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LON London
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LON London
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BHX Birmingham
BUH Bucharest
return from £77
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BHX Birmingham
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London - Bucharest
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Liverpool - Bucharest
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Tel Aviv - Bucharest
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Doncaster - Bucharest
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Edinburgh - Bucharest
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Manchester - 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
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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

    Top airlines

    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 can I find cheap flights to Bucharest at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £17 to Bucharest. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Bucharest.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Bucharest?
The top month to book flights to Bucharest is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Bucharest flights is October. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Bucharest, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Bucharest?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Bucharest is... December. The next best month to travel to Bucharest is August. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Bucharest. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Bucharest is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Bucharest from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Bucharest include:
  • Wizz Air, which flies from London and Liverpool to Bucharest plus from Birmingham.
  • Blue Air, which has flights from London and Birmingham as well as Liverpool to Bucharest.
  • Ryanair, with flights from London to Bucharest and Bristol and also from Edinburgh.
Indirect flights from the UK to Bucharest include:
  • Lufthansa, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Birmingham.
  • Lot Polish Airlines, with flights from London and null to Bucharest plus null.
  • Austrian Airlines, which has flights from London and Birmingham as well as from null to Bucharest.
💰 What are the cheapest airlines flying to Bucharest?
Looking at the prices of our customers' bookings from Spain to Bucharest, your best bet for cheap flights is:
  • Ryanair: average one-way price of £85.86 , with Edinburgh to Bucharest an average of £78.29 and London from £85.15.
  • Blue Air (one-way average: £100.74) : this includes an average price from London to Bucharest of £95.86 and also flights from Liverpool costing £102.90.
  • Wizz Air: average cost for one-way was £109.10 , with Edinburgh to Bucharest flights costing an average of £53.15 and the price tag from Liverpool being £100.40.
🕑 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 137 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 by 2 airport[s]. Otopeni International operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 137 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 about 0.43 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 centre is around 0.34 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.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Bucharest?
If you are going to Bucharest, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 6.00 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 25.71 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 4.28 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.54 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.06 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.77 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.12 GBP
  • - Water: 1.06 GBP
⛅ What is the weather like in Bucharest?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Bucharest is in July, August and June, when the average temperature reaches 25.48 °C, while August, July and September are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 203.09 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Bucharest during the months of January, February and December to experience an average of 1.23 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in Bucharest is 6.75 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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