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Bucharest to London flights

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Departure Sun, 04 Oct Return Mon, 05 Oct
BUH Bucharest
LON London
return from £13
Departure Fri, 23 Oct Return Sun, 25 Oct
BUH Bucharest
LON London
return from £15
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 940% more expensive in London than in Bucharest.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 140% more expensive in London than in Bucharest.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 690% more expensive in London than in Bucharest.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 61% more expensive in London than in Bucharest.

Bucharest airports
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 1299 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Bucharest to London

How long is the flight from Bucharest to London?

The average nonstop flight from Bucharest to London takes 3 hours 30 minutes

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Bucharest?

If you are an EU National, then you need identification to travel to London. A valid national passport and a national identity card both serve as a document to fly to London from Bucharest.

Is there a time change from Bucharest to London?

London is 2 hours behind Bucharest. The UK follows the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and Romania follows the East European Time (EET)

Which airlines fly from Bucharest to London

Here are some of the airlines that provide reasonable flights between Bucharest and London:

  • Air France, France’s national air operator
  • Austrian Airlines, country’s national air operator
  • Blue Air, largest Romanian airline
  • British Airways, the largest airline in the United Kingdom
  • Brussels Airlines, country’s largest airline
  • LOT Polish Airlines, the flag carrier of Poland
  • Lufthansa, the largest German airline
  • Swiss International Air Lines, Switzerland’s national airline
  • Tarom, the national airline of Romania

How to find cheap flights from Bucharest to London

One of the easiest steps to get cheap flights from Bucharest to London for trips is to use the Opodo search engine. You can find the best deals for direct flights and lowest airfares. The results can be filtered according to cheapest tickets, flight path, flight duration, arrival time and departures.

When are the best times to fly from Bucharest to London

  • September is one of the cheapest times to go and take city breaks in London. There are far fewer visitors in the city compared to the summer months. Many of the best hotels also give great deals during this month, which can help you save money on your trip.
  • December is one of the most enchanted months to take a holiday in London. The city is lit up with Christmas lights and ready to welcome the its guests. Numerous events, shows, festivals and festive markets take place all over London during this time.

Airports in Bucharest

Bucharest is served by the Bucharest Henri Coand? International Airport.

Useful information about Bucharest Henri Coand? International Airport

Bucharest Henri Coand? International Airport is located 10.3 miles north of Bucharest’s city centre.

How to get to the airport

  • By train – The RATB system connects the city centre to the Henri Coand? Airport via the 780 route express bus service that links it to the Gara Basarab and Gara de Nord railway stations.
  • By taxi – 20-25 minutes minutes
  • By bus – The RATB 783 route express bus service connects the city centre to the airport.

Services: The Bucharest Henri Coand? International Airport offers a host of amenities to passengers. You can shop, spend time at the cafes, bars and restaurants, get a haircut at the salon, buy medicine at the pharmacy or pray at the chapel.

Airports in London

The three airports nearest to the city centre are London City Airport, Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. They get both international and domestic flights.

Useful information about London City Airport

London City Airport is located 6.9 miles east of London.

How to get to the city

  • By train – The London City Airport is near London Waterloo, London Bridge and Stratford International.
  • By taxi – 30-35 minutes
  • By bus – London City Airport connects to the city centre via buses 473 and 474.

The airport offers everything from retail and beauty therapy to relaxing at the lounges or eating at one of the many restaurants.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is located to the west of Central London, around 14 miles away.

How to get to the city

  • By train – The Heathrow Express trains connect to the city centre.
  • By taxi – 45 to 60 minutes
  • By bus – The National Express coach services connect to central London (Victoria station).
  • By tube – The Piccadilly line underground takes you to Heathrow Airport in about 50 minutes.

Services: The Heathrow Airport is among the most coveted duty-free airports in the world. Passengers can take showers, get beauty treatments, care for their baby or relax at one of the VIP lounges. There is also free Wi-Fi and a concierge service.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located about 30 miles south of Central London.

How to get to the city

  • By train – The Gatwick Express connects the airport to Central London (Victoria station), with a train leaving every 15 minutes daily from 5am to 00.30am.
  • By taxi – Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes
  • By bus – National Express coach services run buses at frequent, regular intervals from Gatwick Airport to central London’s Victoria Station. easyBus also runs frequent minibuses from the airport to London’s West Brompton Underground Station.

Services: Gatwick Airport has facilities like chapel and prayer room, in addition to a host of shops and lounges. They even have a sensory room.

What to do and visit in London

  • Tour Buckingham Palace
  • See the iconic city skyline from The Shard
  • Visit the Tower of London
  • Oxford Street for endless shopping opportunities
  • Stroll around atmospheric Covent Garden

Frequent asked questions about flights from Bucharest to London

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Bucharest to London?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Bucharest. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from Bucharest to London?
The average price to go from Bucharest to London is 90.62 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bucharest to London at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 13€ for the route Bucharest - London. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Bucharest?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 689% more expensive than Bucharest, with a fare of 0.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 937% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.27 GBP in Bucharest. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 166% more than the 5.64 GBP in Bucharest. The price of the coffee is around 61% more expensive in London, with an average of 2.98 GBP , while in Bucharest the coffee costs 1.85 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bucharest to London?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Bucharest to London are August, September and January.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bucharest to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Bucharest depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1 month to fly to  London from Bucharest in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period March, July and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bucharest -  London.
How long does the flight take to go from Bucharest to London?
The total flight time between Bucharest and London is of around 03:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,123 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).

3.8 /5
Reviews: 4
2.0 /5
Date 2019-09-18 Age 31-50 City U.K.

Good selection of places to eat. Security was chaotic and badly organised and not enough seating in lounges.

5.0 /5
Date 2019-04-27 Age 31-50 City Romania


3.0 /5
Date 2019-04-24 Age 31-50 City Uk

Not the greatest a low frills place

5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-07 Age 31-50 City Romania


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4.7 /5
Reviews: 6
5.0 /5
Date 2020-01-29 Age 31-50 City Algeria

I love heathrow airport

5.0 /5
Date 2019-12-23 Age 31-50 City United Kingdom

International standard airport of excellence! The waiting areas did feel a little cramped, though.

5.0 /5
Date 2019-11-01 Age City

Already did

5.0 /5
sorry is personal
Date 2019-07-05 Age City

As above

3.0 /5
Date 2019-04-23 Age 31-50 City uk

basic but would use again for short trips if had to

5.0 /5
Date 2019-03-26 Age 51-70 City Romanian/British

All good

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3.2 /5
Reviews: 4
3.0 /5
Date 2019-03-05 Age 31-50 City

people from check in desk refuse to give us extra room seats. they said the seats are sold..... surprise !!! ...nobody booked those seats ...all of them empty...desapointing

5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-06 Age 31-50 City London

all good

2.0 /5
Date 2019-01-03 Age 31-50 City UK

Time consuming

3.0 /5
Lacramioara c
Date 2018-11-15 Age 31-50 City Romania

I don"t understand why if can't do chevk in at home they said came with 2 h before and when was our tutn they put us to pay 65 pounds do do check good

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4.5 /5
Reviews: 2
4.0 /5
Date 2019-08-20 Age 31-50 City

More check in desk in peak time

5.0 /5
Date 2019-02-22 Age 31-50 City Romania

Big airport many facilities!

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