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Gara de Nord - Bucharest North Train Station

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Rather austere

Signage is not the best here and as very little English was spoken this resulted in us wasting a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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No Elevators/ramps, No English

No elevators or ramps, not a sinle one. I don't know how the disabled get around. Be prepared to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Johnnie H
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1-3 Gara de Nord Square, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 9521
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the train from Bucureşti to Brasov for the day. Buy your tickets online in advance to save time and money. Signs are not the best in Romanian stations so check you are in the right place.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Signage is not the best here and as very little English was spoken this resulted in us wasting a long time in the wrong ticket line. There are plenty of places to eat as well as a tucked away left luggage. I would also point...More

Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A grand old railway station. All platforms on ground level with no steps - apart from up to the trains themselves. I note someone has said there are no ramps, but I've trundled my heavy suitcase up one at the front of the railway station...More

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 9 July 2018

No elevators or ramps, not a sinle one. I don't know how the disabled get around. Be prepared to drag your bags up and down the numerous stairs and help your physically impared loved ones. And VERY FEW ticket agents speak English. I learned to...More

Thank Johnnie H
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This place was easily navigable for somebody who speaks English and not Romanian. There are very few places to sit and wait. We were here on a public holiday so this station was quite busy with a lot of students travelling out of the city...More

Thank sarahtheblue
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We used here a couple of times during our Bucharest sojourn. It has a distinctive facade and its name is reminiscent of the Parisian station, apt given that Bucharest was in its glory days known as the Little Paris of the East. The interior is...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This held over communist edifice is simply that! (Old) Entering one will find eateries from traditional to LOGO brands from the USA. Beware of hiring taxis. Make sure there is a meter in the car before setting out, look for price per kilometer on the...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Got the train to Constanta on the Black Sea, which was a slow and laughably outdated process, as well as the train to the airport which was even worse, the world's slowest commuter train to the middle of nowhere and then change to a minibus...More

1  Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I went to Gara du Nord to take the night train to Chisinau. The Railway station and its environment are a little shabby, but the trains come in time. The station was built between 1868-1872, the foundation stone was set on September 10, 1868 in...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

After traveling to Moldova getting to Bucharest by train is a luxuary the trains and station is much better not perfect however it has what a computer needs within it worth 4 stars but not worth 5 in my opinion

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