How to travel from Istanbul to Bucharest

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Travel Information from Istanbul to Bucharest

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $65 (€58) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 276 miles (445 km) by flight between Istanbul and Bucharest. Pegasus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to Bucharest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Istanbul to Bucharest

Travel to Bucharest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Istanbul to Bucharest.

Travel from Istanbul, Turkey to Bucharest, Romania is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Bucharest from Istanbul restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bucharest, Romania from Istanbul?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

The government of Romania has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Istanbul and Bucharest closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Istanbul, Turkey from Romania is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Istanbul, Turkey from Bucharest, Romania?

Reentering Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Turkey must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 5/15/22. 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 Istanbul from Bucharest here.

Travel Istanbul to Bucharest by flight.

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Istanbul to Bucharest. It takes on average 1 h 15 min   to travel this journey.

The distance from Istanbul to Bucharest is approximately 276 miles (445 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Istanbul to Bucharest:

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Bucharest from Istanbul:

  • You can take a flight from Istanbul to Bucharest with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for $65 (€58) with pegasus from Istanbul to Bucharest.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Istanbul to Bucharest:

  • You'll find direct flights with Turkish Airlines.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Istanbul to Bucharest often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Budapest, Sofia or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Istanbul and Bucharest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bucharest and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Istanbul to Bucharest, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $65 (€58) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Istanbul to Bucharest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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