There are many trains are running in Romania
connection most of the major cities. The trains are cheap and
operating as schedules. There are a few types of the trains,
(P)Personal, (A)Accelerat, (R)Rapid, (IC)Intercity and (EC)Eurocity
Peronals are too slow for long distance and the carriages are
very bad. Accelerate trains are cheap and Rapid and IC/EC are
very expensive. However the fare difference does not reflect
the speed of the train. For budget travelers, use Accelerate
train is the best choice. You need to have a reservation except
personal. You can pay the reservation but unless you get a good
conductor, the fare will be quite high. If you happen to get
on the train without reservation and asked high price, you may
refuse and get off at the next station.
International train holders: You still need a reservation.
The reservation: In generally speaking, unless the train originate
from the station you cannot buy the reservation until 1 hour
before the departure time. Go to the station early and stay in
a queue. If you are going to make a reservation a few days in
advance, go to the ticketing agents in town. They might be able
to help you.
The fare has been adjusted according to
their 20% inflation 3 or 4 times in year so our rate will be
out dated at the time you read it. Check the date of our information.
International trains. The train to Croatia
or Hungary are very cheap. But if you go some other countries,
fare are very expensive. You may go to the border station or
stations near the border and buy the international ticket, if
your time schedule fits. If you are coming back to Romania, you
may buy a return ticket which is valid for 6 months and you can
break the journey.
If you are under 26, discount fares are available for certain
destination. Some big station has Wasteels office.