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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland, CA, United States - LAX to OAK

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Oakland

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $135
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $135
May 24, 2016 May 29, 2016 $135
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $135
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $135
Boutique Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 14, 2016 $125
May 16, 2016 May 18, 2016 $125
May 24, 2016 May 31, 2016 $125
May 26, 2016 May 31, 2016 $125
May 31, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $125
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $80
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $80
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $80
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $135
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $135
May 24, 2016 May 31, 2016 $135
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $135
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $135

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Oakland (LAX to OAK)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Oakland, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $91.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Oakland (LAX to OAK)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Los Angeles to Oakland

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Los Angeles to Oakland should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $159 $205
7-14 days $99 $125
14-21 days $80 $125
21-30 days $81 $125
30-60 days $80 $125
60-90 days $177 $250
90+ days $154 $173

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Oakland

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$99 $80 $80 $99 $104 $81 $99

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Oakland

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 5/17/16 5/24/16 0 $80
June Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 6/8/16 6/15/16 0 $80
July Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 7/2/16 7/3/16 0 $177
August Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 8/23/16 8/25/16 0 $154
September Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 9/26/16 9/30/16 0 $155
October Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 10/6/16 10/9/16 0 $157
November Los Angeles Oakland Spirit 11/5/16 11/7/16 0 $157
December Los Angeles Oakland American 12/23/16 12/27/16 1 $271

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles to Oakland

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$197
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$197 $137
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$137 $81
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$81 $109
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$109 $99
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$99

TIPSave $21 by flying into Merced instead of Oakland from Los Angeles

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland (LAX to OAK)

Your Los Angeles to Oakland flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Los Angeles to Oakland is $188.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Oakland is $117.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Oakland
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 08:00 21:30
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 19:12

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland (LAX to OAK)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Los Angeles to Oakland. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Los Angeles to Oakland is $59.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Oakland is $119.

Los Angeles to Oakland Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Oakland?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Oakland flight time is an hour and 21 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Oakland?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Oakland is 337 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Oakland?
Answer: There are 47 direct flights from Los Angeles to Oakland.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Oakland?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 70% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Oakland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Oakland?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Oakland (LAX to OAK)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Oakland with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Los Angeles to Oakland
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Boutique MCE X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Los Angeles and Oakland, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $129
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $135
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $151
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $210

Cheap International Flights to Oakland - OAK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to Oakland American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $788
Tijuana to San Francisco American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America $452
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland, CA, United States, from $80 Round trip from LAX to OAK