Traveling from Washington DC to Bucharest
The Best DC Airports
Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
Long-Term Parking Options
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
Public Transportation Choices
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Places to Eat
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
Henri CoandÄƒ 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 CoandÄƒ 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 CoandÄƒ 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 0Â° F. The average summer temperature is 75Â° 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.
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