About life in Bucharest
As the main political and administrative center of Romania , Bucharest has an extensive public transport system, including an underground urban railway transport (known as metrou ), a surface transport system (which consists of buses, trolleys, trams, and light rail), a private minibus system and a number of private taxicab companies.
The city's connection with other national and international cities and towns is ensured by automotive transport, rail transport, and air transport.
As regards the automotive transport, Bucharest is a major intersection of Romania's national road network . It is the origin of most of the country's national roads and expressways, which link the city to all of Romania 's major cities, as well as to neighboring countries such as Hungary , Bulgaria and Ukraine .
From the point of view of rail transport, Bucharest is the center of Romania 's national railway network, with ten railway stations. The main railway station is Gara de Nord , or the North Station, which provides connections to all major cities in Romania as well as international destinations.
As far as air transport is concerned, the city is served by two airports: the Henri Coanda International Airport (formerly Otopeni) and the Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (formerly Baneasa). Henri Coanda is the largest airport in Romania being also connected to several international airports by a wide range of international airlines. The smaller Aurel Vlaicu Airport is used for charter flights and low-cost carriers.
6, Piata Romana, 1st district, postal code: 010374, postal office: 22, Romania