The cheapest times to fly from OTP to OAK are

  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
  • December 24th to May 6th (except the weeks of January 1st and April 23rd)

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 OAK is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1653 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $675 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Bucharest (OTP) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $827 to $1309 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $739. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $651 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $941 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTP to OAK flight.

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

OTP to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OTP to OAK flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Bucharest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $125 (11%) 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 $953. Return trip prices are from the OAK to OTP 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 OTP to OAK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 32 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 OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 7.71% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See OTP to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 1.97% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See OTP to SJC flights


Flight Hacking OTP to OAK

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 OAK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (OTP > CDG > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $328 (34.82%)

See OTP to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (OTP > OSL > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $325 (34.5%)

See OTP to CDG flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (OTP > CPH > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $278 (29.56%)

See OTP to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Qatar Airways, TAROM, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Henri Coanda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6416 miles or 10326 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTP to OAK flight is about 12 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Bucharest and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from OTP to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code OAK
Destination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2


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