The cheapest times to fly from OTP to SGF are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • October 15th 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 SGF is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1283 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $794 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Bucharest (OTP) to Springfield, MO (SGF) 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 mid February with an average ticket price of $812. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1255. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $443 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $911 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OTP to SGF flight.

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

OTP to SGF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OTP to SGF 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 $0.1, 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 Springfield, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bucharest. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (8%) 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 $897. Return trip prices are from the SGF 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 SGF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 8 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 SGF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Columbia Regional Airport (COU) in Columbia, MO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 3.40% less expensive than SGF
  • 2-layover flights available

See OTP to COU flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 2.96% less expensive than SGF
  • 2-layover flights available

See OTP to XNA flights


Flight Hacking OTP to SGF

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 SGF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Budapest (OTP > BUD > SGF)

  • Price for both tickets: $814
  • Average savings: $98 (10.7%)

See OTP to ZAG flights

Hack #2: Zagreb (OTP > ZAG > SGF)

  • Price for both tickets: $836
  • Average savings: $75 (8.23%)

See OTP to BUD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $45 (4.94%)

See OTP to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Springfield-Branson National Airport to Henri Coanda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5638 miles or 9073 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OTP to SGF flight is about 11 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Bucharest and Springfield, MO?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOTP
Origination airport nameHenri Coanda Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSGF
Destination airport nameSpringfield-Branson National Airport
CitySpringfield, MO
Countrythe United States


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