Cheap flights from San Diego to Oakland (SAN - OAK)

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The best prices from San Diego to Oakland are usually found in July or April, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to OAK flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
SAN - OAK
Price
$90 - $210
OAK
Temperature
51.8 - 66.2 °F
OAK
Precipitation
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€90

From San Diego to Oakland

One-way from

$57

One-way flight from San Diego to Oakland

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Oakland, California?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Flights from San Diego to Oakland, California lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Diego to Oakland, California in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $96.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Oakland, California (SAN - OAK)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from San Diego to Oakland, California by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Oakland in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SAN to OAK flights for September, October
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$61pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Oct - 4 Oct
$64pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
7 Oct - 9 Oct
$65pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Oakland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from San Diego found for this year
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$61pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Oct - 4 Oct
$64pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
7 Oct - 9 Oct
$65pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from San Diego, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$61pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Oct - 4 Oct
$64pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$66pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Oakland from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Oakland
5:05 am - 11:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 21m
SAN - OAK
Frontier
$57
Kiwi.com
8:51 am - 4:29 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
19h 38m
SAN - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$64
FareScan
2:15 am - 8:26 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 11m
SAN - OAK
Delta
$66
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Oakland

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Oakland?

Booking a flight from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Diego to Oakland. On a typical day, there are 4 flights from San Diego to Oakland, all of which are around 4h 07m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 7 airlines when you book a flight from San Diego to Oakland.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines flying from San Diego to Oakland have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Oakland, California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Diego and Oakland, California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Oakland, California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Oakland, California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Oakland, California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Oakland, California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this San Diego to Oakland, California flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Oakland have been viewed 45 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to Oakland, California round-trip from $61. Spirit Airlines is 63% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $30. Frontier flights start at $44 while deals on Delta start at $66 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from San Diego to Oakland, California check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Oakland, California?

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to Oakland, California is $60. On average you can expect to pay $250. The most popular route, (San Diego - Oakland), can usually be booked for $71.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Oakland from San Diego?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Oakland.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Oakland?

Returning to San Diego from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego 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 San Diego to Oakland.
Average temperature for September in Oakland
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Oakland
0.1 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Oakland

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Oakland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
American Airlines
$57 $345 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$69 $166 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$84 $196 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$90 $283 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$97 $199 No cancel fee 65%
Southwest
$176 $294 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Oakland

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Oakland.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of SAN to OAK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of SAN to OAK departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% of SAN to OAK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of SAN to OAK departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Oakland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Oakland.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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