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)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to SAN flight in 2021: 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
Precipitation
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.
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 in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 12% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

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.

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.

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

The best prices found for OAK to SAN flights for October, November
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$76pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$79pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$81pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Oakland found for this year
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$76pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$77pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$79pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$76pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$82pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$93pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to San Diego from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to San Diego
4:20 am - 2:26 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 06m
OAK - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$73
FareScan
4:20 am - 11:56 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
31h 36m
OAK - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$74
FareScan
3:40 pm - 7:01 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 21m
OAK - SAN
Frontier
$75
JustFly

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 7 different airlines have flights from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) on a regular basis. There are 5 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 3h 33m.

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 $76, but on average you can expect to pay $91.

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.

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.

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 $76. You may be able to fly from Oakland, California to San Diego for 56% 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 $31 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $46 and Delta from $76 one-way.

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.

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 $309, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $54. The most popular route (Oakland - San Diego), is priced around $76.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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.
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

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
Delta
$62 $188 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$67 $343 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$69 $172 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$78 $225 No cancel fee 69%
Allegiant Air
$88 $147 No cancel fee 88%
Spirit Airlines
$102 $223 No cancel fee 65%
Southwest
$164 $264 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of OAK to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of OAK to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of OAK to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% 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
7 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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