Bucharest, Romania’s capital, is a city that has successfully incorporated its traditional element in the modern European reality. Bucharest is full of palaces, parks, churches, museums and numerous sights. You can easily wander for hours in the parks and the streets of the beautiful city and enjoy every minute of it. At the same time a veil of mystery covers Bucharest and makes it even more interesting and impressive to the visitor. If you wish to travel to Bucharest, enjoy the beauties of the city and discover what is hidden behind its mystery all you have to do is book your flight now.

How to get there

From Greece there are direct flights to Bucharest, leaving from Athens and Thessaloniki, the schedules are operated by Olympic Air, Aegean, Tarom and BlueAir. From other Greek cities there are connecting flights to Bucharest via Athens and Thessaloniki. From Cyprus there are direct flights from Larnaca with Cyprus Airways, Tarom and BlueAir. The airlines that carry out flights to Bucharest are Aegean, Olympic Air, Cyprus Airways, Tarom and BlueAir more specifically:

Athens – Bucharest:

Olympic Air (direct flights)

Aegean (direct flights)

Tarom (direct flights)

Thessaloniki – Bucharest:

Tarom (direct flights)

BlueAir (direct flights)

Olympic Air (via Athens)

Aegean (via Athens)

Cyprus (Larnaca) – Bucharest:

Cyprus Airways (direct flights)

Tarom (direct flights)

BlueAir (direct flights)

All the traditional airlines are landed at Bucharest Airprot Otopeni (more information below) and the low cost airlines at Bucharest Airport Baneasa (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to Bucharest it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.

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There are 2 large airports in Bucharest; Henri Coanda – Otopeni Airport and Aurel Vlaicu - Baneasa Airport. Henri Coanda – Otopeni Airport has a bank, ATM machines, an exchange office, shops, restaurants, bars, a post office, an internet point and of course ticket desks for flight reservations. Henri Coanda - Otopeni is of course the busiest airport of Romania. Aurel Vlaicu airport - Baneasa was once the only airport in Bucharest. It has modern comforts and services for the travellers, as well as shops, restaurants, cafeterias and ticket desks flight reservations.

Henri Coanda – Otopeni Airport

Henri Coanda – Otopeni airport is located 16 kilometres north of Bucharest. It has 3 terminals and it mainly serves international flights. There is a direct bus service from Henri Coanda – Otopeni to the centre of Bucharest.


783 Express bus has a daily service to the center of Bucharest and it makes various stops to central points (Airport Baneasa, Piata Presei Libere, Piata Victoriei, Piata Romana, Piata Universitatii and Piata Unirii). The bus departs from the airport (international departures terminal) every 15 minutes from 05:30 to 23:00, whereas at weekends it departs every 30 minutes. The journey to Bucharest lasts 40-60 minutes and the return ticket costs 7 lei.


There are definitely many taxis outside the airport and if you choose one in order to reach the city make sure that it is a legal taxi and arrange the price before you board it. Fly Taxi is the city’s legal taxi company but have in mind that taxis cost enough.

Bucharest "Aurel Vlaicu" Airport – Băneasa Airport

Aurel Vlaicu – Baneasa airport is located only 8 kilometres from the centre of Bucharest. The transfer from the airport to the centre of the city is easy and fast.


131 bus has regular services from the airport to the city centre as well as 335 bus and tram 5. The ticket costs 1.3 lei and the journey is short and comfortable. Moreover 783 Express bus departs from Henri Coanda – Otopeni airport makes a stop at AurelVlaicu – Baneasa airport and has the centre of the city as its final destination.


Although the distance from Aurel Vlaicu – Baneasa airport to the centre of Bucharest is not long, taxis are quite expensive. There are various taxis outside the airport but the city’s legal taxi company is Fly Taxi.

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