CFR Călători reminds its customers that it has an integrated and varied electronic system for the sale of tickets: from ticket offices, through vending machines in stations, online from www.cfrcalatori.ro website and from the mobile application “CFR Calatori trains timetable and online tickets”, and so on.
Selling tickets online or through vending machines and the phone application makes it easy and quick to purchase train tickets.
In addition, in order to meet the requirements of the passengers, from May 9, 2022, CFR Călători will offer a 5% discount on the transport fare, when purchasing full price train tickets, purchased through these three sales channels:
Vending machines in stations offer a wide range of services:
- Informing passengers about train journeys (train departure and arrival times)
- Purchase tickets and season tickets (weekly and monthly) up to 30 days in advance, including for the return journey
- Purchase of full price CFR tickets, child, student, round trip tickets, for all booking classes including sleeping car, berth car.
CFR Călători customers have at their disposal vending machines for the purchase of tickets in stations with heavy passenger traffic: Henri Coandă Airport, Bucharest North, Bucharest Basarab, Ploieşti Sud, Sinaia, Busteni, Craiova, Timisoara, Arad, Cluj Napoca, Brasov, Predeal, Miercurea-Ciuc, Sibiu, Iaşi and Constanța. Payment at vending machines is made only by card by inserting it in the card reader, not contactless.
Online tickets in domestic traffic (adult tickets – generically referred to as “full price tickets”, adult tickets with TrenPlus Card, children, pupils, students, dogs, round trip tickets, bicycle tickets) can be purchased with at least 6 hours before the train departs both on the company’s website (www.cfrcalatori.ro) and from the authorized distributors (travel agencies). Exceptions are trips for sleeping cars/berth cars, as well as for the connection between Henri Coandă Airport – Bucharest North and return, where the online purchase of tickets is made until the time of departure of the train from the boarding railway station.
The CFR Passenger Phone application offers a quick way to purchase tickets online, directly from your phone, available in all app stores: Google Play, Apple AppStore and Huawei AppGallery. The mobile application allows:
- Faster purchase of train tickets
- Receiving PUSH notifications before the start of the trip and before arrival
- Saving offline the list of orders, but also the PDF of the offline ticket
- Receiving suggestions for station when searching routes based on ticket history
- Receiving suggestions for nearby stations based on your phone’s location.
The application offers an intuitive interface through which users have quick access to the purchase of standard, round-trip tickets, but also the selection of beds for berth cars, the addition of tickets for pets or bicycles. The application is customer-oriented and meets their needs and expectations.
The offer of a 5% discount on the transport fare for full price tickets is not cumulated with other facilities or discounts offered by CFR Călători and is subject to certain terms and conditions, being applied depending on the technical possibilities of operation and the availability of the mentioned sales channels.
Travel ticket sales systems through the three channels (ticket vending machines, online tickets in domestic traffic and the CFR Passenger Phone application) will automatically show the customer the best offer, depending on the data selected by him.
CFR Călători recommends passengers to plan their trip in advance, to use all the trains provided in the one-day schedule and to procure their travel documents in advance. Tickets can be purchased 30 days in advance using the following channels:
- Online from www.cfrcalatori.ro;
- From the mobile application “CFR Călători train timetable and online tickets”;
- From station vending machines;
- Directly from the ticket offices in the stations and travel agencies of CFR Călători;
- From authorized distributors (travel agencies).
About CFR Călători:
The Railway Passenger Transport Company CFR Călători S.A. is the national railway passenger operator that carries out public passenger transport by railway. CFR Călători contributes to the free movement of persons inside and outside the country, in ecological and safe conditions. The policy promoted by the company’s management is to provide quality railway passenger services, with a commitment to society to ensure accessibility for all categories of citi