Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest

Our cheapest offers for flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest

Here you can compare cheap flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest (OTP) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Bucharest. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest

Favourite airline: Wizz Air Malta
Most travellers looking for flights on the route from London Gatwick to Bucharest decide to book with Wizz Air Malta.
Wizz Air Malta
77 %
Turkish Airlines
15 %
5 %
Cheapest weekday: Friday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Friday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 67 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 10min
11h 25min
22h 45min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
03h 10min, from £56
79 %
1 stopover Istanbul
08h 25min, from £249
16 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
10h 35min, from £311
4 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Bucharest

Find a cheap flight to Bucharest from Gatwick

Favourite airlines serving the route from Gatwick to Bucharest are currently mainly low-cost providers. Flights will take around 3 hours if direct, however flights with a stopover are also available. The charts above will show you when best to book a flight in order to get the cheapest deals as well as the best day of the week to travel.



Best time to go to Bucharest

Usually being flexible and avoiding weekends will be cheaper. Avoid popular travel times such as holidays and weekends. Winters can be long and cold, summer dry and very hot. But all seasons have their own characteristic appeal in this charming city.

Orthodox Easter is celebrated around March and April. April also sees the Buchrest International Film Festival and in May, Romania's biggest music festival can mean accommodation is hard to find.

Preparing to travel to Bucharest

Gatwick airport is well connected with central London via public transport. Arriving by car is also easy using motorways and major roads. There are two terminals at the airport and these are well linked with a free rail service. Allow time to get through the security and check in for your flight.

Hygiene standards in Romania are still not quite up to UK standards. visitors should avoid drinking tap water. See your GP about recommended vaccinations before travelling.


Airport onward travel options

From Henri Coanda Airport (OTP) travellers can take the express bus 780 to Gara de Nord or the bus number 783 to the city centre. The price of a ticket is around 3.50 RON  and the trip will take at least 65 min. Trains travel infrequently and will take around 75 minutes to reach the city. The railway station is connected to the airport via a shuttle. Taxis will cost in the region of 30-40 RON. Note that taxis waiting at the airport arrivals will cost more (up to 70 RON to central Bucharest).

Flight information: London Gatwick - Bucharest

Outbound and return from £105.37
Flight duration min. 03:00 / max. 03:10
Return flight duration min. 03:35
Distance 2082 km
Flights per week 8
Departure airport Airport London Gatwick (LGW)
Arrival airport Airport Bucharest-Otopeni (OTP)
Destination country Flights to Romania