The cheapest times to fly from OTP to RST are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • October 15th to December 23rd (except the weeks of November 26th and December 10th)

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 RST is late March. Prices can be as high as $3783 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $796 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Bucharest (OTP) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $796 to $1255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $813. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $465 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $869 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTP to RST flight.

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

OTP to RST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OTP to RST flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Bucharest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Rochester, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bucharest. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (9%) 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 $893. Return trip prices are from the RST 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 RST can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OTP to RST

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 RST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (OTP > EWR > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $104 (11.91%)

See OTP to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (OTP > LGA > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $85 (9.78%)

See OTP to EWR flights

Hack #3: Belgrade (OTP > BEG > RST)

  • Price for both tickets: $827
  • Average savings: $42 (4.83%)

See OTP to BEG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5253 miles or 8454 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTP to RST flight is about 10 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Bucharest and Rochester, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from OTP to RST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOTP
Origination airport nameHenri Coanda Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeRST
Destination airport nameRochester International Airport
CityRochester, MN
Countrythe United States


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