Practical information

Travelling to Bucharest

By plane

Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Address: Calea Bucurestilor 224
Tel: (21) 204.12.00 or 204.12.10

Most international flights arrive at Henri Coanda International Airport (Otopeni), located about 12 miles north of downtown Bucharest. Facilities include ATMs, an exchange office and cell phone rentals. Major car rental companies have offices located on the baggage claim level.

All major airlines fly to Bucharest:

Aegean Airlines
Aeroflot – Russian Airlines
Air Berlin
Air France
Air Moldova
Air Serbia
Austrian Airlines
Blue Air
British Airways
CSA Czech Airlines
Farnair Switzerland
LOT Polish Airlines
Qatar Airways
Ryan Air
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Sky Airlines
Swiss International Airlines
Tap Portugal
Tnt Airwais.s.a.
Turkish Airlines
Wizz Air

For further information, please visit:


Bucuresti North - main train station (Gara de Nord)
Address: Blvd. Garii de Nord 2
Tel: 9521

Bucharest's main station, Gara de Nord, is located three miles from downtown Bucharest and is a major rail centre with daily connections from/to cities throughout Europe and main cities in Romania. There are daily trains from/to Athens, Belgrade, Budapest, Istanbul, Kiev, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, and Vienna. Trains from/to Western European cities run via Budapest.
For more information and timetables you can check: ,


International Bus Companies serving Bucharest:

Tel: (21) 222.47.35
Destinations: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden
Departures from: Soseaua Alexandriei 164

Autotrans Calatori Filaret
Tel: (21) 335.95.83
Destinations: Bulgaria
Departures from: Piata Garii Filaret 1

Tel: 0723 450.475
Destinations: Denmark, Sweden
Departures from: Str. Buzesti 44

Tel: (21) 313.36.42
Destinations: Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Departures from: Calea Victoriei 2

Eurolines Touring
Tel: (21) 210.08.90
Destinations: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxemburg Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Departures from: Str. Buzesti 44

Nordic Tours
Tel: (21) 305.60.06
Destinations: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Departures from: Piata Garii Filaret 1

Tel: (269) 224.101
Destinations: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Departures from: Gara de Nord (North train station)

Perla Trans
Tel: (21) 336.00.13
Destinations: Greece, Turkey
Departures from: Soseaua Viilor 54

Torpedo Tur International
Tel: (21) 232.02.87
Destinations: Republic of Moldova
Departures from: Gara de Nord (North train station)

Visa and passport

American and Canadian citizens as well as citizens of Australia, New Zealand
and most European countries do not need an entry visa to visit Romania
(for stays up to 90 - ninety - days). 

However, a valid passport is required for all overseas/ non-EU visitors. 
Your passport has to be valid for at least six months from the date of entry into Romania (it will not expire sooner than six months from the date of entry into Romania, no matter the issue date).

For stays longer than 90 days visitors need to contact a local passport office in Romania or a Consulate of Romania, to obtain a visa.

Citizens of the countries of the European Union can also enter Romania
with their National Identity Card.

U.S. / Canadian/ Australian/ New Zealand and all European Driver licenses
are valid for driving in Romania for 90 days from the date of entry into Romania.Citizens of any other country should check the visa regulations that apply to them with the nearest Romanian Consulate.  More entry and visa information as well as a list of Romanian Consulates abroad is available at

There is no Entry or Departure Tax.

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Bavaria-, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia and
Moldova, Montenegro,
Serbia and Ukraine
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