The cheapest times to fly from LHR to OTP are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 24th to October 14th
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 LHR to OTP is late January. Prices can be as high as $269 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $106 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Bucharest

Flying from London (LHR) to Bucharest (OTP) will usually cost between $107 to $216 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $116. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $245. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $160 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to OTP flight.

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

LHR to OTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to OTP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $33 (18%) 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 $145. Return trip prices are from the OTP to LHR 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 LHR to OTP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air France, Air Italy, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Croatia, El Al, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Henri Coanda Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1307 miles or 2103 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to OTP flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Bucharest?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from LHR to OTP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

Return Airport

Destination code OTP
Destination airport name Henri Coanda Airport
City Bucharest
Country Romania
Latitude 44.6
Longitude 26.1


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