Bucharest Baneasa airport (BBU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Bucharest Baneasa airport (BBU)

Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport, also known as Baneasa Airport and opened on August 1, 1912, is the oldest in Romania. Currently it only operates with charter and private flights.

Official Website: bucharestairports.ro
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 5,700 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +40 212 305 607. E-mail: [email protected]


The airport is located in the Baneasa district, 8 km (5 miles) to the north of Bucharest.

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What services does Bucharest Baneasa airport (BBU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. Nearby you can find several business centers, such as Romexpo.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has bars and catering services.
Baggage- In case of lost or damaged luggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services-


Public and private transportation

Bus - STB (Tel +40 213 365 650) operates several services from the airport between 4:00 am and 11:00 pm, with 10-20 minute intervals. Line 131 - Piata Romana, Piata Charles de Gaulle, Piata Presei, Complex Comercial Baneasa; 335 - Piata Presei, Piata Charles de Gaulle, Vasile Lascar, Piata Iancului, Faur; 112 - Pipera, Piata Baneasa, Nuferilor, Dridu, Laromet, Complex Comercial Colosseum; 301 - Piata Romana, Piata Charles de Gaulle, Piata Baneasa, Jolie Ville Baneasa. The 783 express service also reaches the city centre, with stops at Piata Presei Libre, Piata Victoriei, Piata Unirii and Henri Coanda airport. The trip takes around 30 min. and the bus stop is located in front of the airport.

Tram - Line 5 from STB (Tel +40 213 365 650) connects the airport with the city centre from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm, with frequencies of 10-20 minutes.

Metro - The M2 service from Metrorex (Tel +40 213 193 601) runs from Pipera to Aurel Vlaicu Station between 5:00 am and 11:30 pm, and then on to Piata Victoriei, Piata Romana, Piata Unirii, Tineretului, Eroii Revolutiei, Piata Sudului and Berceni.

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Parking services at Bucharest Baneasa airport (BBU)

The enclosure has parking areas for short and long stays, equipped with CCTV and security staff.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers with reduced mobility are offered special attention within the airport, provided by adequate services and facilities. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at the time of your booking.

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Latest updates: May 10, 2019