Why visit Bucharest?
Whether you are going on holiday or planning a weekend getaway, with its numerous attractions, Bucharest is the perfect destination for cheap travel. Bucharest is the capital of Romania and the country's largest city. It has two international airports: Henri Coandă International Airport (IATA: OTP) and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (IATA: BBU). Your cheap flight to Bucharest will arrive at the former as the latter is a business and VIP airport. There are plenty of things to see and do in Bucharest, from its charming cafes and restaurants serving up national cuisine to historic buildings and monuments. Book your cheap flight to Bucharest and see the world's second-largest building after the Pentagon that is the Palace of the Parliament. Also known as the House of the People, it is the seat of the Parliament of Romania and it also houses the National Museum of Contemporary Art. When strolling through the Old Town, you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this charming place by visit cafes and restaurants and tasing traditional Romanian food and wine. In the Old Town of Bucharest, you can also experience historic places such as the Old Court, the Old Palace of the Chamber of Commerce and the Capitoline Wolf statue (Romulus and Remus monument). Other Bucharest's famous landmarks include Herăstrău Park, Bucharest's largest park, the open-air ethnographic Village Museum, or the Arch of Triumph erected to commemorate the soldiers who died in WWI. The city's clubs and bars offer a lot of opportunities for entertainment to let you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Bucharest nightlife to the full. Do not look further - book your cheap flight to Bucharest now using the easy-to-use airfare search tool that is the eSky travel search engine.
Cheap flights to Bucharest with the eSky travel search engine
The eSky travel search engine will help you find the best deals on flights by comparing numerous offers of cheap flights to Bucharest. Due to the fact that there are several airlines which fly from the UK to Bucharest, you can easily find cheap plane tickets that suit you and you will be able to choose the time of the day you want to fly. Cheap direct flights to Bucharest are operated from, for instance, London, Liverpool, and Birmingham. Flight time from London to Bucharest is on average 3 hours 15 minutes (flight duration may vary depending on the time of the day and the carrier serving the route). The cheapest flight from London to Bucharest operated by Ryanair costs GBP 13, which is a real bargain. You can get from Liverpool to Bucharest from GBP 22 on Wizzair, while the cheapest air ticket from Birmingham to Bucharest costs GBP 26. You can also find cheap flights from other cities in the UK with a layover. Cheap flights to Bucharest with a layover are operated, for instance, from Bristol and Manchester with a change at Vienna International Airport, Brussels Airport, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport or Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to name but a few. The shortest cheap flight to Bucharest with a layover lasts 4 hours 55 minutes. Cheap direct flights from the UK to Bucharest are operated by low-cost airlines, such as Ryanair, Blue Air, or Wizzair and regular airlines like British Airways. The cheapest flights are offered in the economy class that usually includes hand luggage only. Check our offer of cheap flights to Bucharest and travel on a budget.
How can I find cheaper flights to Bucharest?
If the results you searched using the eSky travel search engine do not suit you and you still have some time to book a ticket, try other ways of finding cheap flights to Bucharest. You can find cheap air tickets to Bucharest by using the eSky price calendar. Enter your departure airport and Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport in the "Place of arrival" field to view cheap plane tickets to Bucharest by month. Start searching a couple of months ahead of your trip to Romania to find attractive bargains and promotions. You can also track your cheap flight to Bucharest by setting a price alert. You will be able to monitor if the price of your selected flight from the UK to Bucharest has gone up or down. All you need to do is give your email address to be notified when the price of your cheap flight to Bucharest has changed.
Can I book cheap travel services with eSky?
Your cheap air ticket to Bucharest can be complemented with travel services, such as cheap accommodation, travel insurance, or car rental. With the eSky flight+hotel search engine, you will be shown a range of hand-picked properties in Bucharest that you can sort by price or by distance from the city centre. We recommend checking some of our hotels near the Old Town. You will save time and money on taxis as most of the major city attractions are located in the downtown area. What is more, by booking your cheap flight + hotel package with eSky, you can save up to 30%. Book your cheap flight to Bucharest together with accommodation in one, simple reservation and start exploring this compelling city of contrasts.
How to prepare for your cheap flight to Bucharest?
Although Romania is a member of the European Union, it does not belong to the Eurozone. The national currency is the Romanian Lei (RON), so remember to change your currency before your flight to Bucharest. Try to learn the basics of Romanian - the locals will love it. You can also read other travelers' reviews of airlines and airports rating shops, services, check-in process, cleanliness, and many other factors that may be important for you when buying your cheap flight to Bucharest. Before you start packing for your cheap flight to Bucharest, make sure how much baggage you can take. At the airport, have your ticket, boarding pass, and valid ID or passport. Remember that your baggage should not exceed the airline's maximum allowance. The only way of getting a really cheap flight to Bucharest is to fly light. Arrive at the airport early enough not to miss your cheap flight to Bucharest.
The airport in Bucharest
Your cheap flight to Bucharest will arrive at Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport. It is the busiest international airport in Romania, located 16.5 km from Bucharest's city centre. In 2018, the airport handled 13,824,830 passengers. The airport's top destinations include London (Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, and Stansted Airport), Vienna, Timișoara, Cluj, Iași, Paris, Istanbul, Rome, Munich, and Tel Aviv. Among a range of airport facilities, there are a post office, a pharmacy, a bureau de exchange and ATMs. Henri Coandă Airport is connected to the public transport company STB system. The 784 and 783 express bus lines connect the airport to the city centre, while Henri Coanda Express trains link it with Bucharest North Railway Station. Taxi stations are at the exit of the terminal. The airport is connected with central Bucharest by route DN11. For convenience and independence, check how to rent a cheap car in Bucharest with eSky.