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Fares from $72 One Way, $140 Round Trip from Athens to Bucharest

Prices starting at $140 for return flights and $72 for one-way flights to Bucharest were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Bucharest from Athens

Route Information for Flights from Athens to Bucharest

Origin Airport IATA CodeATH
Destination Airport IATA CodeBUH
Distance471 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAegean Airlines, TAROM
Earliest Flight Arrival4:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:35PM UTC

Flights from Athens to Bucharest

Flying out of Athens

Sometimes trying to find cheap airfare can be a challenging task, but Orbtiz.com makes searching through multiple airlines easy by comparing an assortment of airlines fares at the same time. This gives the budget-conscious traveler several options and makes it easy to find and book cheap flights from Athens.

Athens Major Airport

The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.

Parking Options at the Airport

The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.

Use Orbitz.com when searching for cheap flights from Athens for the best deals available.

Henri Coandă International Airport

If you're looking for flights to Bucharest that won't break the bank, Orbitz.com can help. When you're ready to book your flight, enter your travel dates into the site's interface, and within seconds, you'll receive a number of offers from different carriers. You'll then be able to book the flight that works best for your budget. Civilian air traffic to Bucharest lands at Henri Coandă International Airport. The airport is located 10.3 miles northwest of town. The international airlines servicing the airport are primarily based in Europe, and include British Airways, Aer Lingus and Wizz Air.

Transportation From Henri Coandă International Airport

There are several ways to get from the airport to town. You can take the #783 express bus, which runs approximately every 20 minutes every day of the year. The price of the ticket is 3.5 Romanian ron, or just under $1. The trip will take you at least 40 minutes from the airport to the city center. You can also book a rental car and pick it up at the airport when you arrive. Reserve your rental car when you make your travel arrangements through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Bucharest

Winters in Bucharest can be extremely cold and windy, with temperatures often dipping well below 0° F. The average summer temperature is 75° F, but it can go much higher. Although summers can get very hot, they are not usually humid.

Things to Do in Bucharest

When you're in Bucharest, check out the Romanian Athenaeum, an amazing example of Romanian architecture. Concerts are frequently held at the Atheneum, but the building is worth the visit on its own. You should also check out the Village Museum, an outdoor museum comprised of 300 buildings representing rural Romanian architecture. Book your flights to Bucharest through Orbitz.com so that your visit to this fascinating city can begin as soon as possible.

Flights from Athens to Bucharest - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Athens to Bucharest?

You'll find 3 airlines that offer direct services from Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.), so get ready to hit that "book" button. One of these popular carriers will have the flight you're looking for:

  • Aegean Airlines
  • TAROM
  • Ryanair
What is the shortest flight from Athens to Bucharest?

If conditions are good and all goes as planned, you could be jetting into Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.) from Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) in as little as 1 hour and 35 minutes. With such a speedy flight time, consider taking hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Athens (and vicinity) to Bucharest (and vicinity) most frequently?

Aegean Airlines (A3) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Bucharest Airport (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.). It offers 46 services on this route each month. Taking a vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this airline will get you where you need to go. TAROM (RO) will also take you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 30 flights every month between Athens (and vicinity) and Bucharest (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Bucharest?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Bucharest have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Bucharest with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Bucharest without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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