Bucharest 2023 – Travel

Important adresses

Dr. Felix clinicSos. Nordului No. 98K, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania

Novotel Calea Victoriei 37B Sector 1, 010061 BUCHAREST, Romania


Romania is member of EU, but NOT of Schengen treaty. Thats means it has its own rules. It will depend on the country where you come from.

You will find detailed information on this government site: Migration / Travelling to Romania

Especially there is referenced a complete list of countries requiring VISA VISA required
and of those where no VISA is required: NO VISA

There are some exceptions for VISA required countries if you have a certain Schengen Visa already.

But also it is important to know that some countries (for example India, Korea, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia) require a special invitation letter which must be approved by government. This is an ADDITIONAL request before Visa application. These countries are marked by * in the above mentioned list
Please contact us if you fall in this specific group !

For normal VISA needs apply at your nearest Romanian embassy.

Transportation from Henri Coandă International Airport to City Center

Henri Coandă International Airport is the most used airport in Bucharest and located 16 kilometers north of the city center. The airport is also known as the Otopeni Airport. You can use the train, the bus or the taxi service at the airport to get to the city center.

Express 783 is the bus line that connects the airport to the city center while making stops in significant tourism destinations such as Piata Romană, Piata Universitătii (close to Novotel), Piata Victoriei. The bus is located in front of the Arrivals and Departures Terminal. It is available 24/7 with roughly every 20 minutes and costs 3,5 lei for one trip. At night, the bus leaves every 40 minutes.

The train is another option for you. You can get the ticket that includes 2 kilometers ride with the shuttle bus to the train station and also the train fare. The service is available every hour between 5.15 am and 8.20 pm. It is strongly recommended for you to ask for the train schedule from the CFR ticket counter beforehand. 

There are many taxis that offer fixed prices for visitors to the main attractions of Bucharest.

General Information

Country: Romania
Region: Southeastern Europe
Language: Rumanian
Average temperature: 12 °C
Climate: Humid continental climate
Vegetation: steppe
The difference between GMT: UTC+3
Telephone Code: +40
Currency: Rumen Leu
Socket Type: Type C
Essential Numbers
Country Code: +40
City Code: 21
Henri Coandă International Airport: +40 21 204 1000
Emergency Number: 112

About Bucharest

Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, is a vibrant and lively destination that offers visitors a unique blend of history, culture, and modernity. The city’s rich history is reflected in its architecture, with influences ranging from medieval to Art Nouveau and communist-era concrete buildings.

One of Bucharest’s most famous landmarks is the Palace of the Parliament, the second-largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. The palace was built during the communist era and is a testament to the grandeur and excess of the regime.

Bucharest’s Old Town is a must-visit destination for any traveler to the city. The area is packed with narrow streets, charming buildings, and lively bars and restaurants. Visitors can also admire the stunning architecture of the CEC Palace, the National Bank of Romania, and the Romanian Athenaeum.

Bucharest is also a city of parks and green spaces. Herăstrău Park is the city’s largest park and offers visitors a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. The park features several lakes, a Japanese garden, and a number of museums and attractions.

In recent years, Bucharest has become a hub for startups and innovation, with a burgeoning tech scene and a growing number of coworking spaces and incubators.

Overall, Bucharest is a dynamic and exciting city that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or modernity, you’re sure to find something to love in this unique and fascinating destination.