The low density of transport infrastructure makes access to this destination a little difficult. The main access point is Oravița, a city to the north-west of the destination and the first railway node in Romanian history. The area can be accessed by train, bus or car. The closest airport is in Timișoara.
This destination is best reached by car or bus. The most frequently used access road is DJ571, which runs through the villages in Oravița Depression, to the west of the destination. Another option, for those approaching from the south of the country, is national road DN57B, which runs through Băile Herculane and crosses Țara Almăjului. All trains on the Bucharest – Craiova – Timișoara route stop in Băile Herculane train station.
ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
By train. There is no direct railway access to this destination; the closest train station is Oravița, which is also the first train station to be built in present day Romania. Oravița-Baziaș is the oldest railway in the country and Oravița-Anina is the first mountain railway in present day Romania, offering a spectacular scenic route.
By bus. There are regular buses several times a day on the Reșița-Oravița route and once or twice a day on the Timișoara-Oravița route. To access the destination from other areas of the country you need to connect through Reșița or Timișoara. On weekdays, there are local minibuses on the Oravița – Sasca Montană route and the Reșița/Caransebeș – Șopotu Nou route.
DISTANCE FROM AIRPORTS
– Oravița – Timișoara (TSR): 140 km
– Oravița – Belgrade, Serbia (BEG): 150 km (through Naidăș border crossing point)
– Oravița – Bucharest (OTP): 500 km