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The cheapest times to fly from OTP to SAN are

  • January 8th to April 15th
  • April 30th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 23rd (except the week of 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 SAN is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1431 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $812 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Bucharest (OTP) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $822 to $1306 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $840. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1365. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $525 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $917 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTP to SAN flight.

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

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OTP to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OTP to SAN 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into OTP. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bucharest. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $107 (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 $920. Return trip prices are from the SAN to OTP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OTP to SAN 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 54 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 SAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 33.59% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OTP to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 8.72% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OTP to LGB flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 6.65% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OTP to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 6.00% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OTP to BUR flights

 

Flight Hacking OTP to SAN

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 SAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (OTP > AMS > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $235 (25.63%)

See OTP to OSL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $214 (23.28%)

See OTP to AMS flights

Hack #3: Zurich (OTP > ZRH > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $706
  • Average savings: $212 (23.06%)

See OTP to ZRH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6617 miles or 10649 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTP to SAN flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Bucharest and San Diego, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from OTP to SAN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeOTP
Origination airport nameHenri Coanda Airport
CityBucharest
CountryRomania
Latitude44.6
Longitude26.1

Return Airport

Destination codeSAN
Destination airport nameSan Diego International Airport
CitySan Diego, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude32.7
Longitude-117.2

 

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