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By train

Arad railway station is an important connection point for many European rail destinations. International sleeper trains arrive in Arad from Venice, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Bratislava, Belgrade and Sofia.

Train travel is generally slower than bus travel. See CFR for domestic trains and DB Bahn website for international train timetables and fares.

By car

You can easily reach Arad by car coming from any part of Europe.

Main roads reaching Arad from the closest major cities in the region are:

  • From Viena, 512 km – take A4 until Budapest and then continue as below.
  • From Bratislava 469 km – take E65 until Rajka, then continue on M1 until Budapest. From Budapest follow the * instructions below.
  • From Budapest, 272 km – take M5 highway until Mako, and continue on E68 another 72 km
  • From Zagreb, 610 km – take A3 until Belgrade, and then continue as below.
  • From Skopje, 606 km – take Autoroute 2 and E 75 until Belgrade and then continue as below
  • From Sarajevo, 510 km – take E762 and E70 until Belgrade, and then continue as below
  • From Belgrade, only 223 km – take E70 from Belgrade to Timisoara and then A1 from Timisoara to Arad
  • From Bucharest 553 km – take A1 until Pitesti and continue on E81 towards Sibiu

By plane

Direct flights to Arad airport from Milano/Bergamo with Wizzair

Flights to Timisoara airport from:





  • Dortmund with [Wizzair](ht

Getting there

Arad is a charming city situated in central-eastern Europe, with quite easy access from everywhere in the world, due to the 2 international airports nearby (Arad airport, 5 km from city center and Timisoara airport, 58 km from city center), with many flight connections (both low cost and line airlines), and a key position in a cross point of important European roads and rail connections.

Getting there: by plane, by car, by train.

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