The cheapest times to fly from CLT to OTP are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the week of October 1st)

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 CLT to OTP is late October. Prices can be as high as $1610 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $715 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Bucharest

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Bucharest (OTP) will usually cost between $789 to $1423 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $795. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $705 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1019 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to OTP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLT to OTP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CLT to OTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to OTP flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OTP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bucharest, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $997. Return trip prices are from the OTP to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLT to OTP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CLT to OTP

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 CLT to OTP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CLT > JFK > OTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $166 (16.24%)

See CLT to JFK flights

Hack #2: Dublin (CLT > DUB > OTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $162 (15.9%)

See CLT to DUB flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CLT > LGA > OTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $858
  • Average savings: $161 (15.8%)

See CLT to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to OTP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Henri Coanda Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5282 miles or 8501 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CLT to OTP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to OTP flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Bucharest?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from CLT to OTP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeOTP
Destination airport nameHenri Coanda Airport


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