The average London - Bucharest flight takes just over three hours. You can choose from a variety of airlines and flights leave daily from Heathrow, London City Airport and Luton. Some airlines fly direct to Bucharest and with others there's a stopover but waiting times tend to be minimal. Airlines such as Wizz Air, Tarom and British Airways have cheap flights to get you there and you can choose the best route with our online price comparison tool so that finding a London - Bucharest flight deal does not have to be difficult. Flights between London and Bucharest with a stopover are cheaper and allow you to break your journey. When going to Bucharest from London, most flights go through Zurich, which is as efficient as you would expect from a Swiss airport. Once you reach Bucharest, the 783 bus goes to the city centre. The bus journey can take between 40 and 90 minutes depending on traffic and you can alight at a range of central locations. It's not advisable to take a taxi from the airport as there is no official provider and drivers tend to charge exorbitant rates.
To travel between London and Bucharest at a low cost, Easyvoyage provides two major pieces of information: the calendar and the price history for London - Bucharest flights. These elements will allow you to analyse the cheapest London - Bucharest flights by departure date.
With a vibrant street culture to rival any other European city, the city has wide tree-flanked boulevards and it has been likened to Paris, with its own Arch de Triomphe. Constructed in 1936, you can climb the interior stairway to the top of the 85-foot structure and see the entire cityscape.
Bucharest also has an up and coming art scene, be it from edgy street graffiti to trendy design cafes and exhibitions. The Romanian National Museum is worth a visit and even a walk around the city provides a view of art-deco and baroque architecture amongst others. Another highlight of the city's art culture is a trip to the National Museum of Contemporary Art, which is an immense gallery with an impressive collection of Romanian Contemporary art.
Going to Bucharest from London, you'll notice a change in the soundtrack. Romanian music has recently become quite popular in pure and fusion forms. You can visit formal concert halls or cobblestone streets to find a variety of folk and gypsy music. For live performances, try Jaristen Terasa Doamnei restaurant or Caru cu Bere, the city's oldest beer hall, so you can eat, drink and dance along to lively cymbaloms and wild violins.
Piata Revolutiei, or Revolution square, is a central site worth a visit. For a poignant moment, visit the monument at the centre of the square, which commemorates those who died during the revolution. It is also a great spot to do some people watching as many use this as a meeting point. It was also here that Nicolae Ceausescu well from power, a moment which was broadcast all over the world in 1989.
After your flight between London and Bucharest, you may need to unwind and do some shopping. A trip to markets such as Complex Commercial Rahova has fresh fruit and vegetables, folk art, antiques and crafts galore. Wander through the Calea Rahove flower market where there are many other shops and markets to browse through.