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Bucharest Baneasa Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Bucharest Baneasa Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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

BBU Airport Overview

bucharest airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bucharest Baneasa Airport.

What to Expect

Bucharest Baneasa Airport (code: BBU) has a small terminal that services only charter and private flights. Facilities are limited to a couple snack bars and an automat (vending machine) area. Free WiFi is available, but there are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Bucharest Baneasa Airport

We have not yet received any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Bucharest Baneasa Airport Guide or read traveller airport reviews.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

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 – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Avis Hotel – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. Day rooms are available (from EUR 30). » Check Rates
  • Ramada Hotel & Suites Bucharest North – (25 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.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

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

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 – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. As of the last update, the following concessions operate at the airport: Automat Food (near the Parking AIBB-AV)Bar/Cafe (in the central area of the airport)Snack Bar (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, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Bucharest Baneasa airport is only served charter or private flights.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Trams

The airport can be reached by the local trams, buses and the city’s metro. For more information, regarding routes, schedules and rates, visit the Societatea de Transport București website.

Car Rentals

Car rental agencies are available within close proximity to Bucharest Baneasa Airport. Further information is unavailable at this time.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.