You’ll struggle to find cheap flights to Romania from July to August as these are the busiest months of the year, as well as the hottest. Make sure you secure your flight tickets in advance to avoid paying through the teeth for flights. Spring and Autumn are lovely warm seasons to visit and you’ll find cheap flights to Romania much more accessible.
Generally the winter months are classed as the off season due to the harsh weather conditions. However, many skiers and snowboarders start to flock to the country as you can find the cheapest flights to Romania during the winter and the conditions are perfect for skiing.
It’s advisable to book your flights to Romania at least two months in advance when you can as this will help you find the cheaper flight tickets. Although the winter season is quieter and cheap flights are found easily, it is still worth securing your flight tickets early to get better deals. If you can be flexible with your dates then you’ll find some absolute steals. For the best holiday experience aim to visit in either the Spring or August where the weather is lovely but there are far fewer crowds.
Flights from London to Romania: 3 hours 15 minutes.
Flights from Manchester to Romania: 4 hours 50 minutes.
Flights from Birmingham to Romania: 4 hours 55 minutes.
Flights from Glasgow to Romania: 3 hours 35 minutes.
Blue Air and Wizz Air are the main two airlines that provide cheap flights to Romania. They are both budget airlines and as such don’t expect luxury of any kind. That said the flights to Romania are generally comfortable once you’ve found your seat. You’re not assigned seats at check-in so it can be a little difficult to find yourself seats together if you’re not travelling alone. Both offer cheap flights to Romania though so it’s mainly your own preference on which one to travel with. You can also find some cheap flights to Romania with Ryanair so these might be an option if you’re not too keen on Wizz Air or Blue Air. Keep an eye on the price of checked-in luggage as during the Summer some budget airlines really overcharge for the luxury.
The 780 Express lines connects Bucharest airport with the city centre and is probably the safest and easiest way to travel. It’s cheap and efficient and you can find the bus from the airport. The only other option is to jump in a taxi. It is highly recommended to book a taxi in advance before you travel and if you feel the need, give them a password to tell you once you land. Fake taxi drivers run rampant in Romania and you can get very confused quickly and end up in a dodgy vehicle so make sure to keep your wits about you and refuse all drivers unless you have either booked it in advance or have made sure it is a legit taxi.
(prices quotes are from London)