To downtown Bucharest

 

In 2012, Baneasa was converted into an airport 100% dedicated to business air traffic.

The low-cost traffic was transferred to Henri Coanda International Airport from Otopeni. For transport to Otopeni Henri Coanda check info.


Buses + Tram (RATB)
There are several useful bus services from Baneasa "Aurel Vlaicu" Airport to Bucharest Centre.

Bus 131 Bus 131 goes from Baneasa Airport to Romana Circus (Piata Romana) via Aviatorilor Square (Piata Aviatorilor) and Dorobanti Road (Calea Dorobanti). The ride takes approximately 30 min depending on the traffic load. Check the schedule of line 131 to Romana Circus (RO) and schedule of line 131 to Baneasa Airport (RO). The bus can be picked in front of the Airport. A one way ticket costs 1.3 lei.

Bus 301 Bus 301 goes from Baneasa Airport to Romana Circus (Piata Romana) via Aviation District (Cartierul Aviatiei) in the northern part of the town. The ride takes approximately 30 min depending on the traffic load. Check the schedule line 301 to Romana Circus and schedule line 301 to Baneasa Airport (RO). The bus can be picked in front of the Airport. A one way ticket costs 1.3 lei.

Express 783 Express bus 783 links the Airport with downtown Bucharest: Triumph Arch/Herastrau Park (Arcul de Triumf/Parcul Herastru), Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), Romana Circus (Piata Romana), University Circus (Piata Universitatii), Unirii Square (Piata Unirii) - terminus. It runs daily (including weekends and other holidays) between 5.30 AM and 11.00 PM/11.05 PM, starting every 15 minutes. The bus can be picked in front of the Airport. The tickets consist of usually a return trip card for which you pay 7 lei.

Tram 5 Tram 5 goes from Baneasa Airport to Sfantu Gheorghe Square (Piata Sf. Gheorghe) via Tunari St. (Str. Tunari) - Gemenii Square (Piata Gemenii). CURRENTLY THERE ARE ENGINEERING AND REPAIR WORKS TILL LATE 2010, SO PLEASE AVOID USING THIS LINE AT THE MOMENT. THIS WILL BE CONSTANTLY UPDATED!

Note: tickets cannot be purchased from the driver.


Taxi
Avoid using the cabs waiting right in front of the airport, most of them are rip off taxis. A trip to downtown should be about 20-25 lei.

To Bucharest North Rail Staion (Bucuresti, Gara de Nord)


Buses (RATB)

Bus 205 Bus 205 goes  to Bucharest North. It passes nearby the Airport between 4.40 AM and 11.00 PM. Check the  The pick-up point is not the terminal in front of the Airport, instead it stops South of the major cross road. A one way ticket costs 1.3 lei.

Express 780 Express  780 runs daily 5.30 AM - 11 PM, starting from the Airport every 35 - 40 min, for more details check  Schedule line 780 to Airport. The trip takes 20 - 40 min, according to traffic load. A single trip ticket costs 3.5 lei. The pick-up/drop-off point from the Airport is in front of the Airport. .

Note: tickets cannot be purchased from the driver!

Note: we cannot provide precise information on where to buy tickets for buses at Baneasa Airport. Please check at the information desks at the Airport.

Note: the paper tickets will be soon replaced by single use cards with 2 trips available. Once the trips are used, the card is no longer valid and a new one must be purchased. The cost is 4.2 lei. Updates will be provided. This note is not valid for owners of RATB Active Card.


Taxi
With a legitimate taxi a trip from Baneasa to the station costs about 15-20 lei.