Bucharest

👥 Population: 1.8 million

🕑 Time Zone: Eastern European Time (EET): UTC +2

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Bucharest is the largest and capital city of Romania, forming its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. Whether its cool cafes, parks, drinking gardens and more, Bucharest offers a lot to people who are willing to look past its sometimes bad reputation.

Weather

The weather in Bucharest is humid continental featuring 4 distinct seasons, including hot summers and cold snowy winters. Average summer temperature is 23°C and winter is 0°C.

Getting around

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Taxify, Blacklane, and local taxis

From airport

Bucharest Airport

Bus: With STB Bucharest it takes 50 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at €0.85.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

STB

Metrorex

Methods: Bus, trolley bus, tram, metro

Where to live

Old Town/Lipscani: Good for first timers, heart of the action. Good for shopping & nightlife. Many cafes, restaurants and bars.

Tineretului: Good for all ages and families as has lots activities, like playgrounds, rides, restaurants and more. Easy access to city centre.

Floreasca: Hip and trendy, many good restaurants and gourmet shops. More laid back and has many green areas.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between €400 and €700 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between €600 and €1,000 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Piaţa Obor

Piaţa Progresul

Piața Berceni Sud/ Străduinței/ Cultural

Supermarkets

Mega Image

Profi

Carrefour

Convenience stores

Shop & Go

Carrefour Express

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

Commons

Prices are from €190 per month.