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Getting from Bucharest Airport to Brasov

There are two types of ground connections from Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) to the Brasov town in the region of Transylvania. Bucharest airport taxis are normally the fastest option with an average travel time of 2 hours and 15 minutes. Fares vary from driver to driver; however, the usual rate is around €90. The second and most popular method of transportation is the Brasov Minibus network, offering plenty of connections throughout the day. Tickets for the Minibus cost €15.50, while trips usually take 3 hours on average. Last but not least, a train connection to Brasov is also available from Bucharest's main train station. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Bucharest at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €90 135min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €94 135min 24/7 Book
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Bus €31 180min 02:00–23:00

How to get from Bucharest airport to Brasov by taxi

Licensed taxis at Bucharest airport are always yellow with various stickers on the sides indicating the name of the company as well as their personal rate per kilometre. Taxis serve passengers in order of arrival. To order a taxi from a certain company, you have to use the machines just outside of the arrivals hall. Since there is no official rate from Bucharest airport to Brasov, most drivers will charge between €80 to €100 for the ride. Trips normally take 2 hours and 15 minutes under moderate traffic.

Taxi fare from Bucharest airport to Brasov

It is common for taxi drivers to offer fixed prices to outlying destinations, such as the city of Brasov. Prices will normally range from €80 to €100 for regular family size vehicles. Some drivers might impose additional fees for extra luggage.

Convenience

Although prices for taxi rides from Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) to the Brasov are quite high, traveling for more than 2 hours inside a car is a far better experience than traveling for more than 3 hours on a cramped minibus. Moreover, the taxi fare can always be split among a group of travellers.

Editor’s Note

Since there is no official rate for the taxi ride to Brasov, taxi prices are purely dependent on the drivers' judgement. Thus, solid negotiations might be necessary to get a favourable price.

Useful Tips

All official taxi vehicles indicate their company name and phone number on the side of the car. Do not hesitate to call in case you get mistreated or forced to pay extra.
It might be a better option to book a private transfer company with positive reviews if you want a simple and relaxing ride for the price you pay.

How to get from Bucharest airport to Brasov by bus

Even though Henri Coandă International Airport is the busiest airport of Romania, there is only one bus that will take you from Bucharest airport to Brasov. The minibus to Brasov is available from 02:00 to 23:00, with a waiting time of 2 hours. The duration of this trip is a total of 3 hours and the price for a one way ticket to Brasov is €15.50.

How much is the bus from Bucharest airport to Brasov?

Since the distance between Brasov and Bucharest airport is quite long, the price for a one way ticket is €15.50. Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines or at the public transportation ticket counter.

Cost

€15.50

Trip Duration

3 Hr.

Waiting time for the minibus can be up to two hours.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The minibus to Brasov is available from 02:00 to 23:00.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop for Brasov is located outside of the arrivals terminal, in front of the exit doors. If you are having trouble locating the bus stop, look at the signs that will direct you to the stop or ask the public transportation counter.

Convenience

Taking the minibus to Brasov from Bucharest Airport has both positive and negative aspects. First, if you are tired from your flight, the two hour waiting time can be an issue. However, the price is considerably lower than that of a taxi. The bus ride will cost €15.50 for a three hour journey, whereas the taxi ride will cost €90 and lasts only 45 minutes less.

Editor’s Note

Make sure you purchase your ticket as soon as you get off the airplane, in order to avoid queues and missing the bus.

Useful Tips

Children under the age of 7 ride for free and students who attend school in the city pay half price.
Keep an eye on your personal belongings, especially if the bus is extremely crowded, since pickpockets are very frequent in public transportation.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Bucharest. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

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Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€94
NIGHTTIME
€94
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Bucharest Airport to Brasov?

The average taxi fare from Bucharest Airport to Brasov is €90. Factors, such as the time of the day and traffic do not affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Bucharest Airport to Brasov?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost €15.50 for adults. Tickets can be purchased through ticket machines and from the ticket counter next to the bus station.

How far is it from Bucharest Airport to Brasov ?

The total distance from Bucharest Airport to Brasov is 153 km. The total trip by car usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes.

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