Cheap flights from Oakland to Houston (OAK - IAH)

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The best prices from Oakland to Houston are usually found in July or August, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Oakland (OAK) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to IAH flight in 2022: compare Oakland to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
OAK - IAH
Price
$127 - $375
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Average price

$196

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$127

From Oakland to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland, California to Houston (OAK - IAH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Oakland, California to Houston in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Oakland, California to Houston?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Oakland, California in August are about $369 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $99.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Oakland, California to Houston?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Oakland, California to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $362. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $416.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Oakland, California to Houston?

Flights from Oakland, California to Houston are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for OAK to IAH flights for May, June
1 Jun - 4 Jun
$229pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
15 Jun - 21 Jun
$250pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$264pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Oakland found for this year
15 Aug - 23 Aug
$182pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
15 Aug - 23 Aug
$195pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$215pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to Houston from Oakland

Save time with Oakland to Houston direct flight deals
15 Aug - 23 Aug
$182pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
15 Aug - 23 Aug
$195pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$215pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Oakland, departing today and this week
28 May - 4 Jun
$269pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
24 May - 7 Jun
$270pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
29 May - 4 Jun
$278pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Houston from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Houston
7:02 am - 12:34 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
27h 32m
OAK - IAH
Frontier
$163
Kiwi.com
6:05 am - 8:06 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 01m
OAK - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$167
lastminute.com
6:01 am - 2:04 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 03m
OAK - IAH
Delta
$168
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Oakland to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from Oakland to Houston?

Oakland (OAK) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Oakland to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to Houston from Oakland; the airport handles an average of 2 outbound flights to Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights from the Oakland airport to Houston. It is only a 7.0 mi journey to Oakland (OAK) from Oakland’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Oakland to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Oakland, California to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $182, but on average you can expect to pay $230.

Are there nonstop flights from Oakland, California to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Oakland, California to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Oakland, California to Houston is less than $238.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Houston for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland, California to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Oakland, California to Houston flight route?

Flights from Oakland to Houston have been viewed 103 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Oakland, California to Houston round-trip?

Currently priced at $182, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Oakland, California to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is 21% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Oakland, California to Houston one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $109. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Oakland, California to Houston for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Oakland, California to Houston?

When booking a flight from Oakland, California to Houston, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Oakland, California to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $50. While the most popular route (Oakland - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $229 on average our data indicates $249 when flying from Oakland, California to Houston.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Oakland?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Houston within the United States

Most visitors from Oakland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to Oakland from Houston?

Returning to Oakland from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Oakland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

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Alternative routes for Oakland to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Oakland to Houston.
Flight duration from OAK to Houston
3h 53m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from Oakland to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to Houston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$62 $175 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$82 $218 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$131 $424 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$137 $355 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$206 $416 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$224 $355 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of OAK to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of OAK to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of OAK to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OAK to IAH departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to Houston.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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