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At Qatar Airways we are committed to operating a service that aspires to delivering a luxury, passenger focused service. Everything we do, from the delicious cuisine we serve to the way our cabin crew look after every detail for you, is about reaching this high standard. So, whether you are travelling for pleasure or business, when you choose flights from Bucharest to Melbourne with Qatar Airways you can expect a 5-star service.
The modern city of Melbourne is Australia’s second largest, benefiting from many cultural attractions, a warm climate and stunning natural beauty. It is widely regarded as Australia’s cultural capital, and is full of museums, galleries and theatres. Melbourne is also a commercial and business centre, welcoming many business travellers with typical warm hospitality. Make you sure you arrive in the fascinating city of Melbourne relaxed and revitalised, courtesy of Qatar Airways.
Henri Coandă International Airport is Romania’s largest airport and one of two serving the capital Bucharest. Located just over 10 miles north of the city centre, it is one of several up and coming European airports with growing passenger numbers. The staff are friendly and customer-focused, ensuring that passengers flying from Bucharest with Qatar Airways get the best possible start to their journey. Good quality facilities and a fast, efficient check in system makes Bucharest a pleasure to fly from at any time of the year.
Transportation and parking
The airport has an excellent ground transportation network, with a mainline train station just a kilometre from the terminal. This is served by regular shuttle buses and trains take passengers to and from Bucharest North station the centre of the city in 20-25 minutes. Express buses also link with Bucharest North station, and a hotel shuttle bus service operates from select central Bucharest accommodation providers. Taxis are plentiful and take between 20-25 minutes, although you will need to allow extra time during peak traffic periods. Short-term parking is available close to the terminal, while long-term parking is located a little further away but still within walking distance. Spaces are limited, and long-term stays are limited to 30 days.
Arriving at Bucharest
Passengers flying from Bucharest with Qatar Airways depart from the Departures area in the main terminal. A second terminal is planned, but currently all flights leave from the existing terminal. Check in and security are relatively stress-free and smooth, although it is advised to arrive at least one and a half to two hours before your flight is due to board to clear customs checks and security.
Facilities and amenities
Facilities are good at the airport, with exclusive VIP lounges for first and business class travellers, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal. All areas of the terminal are fully accessible for disabled travellers, with lifts and assistance available where needed. There are several food outlets in the Departures area which are open 24 hours a day, and a selection of good quality retail vendors and shops selling accessories, luxury goods, perfume, jewellery and Duty Free. ATM and banking facilities are located throughout the terminal.
The cultural capital of Australia welcomes visitors from all around the world. Fly to Melbourne with Qatar Airways and find out what a pleasure long-haul travel can be with our award-winning service.
Melbourne’s reputation as a cultural centre is well-earned. Festivals, events and shows bring everything from live theatre to music and art to this thriving city, while a host of attractions keep visitors entertained all year-round.
Flinders Street Railway Station is probably the most recognisable landmark in Melbourne and is a typical example of colonial-era architecture. The main entrance has a cluster of clocks hanging over it, and is a meeting point for locals.
Eureka Tower is the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere. Climb to the top (if you have a head for heights) to get some spectacular panoramic views of Melbourne.
For all the hustle and bustle of everyday Melbourne life, head to the Queen Victoria Market. Huge and colourful, you can get just about anything you want here, including unusual souvenirs and antiques.
Flowing through the heart of the city is the Yarra – known as the "river that flows upside down" because of its brown colour, it’s actually a lot more scenic than it sounds, with some beautiful walks and picnic spots along its banks.
Flights to Melbourne with Qatar Airways land at Melbourne Airport, also referred to as Tullamarine Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Melbourne please check the visa and passport requirements.
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