How to get from London to Bucharest

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from London to Bucharest

You can get from London to Bucharest by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Bucharest on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30London Heathrow Airport3h10 13:40Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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21:50London Gatwick Airport3h05 02:55Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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10:15London Heathrow Airport5h15 17:30Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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18:10London Heathrow Airport5h30 01:40Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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Travel Information to Bucharest from London

distanceDistance1296 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £121
fastestFastest modeFlight • £81 • 2 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Wizz Air

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1296 miles from London to Bucharest. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International or Wizz Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Bucharest.

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FAQs

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Bucharest, Romania is: Fully open.

Can I enter Romania if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Romania is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bucharest if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Bucharest, Romania due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Romania must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Bucharest.

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Romania is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Bucharest, Romania?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Bucharest?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Bucharest here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Bucharest from London. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Bucharest. Tickets for a train cost on average £5.

This is compared to other travel options to Bucharest:

A train is about £115 less than a coach, which costs on average £121 for this journey.

A train is generally £75 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £81 from London to Bucharest.

The fastest way to get to Bucharest from London is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 59 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bucharest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 44 h 45 min   on average.

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The distance from London to Bucharest is approximately 1296 miles.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Bucharest:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Trains from London to Bucharest most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Bucharest.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Bucharest:

  • You can take a coach from London to Bucharest with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for £121 with Union Ivkoni International from London to Bucharest.
  • You can take a flight from London to Bucharest with Wizz Air. Cheap tickets can be found for £81 with Wizz Air from London to Bucharest.

Yes, there are direct services available to Bucharest from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Blue Air.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bucharest as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Bucharest.

Your journey from London to Bucharest doesn't have to end in Bucharest. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Sofia or Madrid. If you’d like to add Budapest, Sofia or Madrid to your London to Bucharest trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bucharest today!

When planning your trip from London to Bucharest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £121 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £81 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £5 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Bucharest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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