Cheap flights from Buffalo to Oakland (BUF - OAK)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to OAK flight in 2021: compare Buffalo to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Buffalo to Oakland, California?

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 Oakland, California. Flights to Oakland, California from Buffalo in August are about $337 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $159.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Oakland, California (BUF - OAK)?

It’s optimal to fly from Buffalo to Oakland, California in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 51% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 46 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Buffalo to Oakland, California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $398, or $549 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Buffalo to Oakland, California are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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 Oakland, California.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Oakland in December, January 2022

The best prices found for BUF to OAK flights for December, January
15 Jan - 19 Jan
$220pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$326pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$334pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Oakland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from Buffalo found for this year
24 Dec - 5 Jan
$386pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$401pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
24 Dec - 5 Jan
$443pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from Buffalo, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$657pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
15 Dec - 16 Dec
$702pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$703pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to Oakland from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Oakland
5:03 am - 2:28 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 25m
BUF - OAK
Multiple Airlines
$515
Kiwi.com
12:42 pm - 2:43 am
Frontier
2 Stops
17h 01m
BUF - OAK
Frontier
$527
Kiwi.com
8:25 am - 6:59 pm
Delta
2 Stops
13h 34m
BUF - OAK
Delta
$548
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Oakland

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Buffalo to Oakland have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and JetBlue are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Oakland, California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Oakland, California for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $220, but on average you can expect to pay $437.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Oakland, California for under $700?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Buffalo to Oakland, California within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Buffalo to Oakland, California round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Buffalo to Oakland, California is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $220 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $357. Users have found that Frontier is 56% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Buffalo to Oakland, California.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Buffalo to Oakland, California? While on average our users pay $533, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $153. The most popular route (Buffalo - Oakland), is priced around $371.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Oakland.

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

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

Returning to Buffalo from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo to Oakland

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

Destination information for Oakland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to Oakland.
Average temperature for December in Oakland
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Oakland
4.7 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Oakland

Top 3 airlines flying from Buffalo to Oakland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo to Oakland 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
JetBlue
$152 $402 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$280 $468 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$305 $503 No cancel fee 71%
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