The second most populous city in Romania, right after Bucharest, the country’s capital, Iași also serves as a strategic crossroads of commercial routes, with a modern infrastructure and various travelling possibilities.
You can reach the city by plane, train or by car / bus.
Iaşi Airport is one of the oldest airports in Romania. There are direct flights to / from big cities like London, Madrid, Munich, Rome, Bologna, Turin, Tel Aviv, Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Milan, Venice, Larnaca, Vienna) and new flights are constantly being added. You can find more information here.
Once in Iaşi Airport, the city centre can easily be reached by bus or taxi (20 minutes’ drive).
Once in Bucharest, you have several cheap ways of getting to Iaşi by train. Many students enjoy travelling by the Intercity express or the first class of other fast trains, which are quite comfortable. Please visit CFR website (Romanian Railways Company), for the latest train schedules for domestic routes. You can also buy a train ticket online from this website. Foreign students who are grantees of the Romanian Government have the same facilities as Romanian students.
Iaşi is connected by train to many important European cities, for details please check this page.
The fastest route from Bucharest to Iaşi is via E85, E 581. Please check this Google Map.
There are a lot of private companies offering domestic and international transport services to and from Iaşi. These are the websites of bus companies providing transport to and from Iaşi:
- www.eurolines.ro (daily bus service to main cities around Europe)
- www.atlassib.ro (daily bus service to main cities around Europe)
- http://www.autogari.ro/Iasi/Plecari (all Iaşi departures)
Please not that TUIASI is not responsible for the accuracy of the information listed on these websites.