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The capital and largest city of Romania.

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Are flights from London to Bucharest for real? COVID-19

I urgently need a one-way ticket to Bucharest, Romania. In the last two weeks, I booked with Wizz-air from Luton, flight got cancelled, booked again, cancelled again 3 times with the reason given by ...
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Can I buy Australian dollars at currency exchanges at Bucharest airport?

Having to cut my trip short and fly home to hide from the virus, I still have a couple hundred dollars worth of Romanian Lei. Who knows when or if I can come back, but I'm sure I'll need that money ...
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Bar or cafe open 24 hours in Bucharest

We have a flight that arrives to Bucharest very late (2am, weekday). Then we have a train at 7am. We don't want to pay for an hotel just to stay 3 or 4 hours, but we still don't want to stay waiting ...
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Is it possible to go through the Ryanair visa check ahead of time?

I have a flight leaving at 06:00 AM from OTP (Bucharest Airport). Since I will spend the entire night at the airport, I would like to get some sleep airside, because there are more comfortable options....
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Acceptance of payment cards and Euro in Bucharest

I shall shortly be spending 24 hours in Bucharest and would prefer not to change money for such a short visit. We have Visa and Mastercard debit and credit cards. Our hotel is prepaid. Are cards ...
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Air Transit in Bucharest question

I have Schengen visa and I'm going from Amman to Budapest but I have a stop in Bucharest for two hours, can I enter the airport in Romania without their visa, or does the Schengen visa work?
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Luggage storage in Bucharest

I'm visiting a friend in Bucharest, I will arrive at the airport in the morning, they wont be home until night time, I don't want to carry my luggage around with me all day, so I need somewhere to ...
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How to add a return sector to an already booked ticket with Wizz Air?

How to add a return sector to an already booked ticket with Wizz Air? I booked just one way and if I buy a separate ticket for return there is a huge price difference.
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Trying local Romanian cuisine in Bucharest [closed]

I'll be going to Bucharest in a few days. This is a travel I do because of my job. As in this case, I often get ready at the last minute and when I'm there I remember that I want also to enjoy the ...
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Taizé prayer in Bucharest: where?

Where I live, use to go to the Taizé prayer in the nearby parish. I know this is international and that many people, after coming back to Taizé, start to pray the same way in small groups within the ...
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Jogging in Bucharest?

In Bucharest, which parks or areas are appropriate or well known for jogging? When I'm at home in London, I prefer not to Jog through the streets because of the need to cross roads and avoid traffic,...
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Day trip to castle(s) when staying in Bucharest

Which castle(s) can be most easily visited on a day trip when visiting Bucharest. The ones I found were Peleş Castle and Bran Castle, are there any others that are worth considering instead? And what (...
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Train from Belgrade to Bucharest

I'll be visiting Belgrade in April. I'd like to take the train from Belgrade to Bucharest. According to this little article there is such a train starting from December. Can anyone comfirm this and ...
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Since train options look bad, is there a direct bus from Bucharest to Istanbul?

Since train options look bad according to a previous answer, is there a direct bus from Bucharest, Romania to Istanbul, Turkey--preferably an express bus?
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How to get from Bucharest Romania to Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

I will be with two other adults on my Eastern Europe Trip in September/October and I am having a very difficult time finding the best way to travel between Bucharest, Romania and Sarajevo, Bosnia ...
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Where can I listen to live “Gypsy” music in Bucharest?

I've been living in Bucharest for a month now, and at the end of May I will receive visitors from France for a few days. One of the fantasies they have about Romania is to listen to traditional “...
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Is there a direct train from Bucharest to Istanbul?

I would like to travel by train to Istanbul via Budapest and Bucharest along the road recommended by the Man in Seat 61. According to that description, there should be a daily direct train between ...
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Bucharest to Sofia

What are my options to get from Bucharest (ROM) to Sofia (BUL)? I tried searching for a bus, but I only get 100€ option - link. This can't be the only one. I can see the train option on dbbahn, but ...
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What's the cheapest way to get from Bucharest Romania to Tbilisi Georgia?

A friend of mine in Bucharest with not much cash at hand is wondering how cheaply he could get from there to visit me here in Tbilisi. I know there are buses from Isanbul to Tbilisi. Maybe there's a ...
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How can I find info about the train or bus from Murfatlar (Basarabi) to Bucharest?

I woke up at Murfatlar station (formerly Basarabi station) in the Constanța state/province/department/etc of Romania after failing miserably to hitchhike to Bucharest from the coast. Only the waiting ...
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