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About Constanta

Located in Romania’s Dobruja region, Constanta is one of the country’s largest tourism, culture and art, industry, and commercial centers. The Danube River flows into the Black Sea at Constanta. As Romania’s third largest city, Constanta also contains the country’s busiest seaport. The Port of Constanta is Europe’s 4th largest port after Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Marseille. Located on the shores of the Black Sea, Constanta is Romania’s largest seaside city. It was founded by Greek immigrants in the 6th century BC and later continued its development under the Roman and Ottoman empires. During World War I and II the city was heavily damaged, with many parts of it destroyed. After the war however the city was rebuilt, with great care shown to its coastal area, which is considered a touristic region. With investments in railway, shipyards, and factories Constanta experienced an economic boom. Today it is known as a tourist destination and resort city.

Constanta has an extensive history of about 2 thousand and 500 years. The city carefully sustains its rich history and cultural structure, earning it the right to bear the name the ‘cradle of civilization’. The city features structures from Greek, Roman, Ottoman, and, in recent history, the Communist era, taking guests on a journey through time. The city’s main attractions are Ovid’s Square, the Roman Mosaics, the Archaeological Park, the Great Mahmudiye Mosque, Hunkar Mosque, the Natural Sciences Museum Complex, the Casino, Danube River, Mamaia, Mangalia, the Genoese Lighthouse, and the House with Lions.

Constanta has a Mediterranean climate; summers are hot and dry while winters are mild and rainy. The Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport is located 26 km northwest of the city.

Transportation to Constanta City Center from Airport


Mihail Kogalniceanu Airport

Constanta, located on the Black Sea coast of Romania, has the largest and most beautiful port of the country. Constanta Port is Europe's fourth largest port after Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Marseille. Constanta has two beaches named "Mamaia" and "Mangalia".

In the city, Ottoman buildings, churches and cute boutique cafes on the side streets that open to the square, structures with magnificent architecture and sea view and gorgeous mosques attract much attention. Visitors who want to visit Constance located in the region of Dobruja of the country are welcomed by Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport. The airlines of many countries provide transportation to Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport. Turkish Airlines (THY) also has direct flights to this city since 2013. THY is flying to Constanta four days a week. You arrive from Istanbul to Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport within 1 hour.

In addition to Istanbul, you can fly to Constanta from many cities such as Milan of Italy, Athens, the capital of Greece, Larnaca of Southern Cyprus, London and Tel Aviv with different airlines. Getting to the city from Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport is quite easy. If you wish you can rent a car from the airport and if you wish you can take a taxi or you can reach Constanta by bus. The distance from the airport to the city center is about 30-40 kilometers depending on the route you choose.


Many bus routes in the city connect to Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport. Passengers can reach the city center from the airport by using buses. The most cost-effective means of transportation from the airport to the city center is, without doubt, the bus. By bus, you can arrive at the airport in an average of 30 minutes by spending 4 or 7 TL.


Taxis are an alternative for you when you want to reach the city center from the airport. The fares may be higher than the fares of public transportation. For this reason, you should bargain before getting on the taxi. Taxis consist of yellow vehicles. The driver may demand approximately 40 TL for the distance of 33 kilometers between the airport and the city center.

Car Rental

If you choose to continue your travel with a private car after your plane has landed, you can rent a car before leaving the airport. There are also many companies where you can rent a car. There are two alternatives for the transportation to the city from the airport. It is possible to get to the city by using the roads DN2A/E60 and A4 or DN2A/E60. If you prefer DN2A/E60 and A4 you will drive 40 kilometers and if you choose DN2A/E60 you will drive 34 kilometers.


If you are a group of 7-8 people, you can rent a private minibus with the driver. Companies offering private transfer service with driver will be an ideal choice for private tours or special events. These companies can also provide you with guides speaking any languages such as Greek, English, German, Spanish or French.

Transfer Vehicle

You can benefit from the vehicles of the companies offering transfer service to the hotels or the city center from the airport. You should remember that if you want to use this service, you should make a reservation.

Weather in Constanta

DayMin - Max
FridayMin 28ºC - Max 32ºC
SaturdayMin 26ºC - Max 30ºC
SundayMin 24ºC - Max 30ºC
MondayMin 24ºC - Max 31ºC
TuesdayMin 25ºC - Max 30ºC

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