There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, bus, train, car, car train, car ferry or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LHR - OTP

$70 - $420

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Bus to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LTN - OTP

$47 - $344

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Bus to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STN - OTP

$60 - $423

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGW - OTP

$90 - $446

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BHX - OTP

$129 - $451

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  32 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Bus FlixBus  •  46 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Ploiești 1920

$151 - $265

Bus UBB Turistic  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Ploiești

$83 - $89

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$623 - $822

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  32 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Giudecca Stucky
  4. Take the ferry from Giudecca Stucky to Venice Cruise Terminal
  5. Drive from Venice Cruise Terminal to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$467 - $688

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Otopeni Airport via London and Ploiești. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1314 miles.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ploiești station.

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2 h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 12:11 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 2:11 PM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Tarom, British Airways, LOT and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 1314.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

British Airways, Tarom and 13 other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Pescara
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
42 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
flixbus.co.uk
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Ferry operators

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