romanian and therefore boasts a rich and fascinating culture. Flamboyant Transylvanian tat is hard to avoid but the ancient red tiled rooftop buildings are a joy to behold. Festivals bring rock music and DJs while the surrounding countryside is both a painting of breath-taking views and an outdoor playground for climbers, hikers, bikers and skiers.
It takes just under 2 hours to drive to Targu Mures from Cluj Napoca Airport. Take the DN1C from the airport and exit onto the E576. Take a right on to the DN15E following signs to Targu Mures.
Enchanting Sibiu is a maze of cobbled streets and architecture dating back hundreds of years. Baroque squares lined with cafes still evoke the days when Brahms and List lived and composed here. Voted European Capital of Culture, Sibiu is a real Romanian cultural gem and the first place in the country to establish a school, hospital and library. Festivals, opera, theatre exhibitions...it’s all going on in Sibiu amid the brightly rainbow painted houses that fill the city with colour.
Sibiu is just over 2 hours by car from Cluj Napoca Airport. Take the DN1C from the airport and take the 3rd exit onto the Centura Apahida Valcele/DN1N for Bucharest. Merge with the DN1N and follow signs for the E60 and Bucharest. Merge onto the DN1 and keep to the right following signs to Sibiu.
Utterly charming, Cluj is the film capital of Romania hosting the Transylvanian International Film Festival in May. Live music is another popular pastime with everything from rock to jazz popping up. Bohemian Cluj is the place to people watch from backstreet cafes, baroque boutiques and sweeping boulevards. It is also a great place for accessing the nearby mountains for outdoor thrills and fun.
Cluj-Napoca is just 10 minutes by car from Cluj-Napoca Airport. Take the DN1C from the airport keeping to the right and the Strada Traian Vuia. Take the first exit at the roundabout and follow the signs to the city centre.
Always park your car where there is a parking meter. Parking costs in the city centre range from 1 RON for 30 minutes in Zone 1 and for 1 hour in Zone 2 to 9.5 RON for a while day’s parking. Monthly parking passes are available at 50 RON for non-locals. Parking at the town hall in the centre costs from 1.5 RON for 30 minutes. Some hotels in Cluj-Napoca also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change