Cheap Flights to Cluj-Napoca Airport
There is more to Transylvania than Dracula and creepy castles, as you'll quickly learn upon arriving in Cluj-Napoca. One of Romania's most energetic cities, Cluj-Napoca's youthful spirit crosses over into every element of life in the unofficial capital of Transylvania. Within the walkable city center travelers will find myriad churches, museums and parks, many of which celebrate the local Hungarian heritage. As Romania's premiere university city, Cluj-Napoca also has limitless arts and culture experiences that fit easily into every traveler's budget.
Best Time to Book a Flight to Cluj-Napoca Airport
Cluj-Napoca has a classic continental climate: cold in the winter and hot in the summer, with occasional periods of rain in the spring and autumn. The best time to visit is between March and October, when you're unlikely to encounter temperatures dropping below zero. Every year the city hosts a large electronic music festival in early August, and hotels tend to fill quickly over that weekend. If you're flexible with your travel dates, try using Skyscanner's month search tool to find the cheapest fares from Canada to Cluj-Napoca during any thirty-day period.
Airlines That Fly to Cluj-Napoca Airport
Cluj-Napoca Airport is served by many major international carriers and budget airlines. Canadian travelers prefer airlines like Lufthansa (connecting through Munich), Turkish Airlines (connecting through Istanbul) and LOT (connecting through Warsaw) to reach Cluj-Napoca quickly and comfortably. When searching for flights to Cluj-Napoca on Skyscanner, travelers can sort potential flights by price, duration, number of connections or preferred airline.
The Cluj-Napoca Airport is nine kilometers from the city center. Ask your airline if they offer a complimentary shuttle to the city center; if not, you can hop in a taxi or opt for your own car rental. If you need to pick up some Romanian lei, there are ATMs and currency exchange offices inside the airport.
What to See and Do in the Cluj-Napoca Airport
Look for a hotel close to Union Square in the city center. From here, you'll be within comfortable walking distance of the city's most famous attractions, like the 15th-century St. Michael's Church, the luscious Alexandru Borza Botanic Gardens, the moody Hungarian Cemetery and the quirky Pharmacy History Collection. As home to Romania's largest university, Cluj-Napoca also has the country's best selection of affordable cafés, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Thirty-five kilometers away from Cluj-Napoca is one of Romania's best day trips: the Turda salt mine. Once voted "one of the coolest underground places in the world", this bizarre tourist attraction features a Ferris wheel, row boats, contemporary art sculptures and a concert hall more than one hundred meters underneath the earth's surface.
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