Transport in Bucharest The historic centre of Bucharest is fairly small and can be easily explored on foot. Having said that, some of the tourist attractions are slightly further away and the best way of getting to them easily and cheaply is via public transport. Metro Opened in 1979, Bucharest Metro is the city's most used means of transport; it is used by more than 750,000 passengers each day. Read more Buses Most of the tourist attractions in Bucharest are in the centre, where you can walk or take a taxi, but the buses are perfect to get to the outskirts. Read more Taxis The centre of Bucharest is relatively small, therefore taxi journeys do not tend to be very long and are fairly inexpensive. Read more You may also be interested in Otopeni Airport Located 11 miles (18 km) north of Bucharest, in the town of Otopeni, the Henri Coandă International Airport is the most important airport in Romania, with more than 12 million passengers passing through each year. Metro Opened in 1979, Bucharest Metro is the city's most used means of transport; it is used by more than 750,000 passengers each day.