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London to Bucharest flights

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Flight Duration Flights between London and Bucharest take, on average, 3 h and 12 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Bucharest found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Luton International is the departure airport operating flights between London and Bucharest
Arriving Airport Flights departing London with Bucharest as destination arrives at Otopeni International

Cheap last minute flights to Bucharest

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Departure Mon, 23 May Return Sat, 28 May
LON London
BUH Bucharest
return from £26
Departure Tue, 07 Jun Return Fri, 17 Jun
LON London
BUH Bucharest
return from £17
Flight route information
Bucharest, Romania's dynamic capital and largest city, bursts with tantalizing history and cultural sights.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.89 RON
British Pound Sterling Romanian Leu
1 RON = 0.17 GBP
Last checked on 16 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bucharest are 80% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bucharest is 66% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Bucharest is 90% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bucharest is 40% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 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
Bucharest airports
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 1299 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London, England's capital, is one of the largest cities in the UK. The vibrant metropolis is one of the trendiest destinations to visit in the world. Its sightseeing and atmosphere will amaze any visitor. The city is located on the banks of the River Thames and it's known widely for its magnificent monuments and beautiful attractions.

London is steeped in history and culture, and features a wide variety of museums and galleries. There are five major airports in London, which cater for both domestic and international flights. These airports are hubs for some major airlines. Several airlines offer non-stop flights from London to Bucharest and other destinations in Europe.

Getting to London airport

All flights to Bucharest from London are handled by London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Luton Airport or Stansted Airport. You can choose to depart for your destination from any of these airports. England has good transportation network and London airports are well connected to the city through public transportation.

Heathrow airport is located about 15 miles from Central London and Gatwick Airport is located about 25 miles from the south of London. The most convenient way to get to Heathrow is by taking Heathrow Express, or you opt for Gatwick Express if you are travelling via Gatwick Airport. Express trains are available for transfer from the city to Luton or Stansted Airport.

Arriving to Bucharest

Bucharest is one of the European capitals, full of surprises that add to its appeal. The capital of Romania is a fascinating tourist destination with ineptly structured buildings and museums that reveal an interesting story about its infamous communist history. Today, it's a modern and vibrant city filled with exciting places to see and amazing things to do.

The city has become the financial and cultural epicentre of Romania. This capital city features a pulsating nightlife, and is dotted with a large number of bars and clubs that will inspire you to prolong your stay and explore more. Bucharest Henri Coand? is the international airport serving the city and it's also the busiest airport in Romania.

How to get to the city centre

Many tourists arrive at Henri Coanda International Airport every year to discover and explore the sights and sounds of Bucharest. London Bucharest flights touch down in this fascinating city, with a flying time of about three hours from the UK.

There are various options for you to get to the city from Henri Coanda Airport. You can opt for the Express Bus service, which runs from the airport to the city centre or the central railway station. You can also take an airport shuttle bus from the airport arrivals to the nearest railway station, where you can jump on a train to the city.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Bucharest

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Bucharest during the Covid-19 situation?
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 London. 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 can I find cheap flights from London to Bucharest at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Bucharest is 17£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best 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 London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bucharest costs an average of 0.43 GBP, 90% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.25 GBP, while train tickets costs 80% less in Bucharest: 0.52 GBP against 2.55 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.83 GBP in Bucharest, 66% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 44% cheaper in Bucharest, with an average of 1.80 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.24 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Bucharest?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Bucharest are July, June and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Bucharest?
The best time of the year to go to Bucharest when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Bucharest from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Bucharest.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Bucharest?
The total flight time between London and Bucharest is of around 03:12 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,106 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Bucharest compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Bucharest's temperatures can go up to 35.26 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.81 ºC in Bucharest, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Bucharest have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Bucharest?
The main airport route flying between London and Bucharest is: Heathrow (LHR) to Otopeni International (OTP). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tarom.
  • British Airways.
  • American Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Bucharest flights between Southend (SEN) to Otopeni International (OTP) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Ryanair.
  • Wizz Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Bucharest are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Bucharest are:
  • Air Serbia, stoping in Belgrade for 115 minutes minimun.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 175 minutes scale in Istanbul.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 175 minutes scale in Istanbul.
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