The history of the city has always been written by both Romanians and foreigners, who lived in it or only passed by. Called Dimbovita’s fortified town”, built on Dimbovita’s banks, Bucharest was the voivodal headquarter and then the capital city for the past 500 years. Its rich architecture and cultural life brought Bucharest the nickname of “Little Paris” at the beginning of the 20th century.
Bucharest proved to be one of the most important places in the Southeast of Europe, most populated, rich, and forward-thinking. What can be more interesting than a city which gathers together Orient and Occident, North and South, a city that speaks through its architecture - to all its visitors in their language?
Hungarians, Greeks, Turks, Germans, Frenchmen, Russians, Americans, and so many more people from the four corners of the world...
Come and discover Bucharest by yourself!
How to get to Bucharest
By Air: Bucharest is a very accessible city from all over the world. Some of the major airlines that land on Henri Coanda International Airport are: Lufthansa, Tarom, KLM, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Czech Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Malev, Olympic, Turkish, and many more. Low coast airline Companies has a direct flight to Bucharest from major cities in Europe.
By Car: Road traffic on European highways ensures access to Romania. Traffic is on the right side of the road, overtaking on the left, the signs are those acknowledged by the international legislation. By car at the moment, after entering Romania, the VIGNETTE may be required. This can be purchased from most gas stations on Romanian territory, but it is advised to buy it from the gas stations close to the Customs
By bus: There are many bus routes that connect Bucharest and Romania's main cities with Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Vienna, etc.
By train: Railway traffic provides direct connections with a large number of European cities, such as Paris, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Kiev, Moscow, Istanbul, Athens, etc., and with all towns in Romania.
Bucharest is the hub of Romania's national railway network. The main railway station is Gara de Nord ("North Station"), which provides connections to all major cities in Romania as well as international destinations.