Cheap flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C. (OAK - WAS)

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The best prices from Oakland to Washington, D.C. are usually found in August or July, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Oakland (OAK) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to WAS flight in 2022: compare Oakland to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
OAK - WAS
Price
$156 - $479
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 58% potential price drop

Average price

$392

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$156

From Oakland to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

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, California to Washington, D.C.?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 77%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C.?

Users have found that booking a flight from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. at least 29 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 29 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. for as little as $410 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 $442 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C.?

August can be a great time to fly to Washington, D.C. from Oakland, California with a flight ticket averaging about $383. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $148. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. (OAK - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for OAK to WAS flights for May, June
22 Jun - 27 Jun
$386pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
2 Jun - 5 Jun
$392pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
22 Jun - 27 Jun
$393pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Oakland found for this year
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$296pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
12 Sep - 14 Sep
$303pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
16 Aug - 30 Aug
$309pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Oakland, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 5 Jun
$392pp
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
2 Jun - 5 Jun
$397pp
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
1 Jun - 4 Jun
$411pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C.
3:07 pm - 4:38 am
Delta
2 Stops
10h 31m
OAK - DCA
Delta
$191
Delta
3:39 pm - 8:24 am
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 45m
OAK - DCA
Frontier
$200
Kiwi.com
2:05 am - 7:09 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 04m
OAK - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$204
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Oakland to Washington, D.C.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C.?

Most people fly from Oakland (OAK) if they book a flight from Oakland to Washington, D.C.. On average, Oakland has 0 outbound flights to Washington, D.C. per day from 8 airlines. Oakland is conveniently located just 7.0 mi from Oakland’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Oakland to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Oakland to Washington, D.C. that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $296, but on average you can expect to pay $335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

Currently priced at $296, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Delta for as low as $330. Spirit Airlines is priced at 20% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $109. Users have also found prices from $163 and $175 on Delta and Frontier, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C.?

The most popular route from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. is Oakland - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl. You may also consider Oakland - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National or Oakland - Baltimore/Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C.?

While on average a flight from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C. is generally $1,147, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,147. When looking at the most popular route, (Oakland - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay $376 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C.?

Alaska Airlines, Delta and Spirit Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Oakland, California to Washington, D.C..

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from Oakland?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

Most visitors from Oakland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington, D.C..

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 Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to Oakland from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to Oakland from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Oakland to Washington, D.C..
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Oakland to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to Washington, D.C. 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
Frontier
$124 $438 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$147 $633 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$162 $346 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$193 $498 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$222 $554 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards Washington, D.C..
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of OAK to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of OAK to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of OAK to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OAK to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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