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from London to Bucharest

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Bucharest on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05AMLondon Stansted Airport3h00 01:05PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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$531One-way
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08:05AMLondon Stansted Airport3h00 01:05PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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$531One-way
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10:00AMLondon Stansted Airport3h00 03:00PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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06:55PMLondon Stansted Airport3h00 11:55PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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01:30PMLondon Luton Airport3h15 06:45PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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$941One-way

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Wed
Sep 29
$132Union Ivkoni International
$48Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
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$75Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 1
$111Union Ivkoni International
$39Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
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$33Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
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$12Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
$111Union Ivkoni International
$12Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
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$33Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
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$12Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$111Union Ivkoni International
$26Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
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$12Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$111Union Ivkoni International
$15Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$111Union Ivkoni International
$12Ryanair
Wed
Oct 13
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$15Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
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$26Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
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$30Malta Air
Sat
Oct 16
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$15Ryanair
Sun
Oct 17
$111Union Ivkoni International
$12Ryanair
Mon
Oct 18
$111Union Ivkoni International
$12Ryanair

Travel Information to Bucharest from London

distanceDistance1296 miles (2091 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$29 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $29 (€23) • 2 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $29 (€23) • 2 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Union Ivkoni International

Take a flight or bus to travel 1296 miles (2091 km) between London and Bucharest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Bucharest.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Romania due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Bucharest from London?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Bucharest, Romania is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Romania?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bucharest from London?

Conditions of entry into Romania:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bucharest, Romania?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Romania has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Bucharest.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Bucharest, Romania due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

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

Reentering United Kingdom 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 London from Bucharest?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. 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.

How do I travel from London to Bucharest?

There are 2 ways to travel between London and Bucharest including taking a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Bucharest?

The cheapest way to get from London to Bucharest is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€23) compared to other travel options to Bucharest:

A flight is $83 (€66) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from London to Bucharest costing on average $112 (€89).

What is the quickest way 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.

Other travel options to Bucharest can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bucharest by bus can take on average 46 h.

How far is Bucharest from London?

You should expect to travel around 1296 miles (2091 km) between London and Bucharest.

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Bucharest?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Buses from London to Bucharest most often leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
Who can get me from London to Bucharest?

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

  • You can take a flight from London to Bucharest with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€23) with Ryanair from London to Bucharest.
  • You can take a bus from London to Bucharest with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $112 (€89) with Union Ivkoni International from London to Bucharest.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Bucharest?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, Malta Air, wizz air uk or Wizz Air.

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 between London and Bucharest.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Bucharest?
Omio customers who travel from London to Bucharest often also extend their vacation to go to Budapest, Sofia or Madrid. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bucharest and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between London and Bucharest online to get the best deals?

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:

  • Plane tickets are costing $29 (€23) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $112 (€89) 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.