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

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  3h 15m

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

$80 - $550

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Bus to London Luton, fly  •  6h 15m

  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

$27 - $498

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Fly from London Stansted  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STN - OTP

$74 - $679

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGW - OTP

$171 - $473

Train to Southend, fly  •  7h

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SEN - OTP

$75 - $359

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  8h 8m

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

$182 - $695

Bus via Bucureşti  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Bus  •  47h 10m

  1. Take the bus from London to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1920

$141 - $174

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  25h 27m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$506 - $666

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 46m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$366 - $538

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to bus and fly which costs £21 - £400 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs £65 - £430 and takes 3h 15m.

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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 Bucharest Airport, Bucharest Airport Henri Coanda via London and Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 10m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2103 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to bus via Bucureşti which takes 33h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 15m 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 3h 15m and costs £65 - £430. Alternatively, you can bus via Bucureşti, which costs and takes 33h 14m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 2102.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

British Airways, Tarom and 11 other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from London Victoria to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Southend to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Southend to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Southend to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
$18 - $23
Anytime Day 1st Class
$30 - $45
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
TfL Rail
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$166
Website
Eurotunnel
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
National Express
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
43h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 12:50 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 2:50 AM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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

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There are 1998+ hotels available in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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