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Flights London to Bucharest

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Flight TimeFlights from London and Bucharest take around 3 h and 12 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flightThe cheapest price available for flights from London to Bucharest that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of DepartureLuton International is from where you'll depart for flights from London to Bucharest
Airport of ArrivalOutbound flights from London to Bucharest arrive at Otopeni International

Last minute flights to Bucharest

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Departure Wed, 02 Feb Return Tue, 15 Feb
LON London
BUH Bucharest
return from £18
Departure Tue, 22 Feb Return Wed, 23 Feb
LON London
BUH Bucharest
return from £15
Route information
Visit Bucharest, the little Paris of the East, and be dazzled by splendid architecture and a colorful history.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.98 RON
British Pound Sterling Romanian Leu
1 RON = 0.17 GBP
Last checked on 25 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bucharest are 80% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bucharest is 61% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Bucharest is 89% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bucharest is 40% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Bucharest airports
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 1299 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

Epicenter of arts, culture, shopping and dining, London offers visitors such an extraordinary amount to do that it is one of the most popular cities to visit on earth. Millions of visitors pass through the city's five main airports, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and London City, each year. The largest, Heathrow, handles flights from about 80 airlines to around 185 destinations worldwide. Gatwick is second busiest and has the capacity to handle upwards of 41 million passengers annually. Luton and Stansted airports mainly handle no-frills flights, such as cheap flights from London to Bucharest and other European destinations. London City is the smallest, located in the city center.

Travel to London airport

Flights to Bucharest from London may leave from one of the city's five main airports, Heathrow (west), Gatwick (south), Stansted (northeast), Luton (northwest) or London City (city center). All of the airports can be easily accessed by public transport. For Heathrow, you can take the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station or the Piccadilly Line from the city center. Gatwick can be reached on the Gatwick Express or Thameslink train from London Victoria train station. A direct train from Liverpool Street station runs to Stansted. Luton is served by a train from St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway, where a shuttle bus runs to the airport. London City is central on the DLR line.

Arriving in Bucharest

Once dubbed the Paris of the East because of its majestic architecture and elegant Belle Époque villas, Bucharest has a rich history and there are a host of sights and attractions to discover. You can get your bearings in the Old Town, where a maze of cobblestone streets and medieval and orthodox churches can be explored as well as Vlad the Impaler's bust. You can also visit the vast Palace of Parliament and the glorious Romanian Athenaeum, the city's main concert venue. Evidence of Romania's communist past can be seen at the old Communist Party headquarters. Lunch or dinner could be traditional Romanian cooking followed by cabaret or a stroll through Bucharest's sweeping Ci?migiu Park.

Travelling to the city centre

Low cost flights to Bucharest arrive into Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, which is about ten miles from the city center and accessed by the National Road DN 1. There are two bus lines that run to the city center, the 780 Express line runs to Gara de Nord railway station and the 783 Express line connects to the city center, both leave from in front of the terminal building. Alternatively, you can take the Henri Coanda Express train to Bucharest North Railway Station (the CFR Airport Stop is reached by a shuttle bus from the arrivals terminal).

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from London to Bucharest?
At eDreams we do our utmose to ensure that your travel pans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that Romania may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
If I want to book flights from London to Bucharest at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 15 for the route London - Bucharest. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is Bucharest more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Bucharest costs an average of 0.34 GBP euros, 89% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 80% less in Bucharest: 0.51 GBP euros against 2.60 GBP euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 5.92 GBP euros in Bucharest, 61% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 45% cheaper in Bucharest, with an average of 1.70 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.09 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from London to Bucharest?
The most popular months to book from London to Bucharest are June, May and July.
When would be the best time to travel from London to Bucharest?
A great time of the year to visit Bucharest from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, December is the best month to fly to  Bucharest from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, January and October are the months with fewer searches for London -  Bucharest.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Bucharest?
Flight duration from London to Bucharest is around 03:12 hours on average, at an average distance of 2,106 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Bucharest compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in London is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm ,Bucharest's temperatures reach 35.26 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.81 degrees in Bucharest, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Bucharest have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from London to Bucharest?
The main route from London to Bucharest is: Heathrow (LHR) to Otopeni International (OTP). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Tarom.
  • British Airways.
  • American Airlines.
  • You can also find London - Bucharest flights between Southend (SEN) to Otopeni International (OTP) which are flown by the following airline(s): Ryanair.
  • Wizz Air.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Bucharest are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Bucharest are:
  • Swiss International Air Lines, stopping in Zurich for 90 minutes at least.
  • Aegean Airlines, with 830 minutes stop in Athens.
  • ITA Airways, with 285 minutes scale in Milan.

Otopeni International - Latest customers reviews

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