Bucharest, Romania Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Bucharest doesn’t exactly have the best reputation among travelers, but it’s an interesting destination at the very least. Some complain that the Soviet Era still feels alive and well, though progress is continually being made, so those wanting to see those influences should probably come soon.

Why Visit Bucharest

Bucharest Facts

Population 1,900,000
Area 2,200,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Romanian leu
Airports Henri Coand? International Airport (OTP), Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Bucharest

Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you'll have some decent budget options nearby. $1.92 - $2.99
Budget lunchThe local food is hearty and usually cheap if you avoid the tourist places.$2.88 - $5.98
Budget dinnerThere are many international cuisines available in Bucharest if you tire of the local favorites.$4.70 - $8.12
Beer .5 literThe local lager is very cheap in a few places, and reasonable in most others.$1.07 - $1.92
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WHEN TO VISIT Bucharest

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January35221.6
February39261.4
March51331.5
April64421.8
May74512.8
June80573.0
July84602.5
August83592.3
September76521.7
October64421.3
November50351.9
December39271.7

Bucharest WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:17am6:29pm
21 Jun5:31am9:03pm
21 Sep7:01am7:15pm
21 Dec7:48am4:39pm

Bucharest Hotel Seasons

Bucharest Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar15.79 - 17.89
starstarstarstarstar23.16 - 32.63
starstarstarstarstar26.32 - 64.21
starstarstarstarstar36.84 - 101.05
starstarstarstarstar74.74 - 118.95
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Bucharest Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed5.26 - 12.63

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER