Cheap flights to Oakland, CA

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Flights to Oakland, CA in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$277Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$180From New York to San Francisco
One-way from$84One-way flight from New York to Oakland (OAK)

Cheap flights to Oakland, CA in January, February 2023

The best prices found for SFO flights for January, February
Feb 6 - Feb 16
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

13h 42m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 49m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 14 - Feb 27
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

12h 21m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 49m
$170

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Feb 21 - Feb 28
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

33h 20m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

17h 14m
$171

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Oakland, CA 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland, CA found for this year
Feb 6 - Feb 16
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

13h 42m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 49m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 14 - Feb 27
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

12h 21m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 49m
$170

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Feb 21 - Feb 28
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

33h 20m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

17h 14m
$171

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Last minute flights to Oakland, CA

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland, CA, departing today and this week
Feb 6 - Feb 16
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

13h 42m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 49m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 6 - Feb 28
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

19h 00m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

17h 14m
$179

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/30

Feb 6 - Feb 8
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

13h 42m
OAK

Oakland

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 48m
$180

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to Oakland, CA

The cheapest one-way flights to Oakland, CA
Feb 28
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

33h 20m
$84

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Feb 14
EWR

Newark

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

12h 21m
$86

Spirit Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7
LGA

New York LaGuardia

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

37h 14m
$87

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Oakland

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
714 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

What is the cheapest month to fly to Oakland?

The cheapest ticket to Oakland, CA found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$165

February

$171

March

$217

April

$231

May

$233

June

$376

July

$329

August

$212

September

$203

October

$217

November

$228

December

$207

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Oakland. Flying to Oakland in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Oakland, CA?

Average Oakland, CA flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - SFO

Price

$247 - $502

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Oakland?

Booking 23 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Oakland. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Oakland?

The cheapest day to fly to Oakland is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Oakland?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Oakland trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

Located only a few miles from the San Francisco border, Oakland is one of the most famous sister-cities in California. However close to San Francisco it may be in miles, Oakland is far from the eccentricity of its neighboring bay city. Oakland is one of the busiest industrial ports on the West Coast and while its working-class personality remains the heartbeat of the city, “Oak-town” welcomes a slew of visitors every year who enjoy taking part in the simpler Californian lifestyle.

Book flights to Oakland during sports season and catch the MLB’s Oakland Athletics or the NFL’s Oakland Raiders in action at the Oakland Coliseum. Outdoorsy travelers will enjoy a sailboat ride along Lake Merritt or a stroll through one of the many outdoor festivals that Oakland puts on every summer. Don’t dismiss Oakland as second-rate city just because it’s neighboring San Francisco is a mecca for entertainment – Oakland has some of the best shows, theaters, and museums California has to offer.

Oakland, CA climate

The Oakland weather is cool to mild throughout the year, with foggy summers and wet winters. Summers in Oakland (between June and September) are cooler than other parts of inland California and winters (December to February) are mild during the day, with temperatures seldom dropping below 50 degrees. 

Best Time to Fly to Oakland, CA

Peak Season

Peak season is normally dictated by school vacations and family travel plans around the holidays. Flights to Oakland are packed in the summer time and most major attractions are full with tourists. Christmas season and the New Year are also peak times to travel to Oakland.

Off Season

Oakland sees a dip in tourists between September and June when school is in session. However, this is also a good time to book cheap flights to Oakland if you want to avoid crowds.

Getting around Oakland, CA

You can get to and from San Francisco to Oakland on the city’s BART system. It has one of the longest underwater transit tunnels in the world, taking you under the bay to San Francisco city. Fares are reasonable and children at the age of four and under ride for free. The trains run all week long, but times vary on the weekends, so check one of the schedules posted around the city.  

Oakland, CA Travel Information

  • If you want tickets to a baseball game, go online and buy your Oakland A’s seats ahead of time. The regular baseball season runs from March to September.
  • Take a trip to the Oakland Museum of California and get a history lesson like you’ve never experienced. Learn about the state and its people, history, culture, geology, art, environment, and ecology. The museum features exhibitions of works by California artists, collections of historic artifacts and historic re-creations of California’s major movements including the 2006 earthquake and a tribute to baseball, which showcases artifacts and photos from America’s favorite pastime.

Oakland, CA airport overview

Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 4.6 miles (7.4km) from the city center of Oakland, California, and one of three airports serving the San Francisco Bay area.

Although not as popular with tourists as nearby San Francisco or San Juan, oak tree-lined Oakland has an interesting and diverse mix of cultures, with more than 100 languages spoken throughout its suburbs.

Popular with low-cost carriers, the airport saw a boom at the end of the last decade and is currently undergoing a much needed multi-million dollar upgrade to its two terminals. There are flights to Oakland International Airport mainly from destinations across the US. The busiest routes are those to major Californian cities as well as Phoenix, Las Vegas, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Portland. Terminal 2 is used exclusively by Southwest Airlines, with Terminal 1 used by all other carriers.

How popular are flights to Oakland (OAK) this year?

Oakland has seen a 39% increase in demand for flights to the city compared to last year.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Oakland?

Booking a flight to Oakland (OAK) is your only option if you intend on flying to Oakland. It is only a 7.0 mi journey from Oakland to Oakland’s city center.

Other local departures to Oakland from the United States

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First Classfrom $119/person
Business Classfrom $209/person
Prem Economyfrom $120/person
Economyfrom $19/person

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