Are you looking to go off the beaten track for a getaway in a large European city? Choose a flight from Lyon to Bucharest, the “Little Paris of the Balkans,” whose charms, long buried during the Communist era, are emerging once again. From its Arc de Triomphe to the monumental Parliament building inherited from Ceaușescu, the Romanian capital has a bit of everything and goes all-out to show that it has earned its nickname, the "City of Joy," as it is dubbed by all European clubbers. This cultural and festive destination is a real bargain, perfect for a timeless city break or a discovery tour.


Lyon (LYS) - Bucharest (OTP) flights

Book a flight from Lyon to Bucharest

To reach Romania’s largest city, nothing could be easier. Blue Air offers two weekly flights to Bucharest, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Information about timetables, ticket prices, flight frequency and promotions is available on our website or on the website of our partner, Blue Air.

Additional information

Henri-Coandă airport (IATA code: OTP) has a direct train service to Bucharest North train station (Gara de Nord). The Bucharest Metro is scheduled to be extended to the airport, and there are also buses (€2 return) and taxis (€0.80/km) available. 

Distance 1670 km
Local time
Time difference +1
Currency Leu roumain
Language Roumain