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Renowned for its stunning architecture, rich history and diverse population, Cluj-Napoca, Romania is a must for your travel bucket list. You can fly direct to Cluj-Napoca from Liverpool John Lennon Airport with airline carrier Wizz Air.

Why you should go to Cluj-Napoca

As the capital of the legendary region of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca is one of the most popular cities in Romania. The second biggest city in the country after the capital, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca is known for being Romania’s largest university town, attracting thousands of students and young people.

Cluj-Napoca boasts a thriving nightlife, and it plays host to many festivals throughout the year, making it an especially appealing destination among young travellers. The city is renowned for the Transylvania International Film Festival and the Transylvania Jazz Festival, which attracts a bohemian crowd, filling the many underground bars and back street cafes and making it one of the most fascinating places to visit in Romania.

Cluj-Napoca is also known as a jumping off point to visit Romania’s Apuseni Mountains and the picturesque Maramures region. Situated on the outskirts of the city sits popular camping spot Hoia Forest - which is also famous for alleged alien and paranormal activity. Meanwhile, a walk around the old town and a visit to the beautiful Botanical Gardens are more peaceful ways to enjoy this unique and friendly city.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your cheap flights to Cluj-Napoca from Liverpool John Lennon Airport today.

When you should go to Cluj-Napoca

If you’re after sunshine and blue skies during your stay, you should time your visit to Cluj-Napoca during the summer months. August is typically the warmest month, when temperatures can reach highs of 26°C with lows of 21°C. September boasts pleasant weather too, when temperatures are slightly lower than the previous month at 22°C. To escape the rain, you might want to avoid booking your Liverpool to Cluj flights during the rainiest months of May and June.

Where to stay in Cluj-Napoca

When it comes to accommodation, there are plenty of places to stay in Cluj-Napoca to suit every type of traveller.

For those wanting to be in the thick of it all, the Old Town is the ideal spot. In this area, you’ll find some of the city’s most popular tourist attractions, including St. Michael’s Church and the statue of Matthias Corvinus, in addition to bustling bars and clubs for those looking for a lively nightlife scene.

In the southeast of the city lies Între Lacuri - one of the city’s oldest yet most elegant neighbourhoods where you can find beautiful mansions that have been turned into cafes and terraces. Meanwhile, the Gheorgheni district offers the perfect blend of spectacular architecture and green spaces.

Staying near to Cluj-Napoca’s train station puts you in the perfect position to see more of the surrounding area, offering connections to some of Romania’s cities, including Brasov, Sighișoara and Târgu Mureș.

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What to see and do in Cluj-Napoca

There is so much on offer in Cluj-Napoca - you just need to know where to find it. Some of the city’s most popular attractions include:

  • National Art Museum
    Situated in the beautiful Baroque building the Cluj-Napoca Bánffy Palace, the National Art Museum is a must-do for art lovers. Immerse yourself in 18th and 19th century artwork, including Elena Popea’s famous Bran landscapes and Pericle Capidan’s Sighișoara paintings.
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
    The Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden is best known for its impressive rose collection, comprising approximately 250 species of roses and other types of flowers, including daffodils, tulips and lilies. Covering 14 hectares, this is the ideal spot for a quiet stroll while you soak up nature’s beauty.
  • Turda Gorge
    Known locally as Cheile Turzii, Turda Gorge offers an active day out for travellers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Featuring deep caves and rising rock towers, take a guided tour to explore more of this stunning landscape.

How long does it take to fly to Cluj-Napoca?

Liverpool to Cluj-Napoca flights take 3 hours and 30 minutes, and the local time zone is GMT + 2. You can fly direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Cluj International Airport (CLJ) with airline carrier Wizz Air.

When you have booked your flights to Cluj-Napoca, Romania, find out what Liverpool John Lennon Airport has to offer. In our airport, there are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a little retail therapy before you board. Purchase a Fast Track security pass to get ahead of the queues, or book into our luxury Aspire Premium lounge to enjoy a moment of relaxation ahead of your flight. You can also take advantage of our on-site car parks that are a short walk from the terminal building.

Travelling from Cluj-Napoca to Liverpool? Our Transport page has everything you need to know, from public transport information to local traffic updates. We also offer Car Rental if you need a vehicle for the duration of your stay.

What currency do they use in Cluj-Napoca?

The currency used in Cluj-Napoca is the Romanian Leu (RON).

Time Zone Currency Flight Time Carriers Airport Code
GMT + 2 Romanian Lei (RON) 3hr 30 Wizz Air CLJ