Bucharest can be reached by air, by train, by car. Details can be found below (for more details one can also can visit wikitravel.org).
By air Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) is located just north of Bucharest and is well linked with major European airports. Currently the airport has one terminal divided into three halls (sometimes referred as distinct terminals) (International Departures Hall, International Arrivals Hall and the Domestic Flights Hall - at the ground level of the Arrivals Hall). The International Departures Hall consists of 36 check-in desks, one finger with 10 gates (5 equipped with jetways), while the Domestic Hall has an extra four bus gates. Henri Marie Coanda was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and builder of an experimental aircraft.
The official Romanian airline is TAROM - Romanian Air Transport. TAROM is a member of SkyTeam - the second largest airline alliance in the world. Several low-cost companies also fly to Bucharest: EasyJet, Ryanair, BlueAir or WizzAir.
Licensed taxis without prior request, with fares between 1.39 lei/km and 3.5 lei/km, will be available for passengers arriving at Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport. These cars will be situated in a taxi station located at the exit of the terminal and will take passengers in order of arrival.
The touch screen terminals for taxi requests will still be available for customers who want to order taxi from a certain company.
Licensed taxi cars with fares between 1.39 lei/km and 3.5 lei/km are available on the ground floor, in front of the Arrivals terminal.
These prices were established by the competent authorities (the General Council of Bucharest and Ilfov County Council). Taxi access in public parking is prohibited by law.
Attention! Do not let yourself be accosted by taxi drivers !
Accosting customers, both by taxi drivers and by intermediaries, is sanctioned by taxi law (Law 168/2010 on the approval of the Government Emergency Ordinance 34/2010). The implementation of the sanctions, in the airport’s area, is made by Transport Police (phone number: +40 21 201 3242).
The 780 Express line connects Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport with the Gara de Nord (main railway station).
The 783 Express line connects Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport with the city center. This line runs day and night. At night, the bus leaves every 40 minutes.
Airport stops: in front of the Arrivals Terminal and Departures Terminal
Price for one trip is 3,5 lei. The magnetic card valid for two travels costs 7 lei.
Bucharest is the major hub of Romanian National Railway Co. The main station is North Station, which serves Bucharest with connections to every part of Romania as well as international connections with Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Sofia, Belgrade, Chisinau, etc.
Bucharest is the major road hub as it is the starting point of most Romanian highways and European roads linking the city with every Romanian regions, as well as with the neighboring countries.