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BUCHAREST BUSES

BUCHAREST TRANSPORT BY BUSES

Buses in Bucharest are a cheap way to travel around the city. Take a look on the map before you leave your hotel for visiting Bucharest. If you have time enough, you can visit almost all Bucharest on foot. Don’t forget about BUCHAREST CITY TOUR 2017!But taking the buses in Bucharest will save time and energy. Yet, avoid buses in rush hours because the traffic might make you lose time. UPDATE: A new pass is available for surface and subway transport in Bucharest!

BUCHAREST BUSES


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Photographed In: Bucharest, Romania
Date Uploaded:2016-04-04
Description: Traffic in Bucharest, Romania. Avoid rush hours. 8 A.M. and 6-7 P.M.

BUCHAREST TRANSPORT TICKETS FOR BUSES

Before taking the bus or tram, make sure you bought the right ticket. For that, you need to find a RATB distribution network center and buy an Activ card. Don’t forget, from BUCHAREST NORTH RAILWAY STATION to the center of the city, you can take bus line 123 and tramway line 85.

BUCHAREST TRANSPORT BY BUS AT UNIVERSITY SQUARE


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Date Uploaded:2016-04-04
Description: In Bucharest there are buses to get from one place to another. You might also use the Tube

USE CARDS OR TEXT TO TRAVEL BY BUS IN BUCHAREST

You will have to ask the operator to charge your travel card with at least 10 RON but this depends on how many buses you are going to take that day. One travel, from getting in the bus until getting down, is 1,3 RON. The Activ card will be validated immediately after getting into the vehicle at the special appliances inside.
Buses in Bucharest stop only at designated bus stops so they won’t stop on request.

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BUS TRAVEL PRICES IN BUCHAREST

The Activ card can be used for buses and trams, not for the underground network. This is the non-nominal card and its price is 3,7 RON and you will ask at the center to be charged in order to have money on it and validate it for your journey. The nominal Activ card, at first time it is issued, is free of charge, on the basis of the ID. One can reload this type of card at any RATB sale point and will validate it just like in the case of non-nominal ACTIV card. When stolen or lost, the amount from the card, corresponding to the remaining credit in the electronic wallet can be recovered. The new support is 4,7 RON.
The value of one journey by bus or tram in Bucharest is 1,3 RON for urban, ordinary, routes, 3,5 for express lines and 1,5 for Bucharest’s suburb lines.

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BUCHAREST TRAVEL BY BUS PENALTIES

Since you travel to Bucharest and want to visit many places, make sure you validate your card immediately after taking the bus or tram. If you are found without the card by the controller, you will have to pay on the spot the value of an overcharge card of 50 RON. If you do not have money to pay on the spot, the controller will write a contravention finding and you will have to go with that document, within 48 hours at any loading center RATB or at any bank where you will pay 50 RON in the bank account RO50 BRDE 410SV 84247194100-RON, CUI R 1589886.
Charge your Activ card via ATM. You can charge your card for buses and trams at BCR ATMs. Reloading the journey card can be made with any debit or credit card, no matter the issuing bank, zero fee.

BUS TICKETS IN BUCHAREST ROMANIA


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Date Uploaded:2016-04-04
Description: You need to buy tickets. A ticket in Bucharest is 1.3 RON

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PAY YOUR TRAVEL IN BUCHAREST BY BUS VIA MOBILE PHONE

Pay your journey via SMS with your mobile phone. To pay a journey subscription for one day, for all urban routes, you only need to send a text to 7456 with letter A. Do that before start your journey. The price for the text or SMS is 1,75 EUR and VAT. After that, you will receive a message on your mobile phone that will confirm your payment and a code. If you are asked by the controller to prove your payment you will only need to show him/her this code which is valid only on the mobile phone on which the payment was made. This is a rule for Bucharest buses. The one day subscription is unlimited the entire day, until 12 AM on all urban lines but not on express lines. This option is available for all Orange, Vodafone, Cosmote and Digi networks clients, with subscriptions or pre-paid cards. The payment will appear in the next bill or deduced from the credit on pre-paid cards.
See the map – http://ratb.ro/eng/harta_eng.php – before starting your journey or plan your journey here – http://ratb.ro/eng/calcul_ruta_eng.php

NIGHT BUSES IN BUCHAREST

Night buses in Bucharest. The hub for night buses in Bucharest is Unification Square. Succession intervals of buses are 40 minutes between 11 pm and 1 am, 120 minutes between 1am and 3 am and 40 minutes again between 3 am and 4.30 am.
Public access is performed only on door 1, travelers are required to validate the travel and the control of travel documents is performed by the driver. Here is the map for the night buses in Bucharest.
http://ratb.ro/maps1/Trasee_noapte.pdf
Buses in Bucharest are not all low-floor but they enable all customers, including people using wheelchairs or other mobility impairments to get on and off. Every bus has a retractable ramp which must be in full working order. The driver will help people with mobility impairments. The subway company introduced new access cards for groups in October 2017.

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