Bucharest Information

Bucharest Information

When you plan a trip, it's common for questions or queries to arise, we'll try our best to solve them!

Useful Information

Bucharest in Numbers

With a population of 1.8 million inhabitants, Bucharest is the most populated city in Romania.

Time Difference

The official time zone in Bucharest is GMT +2 in winter and GMT +3 in the summer.


As with the rest of the European Union, EU citizens are entitled to free healthcare in Romania if they hold a European Health Insurance Card.

If you are not an EU citizen, we recommend taking out comprehensive insurance before you travel.

Electricity and Plugs

Romanian plugs are European flat, two-pole, round-pin domestic AC power plugs, rated for voltages up to 220 V. If you have electric appliances with different plugs, don't forget to pack an adaptor!

Useful Phone Numbers

Romanian country code: +40.
Bucharest city code: +21.
Emergency number: 112.