Romania vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Have you booked a flight to Romania? Our travel advice tells you how to best prepare for your trip. It is important to know that vaccinations are recommended when you visit Romania. Which specific vaccinations you require, is dependent on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country.

Romania borders the Black Sea and the countries Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine and Moldovia. The largest part of Romania has a temperate continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. The coastal regions have a maritime climate. The winters in these regions are slightly milder. Romania offers plenty of unspoilt nature and a great diversity of landscapes. The country features fabulous beaches on the Black Sea, rugged mountain scenery in the Carpathians and vast wetlands in the east. Romania is home to the largest populations of wolves, lynxes and bears in Europe. The capital of Bucharest is rather different from the rest of the country. This elegant city – in the interwar period also referred to as ‘Little Paris’ – houses many historic buildings. The city has known rough times, but managed to retain much of its elegance and appeal. Regardless of your holiday plans for Romania, please be aware diseases to which you are not resistant. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses gladly tell you what vaccinations you require for Romania and provide advice on what else you can do to reduce health risks. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.

Romania vaccinations: the most common risks

In Romania, you run the risk of catching diseases to which you might not be resistant. Vaccines can protect you against these. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Romania and read which specific vaccinations you require.


Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.


Mumps, Measles and Rubella (MMR) vaccination (BMR vaccination in Dutch) is recommended for travelers to this country who are not protected against measles yet. This includes children from 6 months and up who have not yet received their childhood MMR immunization.


Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.

Tick-Borne Encephalitis

In this country Tick-borne encephalitisis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.


Vaccination against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.

A healthy trip to Romania: prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Romania as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Romania? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Romania vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Romania? Please feel free to contact us and send an email to You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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