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 Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to SAN flight in 2022: compare Oakland to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
OAK - SAN
Price
$138 - $234
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 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

$73

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 86% 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 30 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 Oakland, California to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $205, or $303 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Oakland, California to San Diego. 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 San Diego.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Oakland, California. Users have commonly found prices around $161 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Oakland, California to San Diego at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 31% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Oakland to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for OAK to SAN flights for May, June
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
6 Jun - 7 Jun
$61pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$62pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Oakland found for this year
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
6 Jun - 7 Jun
$61pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$62pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Oakland

Save time with Oakland to San Diego direct flight deals
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
6 Jun - 7 Jun
$61pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$62pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Oakland, departing today and this week
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$73pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
30 May - 2 Jun
$85pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
31 May - 31 May
$86pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to San Diego from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to San Diego
10:32 am - 9:57 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 25m
OAK - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$73
Gotogate
7:25 am - 11:13 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 48m
OAK - SAN
Delta
$78
Delta
5:10 pm - 4:23 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 13m
OAK - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$82
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Oakland to San Diego

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

You will need to book a flight from Oakland to San Diego if you want to fly from Oakland to San Diego. At least 9 different airlines have flights from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) on a regular basis. There are 7 flights to San Diego 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 SAN to be around 1h 20m.

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, California to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $81.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Oakland, California to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Oakland, California to San Diego is less than $88.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

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

This flight path from Oakland to San Diego was viewed by 77 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Oakland, California to San Diego on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Oakland, California to San Diego a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Oakland, California to San Diego?

A quick flight from Oakland, California to San Diego can take about 1h 33m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $54. Oakland, California and San Diego are separated by a distance of 449 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $54. You may be able to fly from Oakland, California to San Diego for 69% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $30 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $57 and Delta from $78 one-way.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Oakland, California to San Diego? While on average our users pay $423, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $22. The most popular route (Oakland - San Diego), is priced around $62.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Oakland from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Oakland.

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

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Alternative routes for Oakland to San Diego

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

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Oakland to San Diego.
Flight duration from OAK to SAN
1h 30m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Oakland to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to San Diego 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $18 No cancel fee 66%

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

American Airlines
$67 $343 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$72 $157 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$87 $156 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$115 $254 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$133 $253 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$164 $361 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of OAK to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of OAK to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 21% of OAK to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of OAK to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to San Diego.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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