Car Rental in Bucharest
Car rental in Bucharest Airport
Romania is a country worth exploring with countless hidden gems. When you reserve a car rental in Bucharest, you have the freedom to see as many villages and sites as you can on your own terms and time. This beautiful country offers large cities, secluded mountain lakes, luxury ski resorts, and fantastic food. Car rental in Bucharest Otopeni airport is being provided by Avis, Autonom, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, and Enterprise. We will also show you great offers from car rental brokers that we work with, such as [Argus Car Hire](https://www.skyscanner.co.il/car-rental-with/argu/car-rental-with-Argus Car Hire.html), Holiday Autos, and Rentalcars.com.
Gas stations near Bucharest Otopeni Airport
A Lukoil gas station is located just south of the airport entrance on the DN-1 National Road. If you’re coming from Bucharest, you’ll pass it on your way to the airport. Rompetrol station is also located close to the airport. If you contract with the car rental in Bucharest airport has a full-to-full policy, you’ll need to refuel your car before returning it. Otherwise, the car rental company may charge you additional service fees.
Getting to your destination with a car rental in Bucharest
The DN-1 National Road passes the airport. This part of the road has three lanes of traffic in each direction. Before you start your journey, make sure that you are comfortable with your car rental in Bucharest.
Bucharest - בוקרשט
Funky cafes, busy bars, or orthodox churches - Romania’s buzzing capital city has it all. It takes around 25 minutes to drive the 18 km from the airport to the city via DN1/E60. Parking is widely available throughout the city. Note that in 2018 parking fees have gone up, especially in the city center. Zone 0 covers the city center, and it costs RON 10, up from RON 1.50. The fee for parking in Zone 1 is RON 5 and RON 2.5, depending on day and time. In Zone 2, which is located between Zone 1 and the city limits, the tariffs are RON 2.50 and RON 1.50, depending on day and time. 1 RON = 0.90-1.00 ILS.
Romania’s capital offers plenty of attractions and sightseeing for all ages, and with a car rental in Bucharest, it’s easy to cover as many as possible. The Palace of the Parliament, Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum, National Museum of Art of Romania, Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of Romanian History, Roman artifacts & the national treasury, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Jewish Museum located inside a former synagogue, Zoo Băneasa, are only to name a few. Are you a Shopping lover? Clear at least one day to get your satisfaction at one of the giant modern shopping malls, and if you are looking for a more authentic experience visit one of the farmers' markets. Between June and December, there are festivals almost every month, such as Bucharest of Old in June with costumes from the 19th century, traditional food, and unique shows, and the lively Christmas markets in December.
Brasov - בראשוב
This Transylvanian city has become a favorite destination with tourists from all over the world and for a good reason. It takes about 2:15 hours to drive to Brasov with a car rental in Bucharest Otopeni Airport. This drive is well worth it, as Brasov is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Car parking in the town center can be tricky at times, although there are some parking spaces and parking lots. Always leave a ticket on your dashboard, unless you don’t mind getting a fine.
Snagov - סנאגוב
Pick up your car rental in Bucharest airport and take a day trip to the Lakes, forests, and monasteries of Snagov. Dracula fans, this is for you: the body of Vlad the Impaler is said to be buried here! The journey time from Bucharest airport to Snagov is less than half an hour. Car parking is widely available here, due to the rural location. Hotels in Snagov are most likely to have guest car parking spaces for their customers to use, perfect if you don’t want to let your rental car out of your sight.
This information is correct as of November 2018