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Flights to Oakland in 2021

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, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$127Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$76From Las Vegas McCarran to Oakland
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas to Oakland

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Oakland right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Oakland along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are looking to book a trip to Oakland and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Oakland flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Oakland found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$237
February
$244
March
$262
April
$260
May
$257
June
$287
July
$299
August
$271
September
$263
October
$263
November
$257
December
$282
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Oakland is January. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Oakland?

Average San Francisco flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - SFO
Price
$237 - $373
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.72 inches
The best time to fly to Oakland is during January, but great deals can be found at other times. September tends to be the warmest period in Oakland so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

Booking 35 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 Friday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Oakland?

At the moment, flights at noon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Oakland trip. A flight in the evening 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.

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Oakland 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. 

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Best Time to Fly to Oakland

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.

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Getting around Oakland

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.  

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Oakland 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.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Oakland?

Oakland (OAK), located 7.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Oakland.

How popular are flights to Oakland, California this year?

This year has seen a 55% decrease in flight searches for Oakland, California.

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