The cheapest times to fly from OTP to JFK are
- January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
- May 14th to June 17th
- October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 22nd)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from OTP to JFK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $879 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $452 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Bucharest (OTP) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $480 to $819 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $355 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $566 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTP to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OTP to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the OTP to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bucharest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into OTP. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (5%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $591. Return trip prices are from the JFK to OTP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from OTP to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from OTP to JFK while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
- Usually 12.19% less expensive than JFK
- 1-layover flights available
- 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
- Usually 10.51% less expensive than JFK
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking OTP to JFK
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from OTP to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $452
- Average savings: $114 (20.14%)
- Price for both tickets: $476
- Average savings: $90 (15.9%)
- Price for both tickets: $486
- Average savings: $80 (14.13%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from OTP to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Air Italy, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Henri Coanda Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4741 miles or 7630 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from OTP to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTP to JFK flight is about 9 hour 31 minutes.
How many flights go between Bucharest and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from OTP to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Henri Coanda Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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