Flights to Bucharest

Bucharest, the vibrant capital of Romania, offers a captivating blend of history and culture. With a booming arts scene, you can immerse yourself in the city’s architecture, theatre, music and visual arts to discover the city’s Eastern and Western heritage. Enjoy its lively nightlife, charming parks and warm hospitality.

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Discover Romania's cultural capital

Fly to Bucharest with British Airways and start your trip in the historic Old Town, known as Lipscani, where the cobblestone streets are lined with trendy cafés, restaurants and boutiques.

Then visit the Palace of the Parliament, the world's second largest administrative building, before exploring the city’s impressive concert hall, the Romanian Athenaeum.

Don't miss the picturesque Village Museum, an open-air museum that displays traditional Romanian architecture and crafts. After, take a leisurely stroll in Herastrau Park and hire a boat so you can relax on the lake. Book your holiday to Bucharest now.

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Flight time

3 hrs

Time zone

GMT +3

Currency

Romanian Leu

Bucharest flight FAQs

A flight from London to Bucharest takes just over three hours.

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Bucharest. Summer is the most popular time to visit the city, so book your flights for spring or autumn to save on fares but still enjoy pleasant weather while you explore.

You can make a trip to Bucharest fit any budget. Notorious for offering budget-friendly dining options and attractions, you can explore its rich history, dynamic culture and friendly charm without breaking the bank.

Once you arrive at Bucharest Airport it takes about 40 minutes to reach the city centre via bus or taxi, depending on the time of day you're travelling. You can also take a train – the station is accessible by shuttle bus.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to see more of what Romania has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Visit Bucharest to enjoy its blend of history and modernity. Explore its time-stamped Old Town and immerse yourself in the city’s thriving arts scene. Don’t forget to indulge in the local cuisine either, with dishes like sarmale – stuffed cabbage rolls – and mititei – grilled minced meat rolls – while you’re there, too.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders do not need a visa to visit Romania. If you hold a passport from a country or territory outside of these areas, you may need to apply for a visa before you travel. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Our cabins

All our cabins offer the same great – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to business.

Economy

Our Euro Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

Euro traveller

Business

Work or relax in our Club Europe cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and more personal space.

Club Europe

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