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Departure Mon, 04 Nov Return Sun, 10 Nov
STN London
OTP Bucharest
return from £31
Departure Tue, 05 Nov Return Mon, 11 Nov
BHX Birmingham
OTP Bucharest
return from £90
Departure Tue, 05 Nov Return Thu, 07 Nov
LPL Liverpool
OTP Bucharest
return from £80
Departure Thu, 24 Oct Return Tue, 05 Nov
GLA Glasgow
OTP Bucharest
return from £102
Popular flight routes to Bucharest
London - Bucharest
return from £38
Birmingham - Bucharest
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Liverpool - Bucharest
return from £83
Glasgow - Bucharest
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Tel Aviv - Bucharest
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Doncaster - Bucharest
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Trips to Bucharest

Bucharest travel

Bucharest is known for its Art Nouveau architecture, hipster culture, summer parks and Dracula. It was believed to have been founded in 1459 by Bucur back in the Middle Ages. The capital went through the Ottoman rule, as well as Russian and Hapsburg domination. Between the two world wars, Bucharest was at the pinnacle of its cultural development, though dampened when the Communist regime was in power. Today, Bucharest is an important financial and industrial centre in Romania as well as a vital player in the services sector. Travellers on flights to Bucharest will find a capital in the throes of constant urban renewal, retaining its culture whilst keeping pace with modern times. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Bucharest!

Things to do and places to see in Bucharest

There is more to Bucharest than the plain, grey buildings that are depicted of the by-gone Communist era. Admire Art Noveau buildings, visit museums and pay your respects at cathedrals. Take a relaxing stroll through green parks or go out in the evenings to experience the night life. Travellers on cheap flights to Bucharest will have enough things to keep them busy with attractions that are out of the ordinary.

When visiting Bucharest, be sure to:

  • See the Palace of the Parliament, a huge parliament building with ornate décor; it comprises a conference room and three museums
  • Visit the Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum which is an open-air museum depicting the typical Romanian way of life
  • Relax at the Herastrau Park and enjoy its beautiful lake
  • Catch a concert or performance at the Romanian Athenaeum
  • Contemplate life when you stop by at the Stavropoleos Monastery
  • Admire the collection of art works of Romania, Europe and Asia at the National Museum of Art of Romania
  • Check out the Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History
  • Tour the baroque-styled Cotroceni Palace which is the official residence of the Romanian president
  • Take a look at Arcul de Triumf, a triumphal arch and Romania's version of the Arc de Triomphe of Paris
  • Follow history of the military at the National Military Museum
  • Ramble through the Bucharest Botanical Gardens and examine its wide collection of plant species
  • Visit the synagogue of Templul Choral

Bucharest airports

Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport is the principal airport in the capital. It has a single terminal divided into three sections: Departures, Arrivals and Airside Concourse. Facilities and services offered to guests on trips to Bucharest include cafes, restaurants, duty-free shops, lounges, a chapel, a play area, car rental counters and ATMs.

  • Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport

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    The top carriers that serve air travel requirements of passengers are the following: Tarom, Blue Air and Wizz Air.


    Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport is located 16.5km from downtown Bucharest.

    Transport options

    Getting to the city centre is possible in a number of ways. Bus 783 Express Line links the airport to the centre and back. There is also a direct train service from the airport to the Gara de Nord and it is served by a shuttle bus to the Arrivals or Departures terminals. For private vehicles or hire cars, the airport is well-connected to the motorway, A3. Other means of moving from the airport to the city centre include taxis, shared rides and shuttles.

FAQ's about Bucharest

How long before a flight to Bucharest should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Bucharest, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Bucharest departing from over 41 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Bucharest at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Bucharest’s airport?
Bucharest is served with 2 airport[s]. Otopeni International operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 41 cities, such as London, Birmingham and Liverpool, the most popular routes.
How far is Bucharest’s airport from the city centre?
Bucharest’s airport Otopeni International is located 5 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Bucharest’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 0.24 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Otopeni International , for example, the average price for the ride to Bucharest center is around 0.35 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Bucharest. Pick your preferred car type and get from Otopeni International to Bucharest city centre on your own terms.

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