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Summer school in Sibiu - FAQ

Where can I find some information about Sibiu?

You can check Wikipedia ( or local pages (,

Do I need a visa?

EU citizens do not need a visa in order to enter Romania. If you are not an EU citizen, check visa and work permit regulations with the Romanian embassy in your country.

What is the local currency?

The local currency is LEU (plural LEI). The currency code name is RON. Although Romania is part of the EU, it hasn't adopted the euro currency. At the moment the exchange rate is 1 EUR = 4.4642 RON. Exchange at the airport just a small amount of money necessary to pay for the bus and the train. The exchange rate at the airport is not convenient.

Who can participate?

Anyone that is at least 18 years old.

How do I get to Sibiu?

- By plane to Sibiu International Airport

The international airport of Sibiu is located on the European road DN1, at 6 km west from the historical center of the city. Some major companies (Lufthansa, Tarom, Austrian Airlines) and some low-cost companies (Blue Air, Carpatair) operate flights to this airport.

How to get Sibiu city center from Sibiu airport?

  • By bus

From and to Sibiu International Airport to Sibiu city center there is the direct bus 11. Buy a ticket from the bus office and get down to the bus station "Banatului" (the University area). The ticket costs 1,5 lei (0,35 euros), make sure you have it and punch it at the bus.

  • By taxi

You can get a taxi in front of the new terminal parking area.

- By train to Sibiu railway station

Sibiu railway station (in Romanian: "Gara CFR Sibiu") is located close to the historical center of the city, on “1 Decembrie 1918” Square no.6.

By plane to the Airports in Bucharest

If your plane lands on Henri Coandă airport (OTP) you must go to "Gara de NORD" Bucharest railway train station.

In order to get to the railway train station ("Gara de Nord", Bucharest), you can take the bus "780" from Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP). You have to go to the ground floor in order to get into the bus station. You can only buy a round-trip ticket (2 trips) for 7 lei.  The bus trip takes around 40-50 minutes.

There are 2 trains from Gara de Nord Bucharest railway train station to Sibiu:

-Departure: 10:00; arrival: 15:38

-Departure: 15:30; arrival: 21:23

The train ticket can be bought from the train station and costs:

-1st class: 86,5 lei (19,3 euros)

-2nd class: 57,65 lei (12,79 euros)
How do I come back from Sibiu to Bucharest?
By train
There are 2 trains from Sibiu railway train station to Gara de Nord Bucharest:

-Departure:06:05; arrival: 11:57

-Departure: 15:01; arrival:20:40

The train ticket can be bought from the train station and costs:

-1st class: 86,5 lei (19,3 euros)

-2nd class: 57,65 lei (12,79 euros)
Useful links and phone numbers

Information about Sibiu International Airport


Information about Sibiu train station (Gara CFR Sibiu)

Phone: +40269952

Information about Bucharest railway train station "Gara de Nord"


Phone: +4 021 9521

Information Otopeni (Henri Coandă) Airport


Phone: +4 021 2041000

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