Flights from Singapore (SIN) to Bucharest (OTP)
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Visiting from Singapore to Bucharest
Bucharest travel information
Romania’s capital is a dynamic, energetic and modern city, with plenty of splendid Orthodox churches and époque villas tucked away in quiet corners. During your stay be sure to take a trip off to Transylvania, take in the museums, stroll around the parks and spend time in the trendy cafes and gardens. Don’t' miss the grand Palace of Parliament, the Romanian Athenaeum, the Museum of the Romanian Peasant and wander along the banks of the Dâmbovița River. After a day exploring, enjoy Romanian food of stuffed cabbage, local sausage and good wine. It’s a fast-growing high-tech city with plenty to experience.
When to visit
Best time to visit Bucharest
Bucharest has a temperate continental climate. The best time to visit is in Spring (April to May), as temperatures are mild averaging around 17°C. During spring there are plenty of festivals and events, including an electronic music festival. Summer (June to August) is the peak season, though some rain so be sure to pack an umbrella. Temperatures can reach 30°C. Autumn (September to November) is also a lovely time to visit, with less rain and the average high is 25°C.
What is the main airport called?
Bucharest Airport (OTP). Officially known as Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport. It is Romania's busiest international airport, located in Otopeni, 16.5 km north of Bucharest's city centre.
Arriving in Bucharest
All passengers flying from Bucharest are allocated checked baggage. If you require more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Getting into Bucharest from Bucharest Airport
There are various convenient transport options available at Bucharest Airport, making travelling into the city centre easy. Choose from bus, train, taxi, hotel transfer or car hire. By bus, take the 780 express bus to Gara de Nord, the main railway station with a trip time of 45 minutes. The 783 express bus connects Bucharest Airport with the city centre. The line runs frequently during the day and night. By train, an airport rail link service to the main railway station, Gara de Nord (Bucharest North), runs from the airport railway station located near the parking lot of the arrivals hall. Trains depart every 40 minutes, and a one-way trip takes 20–25 minutes. Taxis are available with the ranks located at the exit of the main terminal and takes about 30 minutes to reach the city centre. It's possible to rent a car and drive on the motorway to the city.
Getting around Bucharest
Getting around Bucharest is easy, with a range of transport options to suit your needs. Choose from public transport, taxis, ride-share, walking, bike or join a tour. Public transport options include the metro, which is the best way to get around the city centre. The metro has four lines and over 50 stations and is reliable. Stations are indicated by white sights with a blue "M". Buses (autobus), trams (tramvai) and trolleybuses operate through the city. Tickets can be used on all three modes of transport. Yellow taxis are available, though for travellers it's best to book a taxi through the ride-share app so you don’t get over charged. It's possible to rent a car with major car companies available in the city, though the roads can be confusing, and Romanians drive fast, so you best to stick to the metro or Uber. There are several bicycle shops across the city including La Pedale, along with bike-sharing apps, that make it a fun way to get around Bucharest.
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What is the main airport called?
Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport (SIN).Opens external site in a new window The airport is a major civilian airport that serves Singapore and one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. The airport is located in Changi, at the eastern end of Singapore, approximately 20 km from Marina Bay, Singapore's Downtown centre.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Singapore are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Passengers travelling from Singapore can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a desk.
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