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

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The best prices from Oakland to San Diego are usually found in July or June, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

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

OAK - SAN
Price
$138 - $234
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$138

From Oakland to San Diego

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Oakland to San Diego

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 San Diego?

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

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Oakland to San Diego at least 17 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Oakland to San Diego for as little as $73 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $98 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Oakland average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Oakland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Oakland to San Diego in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 12% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Oakland to San Diego in February, March 2021

9 Mar - 17 Mar
$70pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
1 Mar - 31 Mar
$92pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
19 Mar - 24 Mar
$94pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to San Diego 2021 flight deals

9 Mar - 17 Mar
$70pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
9 Apr - 12 Apr
$87pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
1 Mar - 31 Mar
$92pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to San Diego

4 Mar - 6 Mar
$70pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
3 Mar - 8 Mar
$94pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$96pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to San Diego from Oakland

1:05 pm - 7:30 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 25m
OAK - SAN
Delta
$69
Delta
9:59 am - 4:50 am
Frontier
2 Stops
18h 51m
OAK - SAN
Frontier
$81
Gotogate
7:30 am - 12:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
4h 43m
OAK - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$89
Spirit

Related info for your journey

Flight FAQs

From Oakland to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Oakland to San Diego 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 San Diego 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Oakland to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Oakland to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

Are there nonstop flights from Oakland to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Oakland to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Oakland to San Diego?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 382 users have taken a look at flights from Oakland to San Diego.

Does it rain more in Oakland or San Diego?

Oakland will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to San Diego over the next 15 days.

Is Oakland weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 81 °F range in August. The weather in San Diego is generally hotter than Oakland's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Oakland to San Diego?

Departing from Oakland to San Diego will take you 4h 43m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Frontier, at $70, was found to be the cheapest airline from Oakland to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. These flights start at 59% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$39 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $56 and $69, respectively.

Alternative routes for Oakland to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Average temperature for February in San Diego
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in San Diego
2.8 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Oakland to San Diego

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Allegiant Air
$88 $147 No cancel fee 88%
Alaska Airlines
$69 $172 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$62 $188 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$102 $223 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$78 $225 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$164 $264 No cancel fee 63%
American Airlines
$67 $343 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to San Diego

Morning 6 AM to noon 59% of OAK to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of OAK to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of OAK to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OAK to SAN departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to San Diego
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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