Bucharest Airport

Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)


The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) north of Bucharest.

Getting to the city

Express bus services, 783 or 780, leave frequently for the city centre and main railway station, respectively. Taxis are also available 24 hours to take passengers anywhere in Bucharest or to any other region in the country. 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, +40 (0)21 201 4000

Car rental

Car rental companies include Budget, Europcar and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

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 two 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 bureaux de change, left luggage, a hairdresser, duty-free shops 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.




Free wifi is available.

Bucharest Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.