Cheap flights from Oakland to Washington (OAK - WAS)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Oakland (OAK) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to WAS flight in 2021: compare Oakland to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
OAK - WAS
Price
$156 - $479
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 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

Round-trip from

$156

From Oakland to Washington

One-way from

$141

One-way flight from Oakland to Washington

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 Washington?

Flights from Oakland to Washington are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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 Washington.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 14% 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 43 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 to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $262, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Oakland to Washington lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Oakland to Washington in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland to Washington (OAK - WAS)?

When flying from Oakland to Washington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 29% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for OAK to WAS flights for June, July
12 Jul - 20 Jul
$220pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$234pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
20 Jul - 10 Aug
$236pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

Oakland to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Oakland found for this year
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$123pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$135pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$139pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Oakland, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 14 Jul
$324pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
24 Jun - 15 Jul
$340pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
24 Jun - 14 Jul
$342pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Washington from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Washington
4:26 pm - 5:59 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 33m
OAK - DCA
Frontier
$141
Kiwi.com
5:17 am - 7:14 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 57m
OAK - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$146
FareScan
4:46 am - 10:20 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 34m
OAK - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$148
AirfareAssist

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Oakland to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Oakland to Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Oakland to Washington 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 Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Oakland to Washington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American 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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Oakland to Washington?

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

Can I find flights from Oakland to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $183.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Oakland to Washington, 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 Washington for under $400?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Oakland to Washington?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

Is Oakland weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °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 Washington is generally hotter than in Oakland.

How long is the flight from Oakland to Washington?

Departing from Oakland to Washington will take you 7h. 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 Washington round-trip?

Currently priced at $123, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Oakland to Washington and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $177. Spirit Airlines is 66% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $72. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Frontier is another option, for $89.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Oakland to Washington.
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Oakland

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Oakland to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to Washington 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
$130 $289 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$162 $346 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$148 $347 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$175 $412 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$136 $453 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$188 $477 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$167 $514 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Oakland to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Oakland towards Washington.
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Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OAK to WAS departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Oakland to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Oakland to Washington.
Sunday
0 flights
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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