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Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU)

Whether you’re going from Băneasa Airport to city center or from Old Town to Băneasa Airport, count on Uber to get you there.

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How to get a ride from Băneasa Airport

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Băneasa Airport tips

Băneasa Airport currency exchange

There are a few banks within a 5-minute walk from BBU Airport, where travelers can make basic transactions and exchange their currencies.

Băneasa Airport parking

Băneasa Airport has a car park situated directly outside the terminal. Get in touch with the airport for more information on parking at BBU.

Top questions from riders

  • Uber is available at Băneasa Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable ride to wherever you need to go.

  • Uber pickup locations at airports are subject to change, so to find your Uber Băneasa Airport pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.

  • Uber rates to and from Băneasa Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator in the Uber app for approximate trip prices.

  • When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.

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Băneasa Airport visitor information

Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport opened in 1920 and was declared a national landmark in 2011. BBU Airport has a small capacity and recorded fewer than 21,000 passengers and 15,000 aircraft movements in 2018. Each year since 2008, BBU has hosted the Bucharest International Air Show & General Aviation Exhibition, which is deemed to be the most impressive air show in Romania, welcoming worldwide guests. The airport is located approximately 11 kilometers (7 miles) north of Bucharest’s city center, a journey of about 30 minutes, making Uber the perfect choice for your transfers to and from the airport.

Băneasa Airport departures

BBU has one terminal that’s easily navigable on foot.

Băneasa Airport restaurants

BBU Airport is small, so eating options are likely to be limited to lighter bites, snacks, and drinks. A selection of restaurants with international and local cuisines is available to passengers a short walk from the airport, where they can enjoy a full meal.

Băneasa Airport shops

For those who need to make some last-minute purchases before their flights, a few shops are within walking distance of BBU Airport. These include liquor stores, fashion retailers, and supermarkets. For travelers in need of retail therapy, Bucharest’s city center is only 30 minutes away by car and offers plenty of local souvenirs to bring home.

Băneasa Airport lounge

Băneasa Airport has a business lounge that was inaugurated in 2011 and offers several meeting rooms that can handle up to 100 seats. It’s the ideal place for passengers to work or relax in style and comfort before boarding their plane. The lounge offers snacks, hot and cold drinks, alcoholic beverages, a smoking area, internet access, television, and local and international newspapers.

Băneasa Airport hotel

BBU Airport doesn’t have a hotel on-site, but several are located in the suburbs around the airport, which could be useful for passengers with an early-morning flight. The city center of Bucharest has plenty more accommodation options for passengers who wish to make the most of their time in the city. All are a quick and convenient Uber trip from the airport.

Points of interest near Băneasa Airport

Bucharest is the capital of Romania and the country’s largest city. Known for being an important cultural, industrial, and financial hub, its most famous landmark is the iconic communist Palatul Parlamentului government building, but it has many other interesting places to visit, including:

  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • Museum of the Romanian Peasant
  • National art museum
  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • Snagov Monastery

Find out more information about BBU here.

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