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Fares from $496 One Way, $512 Round Trip from San Francisco to Bucharest

Prices starting at $512 for return flights and $496 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 San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Bucharest

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Traveling from San Francisco to Bucharest

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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 San Francisco to Bucharest - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Bucharest?

No, unfortunately. You'll need to switch planes if you want to travel from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.). A range of carriers offer services on this route with just one stopover, including United Airlines, Lufthansa and Air France.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Bucharest?

With a minimum flight time of 12 hours and 55 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as possible. Racked up quite a few frequent flyer points? You might like to use them to upgrade to a seat with more room on your San Francisco to Bucharest journey.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.