Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest

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Direct flights to Bucharest Otopeni

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Flight information Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni

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Average flight time, total distance 1541 miles

3h 35min

Bucharest Otopeni

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Bucharest: Bucharest Otopeni.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni is £58. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 35min is the average flight time from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni.
There is one airline that flies direct from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni.
As of February, there are 2 flights per week flying from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Bucharest are available with Hahn Air and Bule Air, both offering direct flights. Airlines that provide one-stop flights from Glasgow to Bucharest include KLM, British Airways, and Lufthansa. KLM has flights to Bucharest with a brief stop in Amsterdam, and British Airways will take you with a layover in London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Another way to get cheap flights from Glasgow to Bucharest is by using a combination of carriers. Purchase an easyJet ticket from Glasgow to London Luton Airport (LTN) or London Gatwick Airport (LGW), and then a second ticket with Wizz Air from London to Bucharest.

All flights from Glasgow to Bucharest depart from Glasgow International Airport (GLA). A passport is required for travel from Glasgow to Bucharest. Plan to be at the airport at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. Passengers flying Blue Air, British Airways, Lufthansa, and easyJet depart from Glasgow International Airport's Terminal 1. If you’re on a flight that’s landed in Terminal 2, you can easily walk to Terminal 1 as they are connected by a walkway.

James Martin Kitchen, The Sanderling, Tennent's Pier Bar, and Panopolis offer various dining environments and types of food at Glasgow International Airport. For those interested in shopping on their way to Bucharest, airport shops include Swarovski, Sunglass Hut, Celtic, Accessorize, Boots, and WHSmith.

After flights from Glasgow to Bucharest, you have the options of dining at Segafredo in the arrivals area before you leave for your destination. Arriving passengers have access to a supermarket and a convenience store as well.

What to Expect in Bucharest

Romania's currency is the Leu, and you can find ATM machines in the arrival hall, so you can use a debit card to withdraw Romanian Leu before leaving the airport. The cost of living is somewhat lower in Bucharest than in Glasgow. Dining out and transportation costs are lower in Bucharest than in Scotland. An inexpensive meal costs 60 per cent less in Bucharest, and a taxi ride is 85 per cent cheaper in Bucharest.

Bucharest Airport has on-site car rental facilities. You have the option of pre-booking private car hire for transportation to your hotel.

Time and Weather Differences

Romania is on Eastern European Time and observes daylight saving time. Bucharest is two hours ahead of Glasgow, so you'll need to change the time on your watch when you land to be on time for local activities.

Bucharest sees a much wider range of temperatures throughout the year compared to Glasgow. Highs in July can reach 25 °C, and on average, the most rainfall occurs in June. December and January temperatures in Bucharest can reach minus 2 °C. In Glasgow, summers are cool with an average temperature of 16 °C. December and January are the coldest and wettest months in Glasgow, but temperatures rarely go below freezing.

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