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The best prices from London to Bucharest are usually found in March or November, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Bucharest (BUH)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to BUH flight in 2021: compare London to Bucharest flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Bucharest.
LON - BUH
Price
£57 - £228
BUH
Temperature
3 - 30 °C
BUH
Rainfall
17 - 55 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 54% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£57

From London to Bucharest

One-way from

£18

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Bucharest?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Bucharest?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 26 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 26 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Bucharest 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £105, or £136 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Bucharest?

Flights from London to Bucharest lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Bucharest in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £35.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Bucharest (LON - BUH)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from London to Bucharest by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to Bucharest in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to BUH flights in July, August
16 Aug - 17 Sep
£23pp
SEN
London Southend
Ryanair
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Ryanair
Direct
SEN
London Southend
27 Aug - 7 Sep
£23pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Blue Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Blue Air
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Aug - 25 Aug
£24pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Bucharest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bucharest from London found for this year
17 Sep - 23 Sep
£17pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
17 Sep - 28 Sep
£18pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
10 Sep - 26 Sep
£18pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Bucharest from London

Save time with London to Bucharest direct flight deals
17 Sep - 23 Sep
£17pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
17 Sep - 28 Sep
£18pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
10 Sep - 26 Sep
£18pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Last-minute flights from London to Bucharest

Late deals on return flights to Bucharest from London, departing today and this week
27 Jul - 3 Aug
£72pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
29 Jul - 13 Aug
£73pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
28 Jul - 4 Aug
£78pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
OTP
Bucharest Otopeni Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Bucharest from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Bucharest
12:25 - 17:25
Ryanair
Direct
3h 00m
SEN - OTP
Ryanair
£18
Gotogate
14:55 - 20:05
Blue Air
Direct
3h 10m
LHR - OTP
Blue Air
£19
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Flight FAQs

From London to Bucharest

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Bucharest due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Bucharest for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from London to Bucharest have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Bucharest that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Wizz Air, Blue Air, and Ryanair. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London to Bucharest for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Bucharest for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Wizz Air for just £17, but on average you can expect to pay £25.

Are there direct flights from London to Bucharest for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Bucharest under £73. A good price for a direct flight from London to Bucharest is less than £25.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Bucharest for under £73?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Bucharest within the next 7 days for less than £73.

What days are direct flights available from London to Bucharest?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Bucharest on average per day?

Per day, 9 flights depart from London to Bucharest on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 56% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Bucharest?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 30 °C range in July. The weather in Bucharest is generally hotter than London's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from London to Bucharest?

A quick flight from London to Bucharest can take about 2h 59m. Ryanair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £59. The distance between London and Bucharest is about 1291 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Bucharest return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Bucharest is Wizz Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £17 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Ryanair and Blue Air, starting at £23 and £23 round-trip. Wizz Air is currently priced 83% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Bucharest one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Wizz Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £8. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ryanair and Blue Air, as they are both options that can get you from London to Bucharest for a low price.

Alternative routes for London to Bucharest

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Bucharest

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Bucharest.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = 5.71 lei
Flight duration
3h 16m
Average temperature for July in Bucharest
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Bucharest
54.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Bucharest

Bucharest Baneasa (BBU)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Bucharest

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Bucharest choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£26 £137 No cancel fee N/A
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Blue Air
£82 £199 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Blue Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Wizz Air
£50 £217 No cancel fee 83%
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British Airways
£88 £219 No cancel fee 70%
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Austrian Airlines
£194 £228 No cancel fee 78%
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LOT
£151 £271 No cancel fee 81%
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TAROM
£118 £278 No cancel fee 86%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TAROM. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air France
£163 £281 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£180 £301 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Serbia
£186 £320 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from London to Bucharest

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Bucharest.
Morning 6 AM to midday 55% of LON to BUH departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of LON to BUH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of LON to BUH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of LON to BUH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Bucharest
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Bucharest.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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