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Bucharest Baneasa Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Bucharest Baneasa Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

This airport is no bigger than a small bus station, with only a few counters, a bathroom and 2 gates (more like doors to the tarmac). - nic

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport.

What to Expect

  • In March 2012, the airport was converted into a business airport and all low-cost carrier flights were transferred to the city’s main airport, Bucharest Henri Coanda.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Bucharest Băneasa Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Bucharest Baneasa Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Bucharest Baneasa Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport that offer airport shuttle service:

  • Phoenicia Hotel - (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Avis Hotel - (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. Day rooms are available (from EUR 30). » Check Rates
  • Ramada Hotel & Suites Bucharest North - (9 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available for a fee. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Bucharest Baneasa Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bucharest Baneasa Airport in the Central Zone and Departures Hall.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Airside and Landside.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available.
  • Food & Drinks
    Very limited food offerings here.
    1) Automat Food: Located near the Parking AIBB-AV.
    2) Bar: serving coffee, tea, juices, etc. Located in the central area of the airport.
    3) Snack Bar: Located in the International Departures area.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, Bucharest Baneasa airport is served by the following airlines: Blue Air • Germanwings • Nouvelair • Wizz Air.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Trams

The airport is well connected to the public transportation system. Five local buses are available at the airport, two tram lines, as well as a connection to the metro system. The 783 Express Tram route may be your fastest connection to the airport. For route maps, schedules and additional fare information, visit the Bucharest Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies are available at Bucharest Baneasa Airport: Avis • Direct Rent a Car.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .