UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
Living in RomaniaGeneral Information
Regular and charter flights of Romanian air carriers (notably TAROM, the national airline) or theforeign airlines with offices in Bucharest (Air France, Lufthansa, Alitalia, Swissair) connect Bucharestand the world’s major airports. Some of Romania’s international airports are: Bucharest –
oara. Otopeni International Airport in Bucharestis 18 km from the city center. Transfers can be made by airport bus (no. 783) or by taxi. State andprivate taxis are equipped with metres.
International Express trains connect the main central European capitals with Bucharest, theBlack Sea coast and other important cities. Romania is a member of the International Railway Tariff System RIT and Inter Rail.
The principal access points to Romania are: Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest-Petea E 81; Vienna,Prague, Budapest-Bor
E 60 or N
dlac E 64 or Varsaud E 671; Trieste, Belgrade-Moravi
a E 70 orPor
ile de Fier E 70; Athens, Tirana, Sofia-Giurgiu E 85; Istanbul, Sofia-Vama Veche E 87; Moscow,Kiev, Chernovitz-Siret E 85. All roads are marked in accordance to international regulations. Drivingis on the right side of the road and overtaking on the left. If you come to Romania by car, bring yourdriving licence, car papers and green card. The Romanian Automobile Club – ACR – and insurancecompany CAROM are at your disposal for technical and any other assistance for your car. Call ACR at927 in Bucharest.
Passports and Visas
The following information is valid for both exchange and independent students.Citizens arriving from the EU countries and from Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Japan, Liechtenstein,Switzerland, and USA, are exempted from visa requirements. As a student coming from one of these