Cheap flights from Oakland to Phoenix (OAK - PHX)

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The best prices from Oakland to Phoenix are usually found in July or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Oakland (OAK) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to PHX flight in 2021: compare Oakland to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
OAK - PHX
Price
$151 - $298
PHX
Temperature
68 - 107.6 °F
PHX
Precipitation
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$151

From Oakland to Phoenix

One-way from

$66

One-way flight from Oakland to Phoenix

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 Oakland to Phoenix?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 38% on the overall cost on flights from Oakland to Phoenix.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Oakland to Phoenix?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from Oakland to Phoenix compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 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 $63. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $78.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Oakland to Phoenix?

September can be a great time to fly to Phoenix from Oakland with a flight ticket averaging about $72. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $37. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland to Phoenix (OAK - PHX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Oakland to Phoenix is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Phoenix in August, September 2021

The best prices found for OAK to PHX flights for August, September
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$92pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$97pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$101pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to Phoenix 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Oakland found for this year
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$92pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$97pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$101pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Oakland

Save time with Oakland to Phoenix direct flight deals
2 Sep - 9 Sep
$104pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$108pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$122pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Oakland, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 25 Aug
$125pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$127pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
14 Aug - 19 Aug
$130pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Phoenix from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Phoenix
2:00 am - 8:19 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 19m
OAK - PHX
Delta
$66
Delta
4:13 pm - 5:52 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 39m
OAK - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$71
Kiwi.com
7:17 am - 9:20 am
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 03m
OAK - PHX
Frontier
$75
Hotwire

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Oakland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Phoenix</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Oakland to Phoenix

Are flight prices decreasing from Oakland to Phoenix 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 Oakland and Phoenix 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.

Which airlines flying from Oakland to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, JSX, and Allegiant Air 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.

What airports do I use to fly from Oakland to Phoenix?

You will need to book a flight from Oakland to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl if you want to fly from Oakland to Phoenix. At least 11 different airlines have flights from Oakland (OAK) to Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) on a regular basis. There are 9 flights to Phoenix from the Oakland airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from OAK to PHX to be around 1h 53m.

Can I find flights from Oakland to Phoenix for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland to Phoenix for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $92, but on average you can expect to pay $110.

Are there nonstop flights from Oakland to Phoenix for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Oakland to Phoenix under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Oakland to Phoenix is less than $132.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland to Phoenix for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland to Phoenix within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Oakland to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl was viewed by 89 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Oakland or Phoenix?

Expected rainfall in Oakland is more than in Phoenix. You can expect this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is Oakland weather warmer or cooler than Phoenix?

Expect the weather to be around 108 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Phoenix is generally hotter than in Oakland.

How long is the flight from Oakland to Phoenix?

Departing from Oakland to Phoenix will take you 1h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Oakland to Phoenix round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $92, was found to be the cheapest airline from Oakland to Phoenix. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Spirit Airlines is priced at 59% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Oakland to Phoenix one-way?

$41 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and Delta, with prices starting from $46 and $66, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl within the United States

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

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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl.

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

Returning to Oakland from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

Alternative routes for Oakland to Phoenix

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

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Oakland to Phoenix.
Flight duration
1h 58m
Average temperature for August in Phoenix
105.8 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Phoenix
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing Phoenix

Top 8 airlines flying from Oakland to Phoenix

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to Phoenix 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
Allegiant Air
$88 $169 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$111 $245 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$80 $255 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$83 $260 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$106 $284 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$124 $309 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$140 $317 No cancel fee 63%
JSX
$198 $345 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards Phoenix.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 39% of OAK to PHX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of OAK to PHX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of OAK to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of OAK to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to Phoenix.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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