Henri Coanda International Airport Otopeni (OTP)
Address: Calea Bucurestilor 224, Otopeni
Tel: (+40 21) 204.12.00 or (+40 21) 204.12.10
Most international flights arrive at Henri Coanda International Airport (Otopeni), located about 12 miles north of downtown Bucharest. Facilities include ATMs, an exchange office and cell phone rentals. Major car rental companies have offices located on the baggage claim level.
There are direct flights from multiple destinations in Europe and connecting flights from the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
There are scheduled domestic flights from/to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ), Iasi (IAS), Oradea (OMR), Satu Mare (SUJ), Sibiu (SBZ), Suceava (SCV) and Timisoara (TSR).
Should you need a flight reservation please feel free to contact one of our travel experts at email@example.com.
Currently the only taxi company licensed to pick-up passengers from the airport is Fly Taxi (telephone: 9411). Fare to downtown Bucharest is about Eur15.
Express Bus 783 offers daily service to the city centre, with stops at Baneasa Airport, Piata Presei Libere, Piata Victoriei, Piata Romana, Piata Universitatii and Piata Unirii. The bus leaves from the international departures terminal every 15 minutes (every 30 minutes after 8:30pm and during weekends), from 5:30am until 11:00pm. The journey to downtown takes approximately 40 minutes. Fare is 7 Lei (about Eur1.60) for a round-trip ticket.
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Address: Sos. Bucuresti-Ploiesti 40, Bucharest
Tel: (+40 21) 232.00.20 or +40 9713
Baneasa Airport is currently closed for renovation.
Bucuresti North – main train station (Gara de Nord)
Address: Blvd. Garii de Nord 2,Bucharest
Bucharest’s main station, Gara de Nord, is located three miles from downtown Bucharest and is a major rail centre with daily connections from/to cities throughout Europe and main cities in Romania.
The original Orient Express ran from Paris to Istanbul.
There are daily trains from/to Athens, Belgrade, Budapest, Istanbul, Kiev, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, and Vienna. Trains from/to Western European cities run via Budapest.
To check international trains schedule to/ from Bucharest please visit: www.romaniatourism.com/transportation.html
To check schedules and fares for all other trains / domestic routes please visit : www.infofer.ro
Note: For Bucharest please select Bucuresti Nord.
Bucharest’s public transportation network includes: bus (autobuz), tram (tramvai), trolley bus (troilebuz) and subway (Metrou).
Buses, trams and trolley buses operate – between 5:00am and 11:59pm. The subway operates – from 5:00am until 11:00pm
Tickets must be purchased beforehand and validated upon boarding. Travelers may be asked to show the validated ticket during the trip. Travelers without a validated ticket will be asked to pay an up to 150 Lei (~EUR 35.00) penalty fee.
Tickets or passes can be purchased at any kiosk displaying the RATB logo.
Bus / tram / trolley bus fares:
one-trip ticket: 1.30 Lei (Eur 0.35)
day pass: 8.0-12.0 Lei (Eur 2.0-3.0)
week pass: 17.0-22.0 Lei (Eur 4.0-5.0)
two-week pass: 25.0-30.0 Lei (Eur 6.0-7.0)
month pass: 30.0-80.0 Lei ( Eur 7.0-19.0)
Tickets are interchangeable for the bus, tram and trolley bus, with the exception of express buses.
RATB maps can be found at kiosks near bus and tram stops or you can print one here.
The subway (Metrou) is best for travel to longer distance and for getting to the city centre; trains operate – between 5:00am and 11:00pm.
There are four subway (Metrou) lines (M1, M2, M3 and M4). Subway stations are indicated with the letter “M” (blue, on a white board).
two-trip ticket: 5 Lei (approx. Eur 1.1)
ten-trip: 20 Lei (approx. Eur 4.5)
week pass: 25 Lei (Eur 6.0)
month pass (62 trips / calendar month): 70 Lei ( Eur 15)