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about Craiova and Romania

 

HOW TO GET TO CRAIOVA?

 Craiova is a major railway centre connected to all the other major Romanian cities. The city is situated on the main line crossing Romania from East to West and linking Timisoara to Bucharest. The railway station is located in the North area, from where you can take a bus or a taxi to the University of Craiova, A.I.Cuza street, no. 13.

Travel by plane 

 An option is to land on the "Henri Coanda" International Airport, Bucharest Otopeni (www.aeroportul-otopeni.info).

Another possibility is to land on the International Airport of Craiova, providing direct flights to many cities across Europe (www.aeroportcraiova.ro).

Travel by train

For train connections please visit www.cfrcalatori.ro

Travel by car

Craiova is situated at the junction of the European routes E70, E79 and E574. The customs offices are located in Bechet, Calafat, Giurgiu and Turnu Magurele at the Bulgarian border, in Drobeta Turnu-Severin and Jimbolia at the Serbian border, and in Nadlac, Bors and Cenad at the Hungarian border.

Foreigners driving a car to Romania are required to hold a valid international driving licence. Car registration and insurance papers are also compulsory. Driving is on the right-hand side and the seat belt is compulsory. The speed limit within residential areas is 50 km/h, 90 km/h on national routes, 130 km/h on the highways.

 

LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND  TAXI

 In Craiova, public transport is ensured by local buses and trams. The public transport in Craiova consists of 3 trolley tram lines and 17 bus lines. One ticket costs around €0.5. You can buy a reduced-fare season ticket by virtue of your Student Card. Most buses run until 22.00 and trams until 23.30. For further details on the routes and timetables, please visit 

http://www.rat-craiova.ro/index.php

http://www.craiova.ro/harta/

Taxi services are relatively cheap and comfortable, amounting to a maximum of €1-€2 (around €0.3/km or 1.5 RON/km).  The most popular taxi services are provided by Taxi   ROMNICON (+40 251 421.919), Taxi  PML (+40 251 542.727),  Taxi PMI (+40 251 590.002), Taxi Favorit (+40 251 411.500), Taxi Barby (+40251542727).

 

LOCAL TIME

GMT + 2h

 

CURRENCY

The official Romanian currency is LEU (singular form), LEI (plural form) (LEU/LEI, RON). 
Coins: BANI 5, 10, 50. 
1 LEU = 100 BANI 
Bank notes: LEI 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500. 
Exchange rate: 1 EUR = approx. 4.5 LEI

You can exchange money at the bank or at exchange houses. Bank cards are increasingly being accepted.

You should by no means exchange money in the street!

 

POSTAL SERVICES & TELEPHONE

Post offices display a postal horn symbol and the word "Posta".

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES

  • Emergency call centre: 112
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire department: 112
  • Police: 112

The above phone number is free of charge.

 

MAIN POST OFFICE

Address: 54, Unirii St. 
Telephone: (251) 523.520 
Open: Mon. – Fri. 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Closed Sun.

 

MAKING A CALL TO ROMANIA

International dial code of Romania (40) + Area code of Craiova (251 or 351) + telephone number (six digit numbers)

 

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