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• Bucharest has a public transport network that includes subway (underground transport) and tramways, busses and trolleybuses (surface transport).

To travel by subway, you may purchase:

- a 2-trip card (Lei 2,2)
- a 10-trip card (Lei 8)
- a one-day card (Lei 4)
- a monthly subscription card (Lei 23) – students benefit from a 50% discount

• For those who travel daily by subway and surface transport means, we recommend the purchase of the active subway/RATB cards:

- RATB + subway general subscription (Lei 73)
- 1 RATB line + subway subscription (Lei 53)
- 2 RATB line + subway subscription (Lei 58)

• RATB subscriptions and tickets: besides the subscriptions offered to travelers together with METROREX (for the underground and surface transport), RATB also offers:

- 1-trip RATB ticket (Lei 1.3)
- 1-day all-lines subscription (Lei 8)
- 7-day all-lines subscription (Lei 17)
- 15-day all-lines subscription (Lei 25)
- RATB general subscription (Lei 50)
- 1-line RATB subscription (Lei 30)
- 2-line RATB subscription (Lei 35)

• The unique-cost travel tickets and the subscriptions can be purchased from the special RATB cabins in stations. The cabins are closed on Sunday.
• The 1-trip tickets must be punched for every trip with the surface transport means.

• The transport from the “Henri Coanda” Otopeni Airport – Baneasa Airport – Unirii Square (center of the Capital City) is ensured by the express line 783 with the following tariffs:

- 2-trip magnetic cards (Lei 5)
- 10-trip magnetic cards (Lei 27)
- monthly magnetic cards (Lei 80)

• The monthly RATB subscriptions are not valid on the Express lines
• The fine for travelers without a ticket/subscription is Lei 50. The fine is double if not paid within 48 hours.
• The 2- and 10-trip magnetic cards on the express line are valid for the period written on them, and the monthly subscription is valid for 30 days from its first validation.
• In Bucharest there is also a Maxi-Taxi network. It’s a private public transport network with various rates, depending on the distance. The prices and routes are displayed on each vehicle. The trip is paid to the driver when getting on the transport means.

TAXI COMPANIES- Phone numbers

 Cristaxi  9461 / 9421 / 9466
 Domino Taxi  9414
 Fly Taxi  9440
 Perozzi  9631
 Prof Taxi  9422
 Rodell Taxi  9415
 Taxi 2000  9494
 Taxi Cobalcescu  9451
 Taxi D'artex
 9630
 Taxi Dixie  9429
 Taxi Glucoza  9461
 Taxi Grand  9433
 Taxi Leone  9425
 Taxi Meridian  9444 / 9888
 Taxi Mondial  9423
 Taxi National  9484
 Taxi Occident  9413
 Taxi Titan  9661
 Taxi Total  9424
 Taxi Valentino  9411
 Taxi XXL  9666 / 9791
 Tess Taxi  9638


• Each company shall display the lei/km tariff on the car door. Tariffs differ from one company to another and vary between 1.2 lei/km – 5.0 lei/km. Tariffs also differ as to daytime/night.
• Besides the price per km, both the starting and standing are charged.
• For travels outside Bucharest, an extra charge is applied.
• For each drive by taxi, you can request a tax receipt, which indicates the number of km and the price of the drive.