About the city

Iași is a city located in the northeastern region of Romania. It is the second largest city in the country and is known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and academic excellence. Iași is home to several universities, museums, theaters, and churches, and is considered one of the most important cultural, economic and social centers in Romania. The city also has parks, gardens, and other recreational areas that offer opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation.

Iași, Romania has a rich cultural scene, including theaters, museums, galleries, and music venues. The city is home to several historic and cultural landmarks, including the Palace of Culture, which houses several museums, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Trei Ierarhi Monastery. The city also hosts several cultural events and festivals throughout the year, such as the International Book Fair and the George Enescu International Festival. The local universities also contribute to the cultural scene by hosting events, concerts, and exhibitions. Overall, Iași offers a vibrant cultural atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.


Travel to Iași

Iași is a city in Romania and there are several ways to travel to Iași, including:

  • Flying: The Iași International Airport (IAS) is located a few kilometers from the city center and is served by several domestic and international airlines.

  • Buses: There are several bus companies that operate daily routes to Iași from other cities in Romania and from neighboring countries.

  • Trains: Iași is well connected to the Romanian railway network and trains run regularly from Bucharest and other cities in Romania.

  • Driving: Iași is accessible by car and there are several highways that connect the city to other parts of Romania and to neighboring countries.

Regardless of how you travel to Iași, it is recommended to plan your trip in advance, to book your transportation and accommodations, and to familiarize yourself with the local laws and customs.

Iași Airport

Iasi International Airport (IATA code: IAS) serves the city of Iasi and the surrounding regions, offering multiple direct flights to Europe and beyond. The airport has a 2,400 m long flexible runway and three terminals (T2, T3, T4) with several facilities including restaurants, shops and car rental services.

The opening of the new terminal marks an important stage in the development of Iasi Airport, the main airport in the N-E region. From March 31, with its new modern infrastructure and inspirational identity, Iași Airport is preparing for an extensive transformation. Terminal T4 has an area of over 31 thousand square meters, three levels and a minimum processing capacity of 3.5 million passengers annually, making it the second largest terminal in the country. The new terminal is equipped with modern equipment, offers high-quality services and first-class facilities. It has 20 check-in desks, 12 self-check-in systems, 14 boarding gates, six security filters, three aerobridges, a VIP and a business lounge, spaces for commercial activities, relaxation spaces, children's play etc. 


Iași Airport is the first and only airport in Romania, which went through an extensive #rebranding process. This process represented a transformative journey that combined strategic perspectives with artistic sensibility, shaping a future-oriented visual identity. From Iași Airport you can fly to 25 destinations, on direct routes operated by five airlines.  These are: Istanbul, Berlin, Dortmund, Memmingen, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris (Beauvais), Brussels (Charleroi), London (Luton), Liverpool, Dublin, Basel, Copenhagen, Billund, Eindhoven, Vienna, Rome ( Fiumicino), Milan (Bergamo), Venice (Treviso), Bologna, Turin, Catania, Tel Aviv, Larnaca, Bucharest (Otopeni).