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Tarom, Str. Nicolae Balcescu 10 (tel. 0269/21-1604; Mon-Fri 8am-6pm), flies from Bucharest to Sibiu daily. Both Tarom and Carpatair (tel. 0269/22-9161) have connections with German destinations, and Carpatair also flies to Timisoara. At press time, burgeoning budget carrier Blue Air (www.blueair.com) was launching various domestic and international services; you can also investigate Austrian Airlines (www.aua.com) for a direct international connection. For years, it has been difficult finding train connections to the city, and rail access remains limited. Nevertheless, Sibiu's railway station, Piata 1 Decembrie, is about .7km (1/2 mile) from Piata Mare, and is directly opposite the bus station. From the station, catch trolleybus no. 1 to get to the center, or use a taxi (tel. 0269/44-4444). You can buy onward train tickets from CFR's Agentie de Voiaj office, Str. Nicolae Balcescu 6 (tel. 0269/21-6441; Mon-Fri 7:30am-7:30pm).

For information and sightseeing services, head directly to the Tourist Information Office, Piata Mare 7 (tel. 0269/21-1110; Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-1pm); visit their website (www.sibiu.ro) before your trip. Alternatively, visit Kultours on the ground floor of Casa Luxemburg, Piata Mica 16 (tel. 0269/21-6854; www.kultours.ro). They hand out a useful map, offer sightseeing trips, rent bicycles, rent rooms, and sell books, souvenirs, and postcards.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.