The airport is situated 10 miles (16.5km) north of Bucharest.
Getting to the city
Express bus services, 783 or 780, leave frequently for the city centre and main railway station, respectively. This line runs both in daytime and at night, and buses arrive every 40 minutes. Taxis are also available 24 hours to take passengers anywhere in Bucharest or to any other region in the country. Taxi stations are located at the exit of the main terminal. Passengers should avoid cabs that do not display the price and have no meters.
Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: + 40 (0)21 204 1000.
Car rental companies include Avis, Autonomous, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, and Enterprise.
Bucharest has two types of taxi. Smaller taxis cost about RON 1.5 per km and the larger taxis charge about RON 3.5 per km. The trip between the airport and Bucharest can take up to an hour in heavy traffic. Visitors are advised to only make use of official taxis with working meters and the prices displayed.
Transfer between terminals
The terminal buildings are connected by a corridor; it takes five minutes to walk between the terminals.
There are banks, bars, and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include a bureau de change, left-luggage, a hairdresser, duty-free shops, chapel, pharmacy, and a post office. Disabled facilities are good; those who need a wheelchair or have other special requirements should contact their airline in advance.
Long and short-term parking is available. Short-term parking is 3 lei for every 30 minutes. Long-term parking costs 40 lei per day, and 20 lei if parking is extended up to 3-4 days. The maximum use of this car park is 30 days.
Free wifi is available.
Bucharest Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.