# How far is Cluj-Napoca from Bucharest?

The distance between Bucharest (Aurel Vlaicu International Airport) and Cluj-Napoca (Cluj International Airport) is 196 miles / 316 kilometers / 171 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Bucharest (BBU) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) is 288 miles / 464 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 47 minutes.

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## Distance from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 196.277 miles
• 315.877 kilometers
• 170.560 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 196.138 miles
• 315.653 kilometers
• 170.439 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca?

The estimated flight time from Aurel Vlaicu International Airport to Cluj International Airport is 52 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Cluj International Airport (CLJ)

On average, flying from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 54 kilograms equals 119 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca

See the map of the shortest flight path between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Cluj International Airport (CLJ).

## Airport information

Origin Aurel Vlaicu International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: BBU
ICAO Code: LRBS
Coordinates: 44°30′11″N, 26°6′7″E
Destination Cluj International Airport
City: Cluj-Napoca
Country: Romania
IATA Code: CLJ
ICAO Code: LRCL
Coordinates: 46°47′6″N, 23°41′10″E