What safety measures are in place when I land at the airport in Bucharest?
Please click here to find the latest safety measures being taken at Bucharest Airport.
Is the Air-Rail Link currently operating to/from Birmingham International train station?
The Air-Rail Link is operating between the hours of 03:30 - 00:30.
What shops, bars and restaurants are currently open at the airport?
Most of our outlets are back open at the airport. Please click here for my information.
Should I arrive earlier at the airport than normal?
All passengers are encouraged to arrive at the terminal in line with the check-in opening times for their flight.
What can I expect in Bucharest?
Romania’s capital has become a hot holiday destination. It’s dynamic, energetic and guaranteed fun. Many travellers give the city just a night or two before heading off to Transylvania, but it’s worth spending a decent amount of time there. Explore museums, stroll through parks, hang out at trendy cafés and check out the drinking gardens. There’s even an urban beach.
You must try some traditional Romanian food while you’re in Bucharest. Sarmale is made of minced meat mixed with spices rice, rolled into fermented cabbage and boiled for hours in a special sauce. Mamaliga cu branza si smantana is very similar to polenta and is traditionally served with cheese and sour cream. For dessert, try ordering papanasi, usually made of cottage cheese rolled into donut like shapes, filled with sweet cream and topped with jam and berries.
What is the flight time to Bucharest?
The approximate flight time to Bucharest is 3 hours 20 minutes.
What is the weather like in Bucharest?
Romania’s climate is characteristic of Central Europe with distinct seasons. The country gets hot summers and long, cold winters. If you are visiting between December and February, it is likely to snow.
Why should I visit Bucharest?
Bucharest is fullof architectural treasures. From the charming monasteries and churches in Brâncovenesc style, through to the majestic villas built in the interbellum, not to mention the rough blocks of flats erected during the Communist regime, the city is certainly diverse.
Palace of Parliament is the most striking architectural monument of the city, and make sure to see the Arc of Triumph located nearby. The monument was erected in 1920 in the memory of Romanian soldiers killed during the First World War. Want to learn a thing or two about European history? Head to the Museum of History for a whistle stop tour.
In Bucharest, a city that rarely sleeps, there’s always something interesting going on. Festivals range from local neighbourhood parties, such as those held by the Armenian community, to vintage, organic food and design fairs. The George Enescu festival, a classical music marathon lasting almost a month, is one of Europe’s most prestigious.
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