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About Bucharest

Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is a comfortable city to visit with its wide streets, historic buildings, squares and large parks.  Redesigned during the Communist Era, there is not a considerable traffic problem in this quiet city. In Bucharest you can visit sights like the National History Museum, Parliament House, Stavropoleos Church, Village Museum, the Jewish Historical Museum, Ateneul Roman Concert Hall and Bran Castle. The Parliament House and Square is a magnificent building that was built by the Communist Leader Ceausescu. Here you can visit with guided tours. It will be a great experience that you watch a concert in the Romanian Athenaeum, which is a magnificent building inside and out. 

You can visit  the Maghera and Catargiu Boulevards for shopping. There are also a great number of parks in the city. People ride bicycles, skate or play Frisbee here as a family. Cismigiu, namely Cismigiu Gardens, Herastrau Park and Izvor Park are important parks in the city. There are large apartment buildings from place to place as in the other Eastern Bloc countries. However, in some districts you can also see cute examples of local and historical Romanian architecture. Additionally, you will not experience difficulty in eating and drinking in Bucharest, as the prices are very reasonable. 

The continental climate prevails in Bucharest. Summers are hot and dry, while winters are cold and rainy. Winter temperatures are between 1-4 degrees and sometimes it snows. In summer the temperature is between the 27-30 °C. We can say that the best times to visit are the spring and summer months. 
 
You can go from Bucharest Airport to the city center by taking the 783 number bus. Bus rides take about 45 minutes. If you wish, you can also take a taxi. You can take a ride to the city center by taxi for a fee of around 25-30 TL. 

 

Transportation to Bucharest City Center from Airport

 

Aurel Vlaicu Intl. Airport

Aurel Vlaciu Airport, the second most important airport in Bucharest, is located 10 kilometers from the city center. For transportation to the city center from Aurel Vlaciu Airport, you can choose from bus, trolleybus and tramway options, especially taxis. In addition, you can also go to the airport by your car through the highway.

Taxi

Taking a taxi may be the fastest transportation option to get to the city center. You can easily get to the city center by taxi. Taxi fares are determined per kilometer. Once you get off the plane, you can get a taxi without waiting at the terminal building of the airport.

Bus

You can easily travel by bus, which is an economical option that you can prefer to reach the airport. It is very practical to get to anywhere in the city by buses, which have many different lines and provide transportation service to every part of the city.

Trolleybus

As an alternative to the bus option, you can also choose to head to the city center by trolleybus, which is the wired bus. Just like the buses, you can get to every corner of the city thanks to trolleybuses, which may be an economical and comfortable alternative for you.

Tramway

Tramway, which is a rail system option, is at your service as another option to get to the city center. You can take the normal tramway line to reach the city center, as well as you can prefer to take the express tramway line and get to the city center faster.


Henri Coanda Intl. Airport

Henri Coanda Airport, the busiest airport in Romania, is located about 20 kilometers from the city center and you have a lot of options to get from the airport to the city center. You can choose to go to the city center by train or bus as means of public transport, or by taxi, or renting a car.

Taxi

From Henri Coanda Airport you can use the taxi to go to the city center. You can easily get to the city center with licensed taxis, which can be found in front of the terminal building at the airport. Remember that you must not get other taxis except for licensed ones.

Bus

You can go to many points of the city center by bus, which is an economical option that you can use to go to the city center. You can easily get to the city center by bus lines 780 and 783 departing from the station at Henri Coanda Airport.

Train

The trains are one of the affordable options you can use to get to the city center. You can go to many places in the city center with the trains you can get from the terminal building and you have the opportunity to go to Bucharest North Railway Station which is the last stop.

Transfer Vehicle

You can also choose to go to the city center with your hotel's transfer vehicle. Among the hotels that provide a transfer vehicle service at Henri Coanda Airport are Angelo Airport Hotel, Howard Johnson Grand Plaza, JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Phoenica Grand Hotel and Golden Tulip Hotels. You only need to go to the service offices at the terminal building to take advantage of the hotels' transfer service.

Car Rental

Renting a car is one of the fastest and enjoyable ways you can choose to go to the city center. You can easily get to the city center by the car you can rent from the car rental offices located between the two terminal buildings at Henri Coanda Airport. You have the option to choose the brand and model you want to use. Among the car rental companies you can choose from are Avis, Autonom, Boca, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Touring.

Weather in Bucharest

DayMin - Max
WednesdayMin 23ºC - Max 32ºC
ThursdayMin 21ºC - Max 26ºC
FridayMin 19ºC - Max 25ºC
SaturdayMin 20ºC - Max 32ºC
SundayMin 22ºC - Max 35ºC

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