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Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Henri Coandă International Airport

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to Henri Coandă International Airport. Request a ride up to 90 days before your flight, at any time and on any day of the year.

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Pickup at Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP)

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the OTP airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about Bucharest Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Henri Coandă International Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned OTP pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Top questions from riders

  • Yes, passengers can request a ride with Uber from Otopeni Airport by opening their Uber app and typing in the airport’s location.

  • Customers can meet their drivers outside the terminal’s first-floor parking lot. Be aware, however, that all pickup points are subject to change, so look at your app after requesting a ride to double-check your location.

  • Uber journey prices may vary, so be sure to use Uber’s price estimation tool before requesting a ride. Please note that per Uber’s agreement with OTP Airport, a 3 RON surcharge is added to prices for Uber trips.

  • Uber usually connects riders with drivers within minutes. However, connection times may vary depending on the number of drivers on the road, your destination, and current demand.

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OTP visitor information

Henri Coandă International Airport in Otopeni is located approximately 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the center of Bucharest, the largest city in Romania and the country’s capital. As Romania’s busiest airport, Bucharest Otopeni airport is equipped to handle more than 10 million passengers per year and, in ideal conditions, is only a 30-minute Uber trip from the city center.

Bucharest Airport lounge areas

Otopeni Airport’s lounges are open 24/7, providing a relaxing atmosphere for a break before your flight. You can also use the lounges’ telephone services and wifi freely to make calls or send emails. Or just entertain yourself with Romanian and international television channels and refresh with coffee, sweets, and snacks. Dedicated staff are on-site to help you with any issues.

Communication at OTP

If you need to drop off any last-minute mail items, there are mailboxes inside the airport’s Departures and Arrivals terminals. International money transfer offices are also available at the airport, should you require this service.

Bucharest Airport hotel options

There are numerous hotels just 5 minutes from OTP Airport in central Otopeni. With such a short ride to Bucharest, there are also plenty of options for accommodations and hotels in Bucharest city center.

Things to do at OTP

If you’ve got time on a layover or before a flight at Otopeni Airport, why not check out the duty-free shopping? With different shopping sections available 24/7 in various parts of the terminal, you’re bound to find something you’re after, whether it’s traditional Romanian foods, or alcohol, tobacco, or a newspaper. Alternatively, you could pass the time by getting a haircut in the departures area. There’s also a Christian chapel at the airport if you’re religious or are just looking for a quite space to think.

Family travel at OTP

If you’re traveling with children, you can visit Henri Coandă Airport’s mother and infant rooms, specifically equipped for baby changing and feeding, which are available for free and 24/7. All airport restrooms are also equipped for parents traveling with infants.

Bucharest Airport restaurants

Food concessions operate in both the Departures and Arrivals areas at Otopeni Airport. Several coffee shops, ice cream parlors, and restaurants are available for passengers traveling both landside and airside. If you need to purchase any food items before heading home in Bucharest, there are also supermarkets available in the ground floor Arrivals area with long opening hours.

Places of interest near OTP

With central Bucharest close, Otopeni Airport is the perfect jumping-off point to explore Romania’s capital and economic center, whether you’re interested in its history (medieval or modern), nightlife, or just a bit of sightseeing. If you’ve got a short layover to spend in the city, these are some of the essential Bucharest spots to check out:

  • Ceauşescu Mansion
  • King Michael I Park
  • Palace of Parliament
  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • Stavropoleos Monastery

Find more information about Bucharest Otopeni Airport here.


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