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Cluj Taxi

Useful Information and Tips for Taxis in Cluj-Napoca


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Taxis in Cluj

Cluj-Napoca is a fantastic destination in every sense of the word. Known as the heart of Transylvania, it has much more to offer than the myths and legends of vampires and werewolves. It’s a joyous city with plenty of amazing restaurants, cultural landmarks and community events to enjoy all year round. 

Taking a taxi in Cluj is the easiest way of getting around. You can find taxis easily at dedicated taxi stands around the city or by hailing them on the street. Cluj Airport also has plenty of taxis and private transfers available for ultimate safety and comfort.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
CLUJ TO SIBIU 85 € 95 € 2 HR
Cluj taxi, Romania

Cluj taxi prices

Taxis in Cluj do not operate with fixed rates. Instead, they have taximeters installed to calculate the final fare depending on the number of km travelled and the time of day. 

In general, the prices are:
Base rate: €0.70 (RON 3.50) 
Day per km rate: €0.50 (RON 2.50) 
Night per km rate: €0.70 (RON 3.50) – Night rates are in effect from 22:00 to 06:00 every day. 

You can avoid the guesswork with taxi fares by pre-booking a Cluj private transfer with an international, well-reviewed company like Welcome Pickups.

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How to get a taxi in Cluj

Though you might not find a black cab in Cluj, white cabs are easy to find. These four-seater taxis are available to hail on the street, or you can find them at designated taxi stands. However, it’s important to be cautious as unlicenced drivers are common. 

Alternatively, you can hire a Cluj private transfer or call one of the following Cluj taxi numbers:
Napoca Taxi: +004 (026) 4953
Nova Taxi: +004 (026) 4949
Daniel Taxi: +004 (026) 4947

Taxi apps also exist. Bolt taxi in Cluj may save you a little money but comes with its own drawbacks. Firstly, Bolt drivers aren’t professionally trained, which leads to inconsistent service. During busy periods, you may be waiting a while for an available taxi and may be victim to surge charging. If you do manage to book a Bolt taxi, you’ll be charged for every minute the taxi waits. 

With Welcome, you won’t have to worry about any of that. With our highly trained drivers, guaranteed on-time pickups and free wait time (up to 60 minutes), we’re ready to provide a friendly, reliable service wherever you need to go in Cluj.

Why book a Cluj private transfer in advance?

Reliable, efficient, and friendly, our Cluj private transfer service was designed to help tourists like you explore the city with ease. We employ highly trained English-speaking drivers who are excited to introduce you to Cluj through their eyes. Whether you need an airport taxi from Cluj Airport, a sightseeing trip to Turda George, or anywhere in between, we’re available to book via our online portal or mobile app (App Store || Google Play).

Cluj taxi tips

  1. Tipping your driver is recommended in Cluj. A good rate is €1 (ROM 5).
  2. By law, all Cluj taxis must be equipped to take contactless card payments.
  3. Most taxis in Cluj are standard four-seaters. If you need a larger vehicle, consider booking a private transfer instead.
  4. It's a good idea to request a receipt from your driver in case you are overcharged or leave anything behind.
  5. Booking online in advance will ensure a secure journey at a fair rate with a licenced driver.

Wheelchair-accessible taxis in Cluj

Finding a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Cluj can be difficult. If you need one, booking with a verified provider in advance or arranging a private transfer is best. A verified accessible taxi recommended by the British Council is Daniel Taxi whom you can schedule by phone at +004 (026) 4947.

Cluj taxi safety and complaints

Taxis in Cluj-Napoca are generally considered safe but overcharging is common. There are some unlicenced drivers on the roads as well. Therefore, you need to be vigilant when you get into a taxi. Ensure you can see the taximeter when entering the taxi and witness your driver reset it. If you encounter any issues with your taxi driver in Cluj, you can contact the local police switchboard at +004 (026) 443 2727 or dial 112 in an emergency.

For a guaranteed safe ride at a competitive rate, you can book in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Frequently asked questions

Can I call a taxi in Cluj-Napoca?

Yes, you can call a taxi in Cluj-Napoca, but you don’t need to. Cluj taxis are easy to find on the street or waiting at designated taxi stands. That said, calling a taxi or booking a private transfer in advance is the safest option to avoid unlicensed drivers. You can use taxi numbers like Nova Taxi at +004 (026) 4949 or Daniel Taxi +004 (026) 4947 to book a cab on demand.

Are taxis in Cluj expensive?

Cluj taxis aren’t necessarily more expensive than other major cities. The exchange rate from the Romanian Lei (RON) to your currency can be advantageous. That said, overcharging tourists is very common. If you want a reasonable fixed fare with no hidden costs, you can book a Cluj airport taxi in advance with a professional private transfer service like Welcome Pickups.

How can I pay for my taxi in Cluj?

You can pay for your taxi in Cluj by cash or card in the local currency – Romanian Lei (RON). By law, all taxis in Cluj must have contactless card machines.

How do Cluj taxi drivers calculate their fares?

Cluj taxi drivers calculate their fares using a taximeter. The distance travelled and time of day are the main factors calculated in the fare. It is the local custom to tip a driver for satisfactory service. To do so, you can either round up the fare or give them an extra €1 (RON 5).

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