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Cheap Flights to Bucharest

Popular in December High demand for flights, 0% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average price £179 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £30 From London to Bucharest
One-way from £17 One-way flight from London to Bucharest
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Bucharest related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Bucharest along with the rest of Romania. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Romania has restricted the entry of all travellers who are not nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom. Flights from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United States and the United Kingdom are suspended. Romanian nationals and their families, residence permit holders, and long-stay visa holders may still enter the country. Nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom with a residence in Romania may also enter the country. Diplomats, transport personnel, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, travellers in family emergencies, and travellers in need of international or other humanitarian protection may also enter the country. All arriving travellers must self-isolate at home for 14 days.. If you are looking to book a trip to Bucharest and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Bucharest flights by month

January
£69
February
£84
March
£85
April
£109
May
£97
June
£107
July
£126
August
£157
September
£104
October
£94
November
£59
December
£74
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Bucharest is November. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Bucharest?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - BUH
Price
£59 - £270
BUH
Temperature
3 - 30 °C
BUH
Rainfall
17 - 55 mm

Peak season:

Why not book cheap flights to Bucharest and visit the cultural heart and largest city in Romania? The capital since 1862, Bucharest is a vibrant city that remembers its past while embracing the new and contains a mixture of neo-classical, communist and modern architecture. The highlight for many travellers arriving on flights to Bucharest is attending one or more of the festivals which take place in the city each year showcasing the city’s plethora of artistic and musical talent. It is famous for its house music, with clubs scattered throughout the neighbourhoods of the city blasting bass into the early hours of the morning. These plus the universities inject a youthful vibe into this age-old city. Summers are hot and dry in Bucharest with temperatures averaging 26C and this is when the majority of tourists take in the city sights and festivals on offer. If you’re planning on visiting during the summer, be sure to make travel reservations months in advance.

Off season:

Bucharest is quietest in the wintertime so cheap flight tickets are easy to come by. The city is located on the Romanian Plain and subject to chilly winds that drive the temperature well below freezing; snowfall is common. Skiers will appreciate the Carpathian Mountain Range just two hours away from Bucharest.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bucharest?

Most people prefer to book flights to Bucharest between June and August, this is when the city is full of lively festivals, attractions are open and the parks are in full bloom. The shoulder seasons of spring and autumn can also be a good time to visit if you want a quieter holiday. There may be a bit of rain, so pack an umbrella to be on the safe side. April and May offers arts festivals such as the Bucharest International Film Festival (April) and the EuropaFest (May).

Which day is cheapest to fly to Bucharest?

The cheapest flights to Bucharest are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Bucharest?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Bucharest. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Bucharest?

Flights from London to Bucharest: 3 hours 15 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Bucharest: 4 hours 50 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest: 3 hours 20 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest: 3 hours 35 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Bucharest?

Ryanair and British Airways both fly direct from London to Bucharest. There are also plenty of European airlines such as Lufthansa, Swiss Air, KLM and Air France that have a stopover before heading to Bucharest. Other options are Hungarian airline Wizz Air and Romanian airline Blue Air, both low-cost carriers that fly direct from Luton and Glasgow to Bucharest.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Henri Coand? International Airport (OTP) is located around 10 miles north of Bucharest’s city centre. There is a direct train and express bus service to Gara de Nord railway station in Bucharest, both of which are frequent and inexpensive. Taxis are also available. Rental car counters are situated between the Departures Terminal and the Arrivals Terminal.

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