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Bucharest Airport Otopeni, Bucharest, Romania
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Next Auto Rent
$11.63 / per day
Economy
Dacia Logan or similar
Dacia Logan
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
RightCars
$11.83 / per day
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Nu Car Rentals
$21.67 / per day
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or similar
Skoda Octavia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Magrenta Rent a car
$23.70 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
VW Passat or similar
VW Passat
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$32.90 / per day
Full-size
Renault Latitude or similar
Renault Latitude
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$37.92 / per day
Premium
BMW 5 series or similar
BMW 5 series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Premium Rent
$91.86 / per day
Special
Mercedes Benz GLC or similar
Mercedes Benz GLC
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$139.21 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Bucharest Airport! Then drive to the city center so you can see the famous Parliament Palace, the Curtea Veche church and the Patriarchal Cathedral, and the Athenaeum building. Park your rental outside Lipscani, the old city center, so you can take a stroll through its historic streets. Visit the National Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, or the Old Court Museum where you’ll learn about the Wallachian princes that used to rule Romania.

Bucharest is a lively city with lots to do, and there are green areas where you can unwind, too. Drive to beautiful parks like Herăstrău or the city’s botanical gardens to take a wonderfully long walk. At an authentic Romanian restaurant, try local foods like mamaliga, friptura steak, and ciorba taraneasca soup.

Bucharest’s a great destination, but the rest of Romania has even more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can visit the Transylvanian Mountains, the Black Sea coast, or even neighboring Bulgaria, Serbia, or Hungary. Picking up your rental car at Bucharest Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your adventure today!.

Bucharest Airport is also called Henri Coandă International Airport and Aeroportul Internațional Henri Coandă București.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Vienna
  • Rome
  • Paris
  • Milan
  • Frankfurt

Main airlines

TAROM, Blue Air, Wizz Air, Ryanair, Lufthansa, and Aegean Airlines

Terminals

There’s a single airport building made up of three facilities that are sometimes called “terminals.” These are the departures hall, the arrivals hall, and an airside concourse called Finger Terminal. All three are connected by a walkway, and it’s easy to move between them.

Location

The airport is about 16 km (10 mi) north of downtown Bucharest. Highway DN1 is the main road connecting Bucharest Airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

RightCars, Surprice, ACE Rent a Car, Enterprise, Alamo, Europcar, Keddy, SIXT, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

Most can be found in the corridor connecting the arrivals and departures areas.

Services and Facilities

ou’ll find shops, restaurants, a café, and many smaller food stands. There are also ATMs, baby changing rooms, a post office, a pharmacy, and an Orthodox Christian chapel. Luggage storage is in the departures area, landside. The airport is fully accessible to travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

MOL, located at Calea Bucureștilor 224D, is right next to Bucharest Airport. It can be reached in less than five minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby and on the way to Bucharest.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Timisoara (555 km / 345 mi)
  • Sofia (373 km / 232 mi)
  • Cluj-Napoca (458 km / 284 mi)
  • Varna (283 km / 176 mi)
  • Brasov (153 km / 95 mi)
  • Chisinau (451 km / 280 mi)

Travel information

Language
Romanian,
Hungarian,
German
Currency
RON
Country code
40
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$26.15 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%

Airport info

Rating
7.0
  • Getting to the airport 6.7
  • Departure and check-in 7.4
  • Terminal facilities 6.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.9
  • Lounge 4.9

Bucharest Airport Otopeni (OTP)

  • IATA: OTP
  • ICAO: LROP
  • Airport name: Bucharest Airport Otopeni (OTP)
  • Airport type: Public / Military / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 96 m / 314 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 108,200
  • Passengers (per year): 12,804,191
  • Distance from City: 10.6 miles / 17 km N of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +40 21 204 1000
  • Email: otp@otp-airport.ro

When are car rental prices cheapest at Bucharest Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Bucharest Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Bucharest Airport
$10.26
January
$38.97
February
$24.84
March
$20.28
April
$18.23
May
$25.05
June
$34.51
July
$42.80
August
$61.66
September
$57.54
October
$68.62
November
$68.62
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Bucharest Airport is January when prices for an Economy class start from $10.26. You can see that this is 74% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 85% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $68.62 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Bucharest Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in March the average rental period is 12 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Bucharest Airport
10
January
9
February
12
March
11
April
10
May
9
June
9
July
8
August
7
September
7
October
8
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Bucharest Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Bucharest Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Bucharest Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
91%
January
73%
February
96%
March
106%
April
115%
May
132%
June
163%
July
142%
August
74%
September
75%
October
66%
November
67%
December

Top 2 Locations near Bucharest Airport

Top 10 Best Bucharest Airport Suppliers in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.4
0040219400 / 00403524477 / 0040730040971
Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP), Calea Bucureştilor 224E, Otopeni 075150
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
722397855
OTOPENI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, CALEA BUCURESTILOR 224E
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
722397855
CALEA BUCURESTILOR 224E
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+40212014937
BUCHAREST HENRI COANDA INTL. APT
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+40212014937
BUCHAREST HENRI COANDA INTL. APT
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
0040 756 100 002
Strada Fermei B, Otopeni 075100
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
0040 748 585 486
Otopeni Airport, Strada Ferme "B", Otopeni 075100
Nu Car Rentals
Nu Car Rentals
Very good 7.6
00407 471 34902
Calea Bucurestilor 291B, Otopeni 075100
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; +40740002000
On-Airport. Rent a Car Area
Goldcar
Very good 7.2
0034 965 233 425 / 0040 740 002 000
On-Airport. Rent a Car Area

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