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Istanbul to Bucharest flights

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Departure Thu, 08 Oct Return Mon, 12 Oct
IST Istanbul
BUH Bucharest
return from £89
Departure Thu, 29 Oct Return Sun, 01 Nov
IST Istanbul
BUH Bucharest
return from £90
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.27 RON
British Pound Sterling Romanian Leu
1 RON = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 27 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
22%

Trains in Bucharest are 22% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.36
Bucharest
£0.28
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
83%

The average meal is 83% more expensive in Bucharest than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£3.07
Bucharest
£5.62
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
27%

A taxi fare in Bucharest is 27% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.51
Bucharest
£0.37
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
40%

Coffee is 40% more expensive in Bucharest than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.31
Bucharest
£1.84
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Bucharest airports
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 278 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Bucharest

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Istanbul to Bucharest?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Romania may apply when travelling from Istanbul. 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 Istanbul to Bucharest?
The average price to go from Istanbul to Bucharest is 61.17 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 Istanbul to Bucharest at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 89€ for the route Istanbul - Bucharest. 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 Bucharest expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bucharest costs an average of 0.38 GBP, 25% cheaper than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.51 GBP, while train tickets costs 25% less in Bucharest: 0.27 GBP against 0.36 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.64 GBP in Bucharest, 84% more than the 3.07 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 42% more expensive in Bucharest, with an average of 1.85 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.30 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Bucharest?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Bucharest are December, November and October.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Bucharest?
The best time of the year to go to Bucharest when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1 month to fly to  Bucharest from Istanbul in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by November and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period February, July and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Bucharest.
How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Bucharest?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Bucharest is of around 01:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 457 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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