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Flights from San Diego to Oakland, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:09 -04:00

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San Diego to Oakland Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:09 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Diego to Oakland. Alaska & Spirit frequently offer the best deals on San Diego to Oakland flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SANOAK
Tue 10/25
nonstop
OAKSAN
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$117
Select
Alaska
SANOAK
Tue 10/25
nonstop
OAKSAN
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$117
Select
Alaska
SANOAK
Tue 11/1
nonstop
OAKSAN
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
SANOAK
Tue 10/18
1 stop
OAKSAN
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$134
Select
Spirit
SANOAK
Tue 10/25
1 stop
OAKSAN
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$134
Select
Spirit
SANOAK
Wed 10/26
1 stop
OAKSAN
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$134
Select
Spirit
SANOAK
Wed 10/26
1 stop
OAKSAN
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$134
Select
Spirit
SANOAK
Wed 11/2
1 stop
OAKSAN
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$134
Select
American
SANOAK
Wed 11/2
2 stops
OAKSAN
Wed 11/9
2 stops
$172
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Oakland?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Oakland, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $164.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Diego to Oakland?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Diego to Oakland based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Diego to Oakland?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Diego to Oakland.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $368 $244
7-14 days $245 $144
14-21 days $205 $134
21-30 days $117 $134
30-60 days $117 $134
60-90 days $0 $199
90+ days $0 $184

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Oakland

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Oakland is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$179 $117 $134 $134 $205 $144 $229

Compare Flight Prices from San Diego to Oakland by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Diego to Oakland flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Diego Oakland Alaska 10/25/16 10/26/16 0 $117
November San Diego Oakland Alaska 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $117
December San Diego Oakland American 12/3/16 12/6/16 1 $199
January San Diego Oakland American 1/25/17 1/29/17 1 $228
February San Diego Oakland American 2/3/17 2/4/17 1 $205
April San Diego Oakland Spirit 4/30/17 5/3/17 1 $214
May San Diego Oakland Spirit 5/1/17 5/3/17 1 $184

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Oakland

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Diego to Oakland. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$214
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$214 $144
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$144 $169
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$169 $204
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$204 $134
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$134

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Oakland

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 San Diego to Oakland is $199.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to Oakland is $199.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Diego to Oakland - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Southwest 11 11 11 11 11 9 9 06:45 21:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego to Oakland

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 San Diego 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 San Diego to Oakland is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Oakland is $180.

San Diego to Oakland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Diego to Oakland?
Answer: The average San Diego to Oakland flight time is an hour and 26 minutes.
Question: How far is Oakland from San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Oakland is 446 miles (717 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Oakland?
Answer: There are 72 direct flights from San Diego to Oakland.
Question: What are the most popular San Diego airlines for direct flights from San Diego to Oakland?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Oakland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Oakland?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Diego flying to Oakland Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:09 -04:00Number of routes searched: 103Number of itineraries searched: 131,891

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Diego to Oakland? We've gathered the average price of San Diego airlines with flights to Oakland. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Diego to Oakland
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alaska -
Spirit -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American DFW
American LAX
American ORD
American SLC
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SLC
Alaska BOI
JetBlue JFK
Delta LAX
Delta SLC
Delta SEA
Delta LAS
Hawaiian HNL
Spirit DFW
Spirit LAS
United LAX
United ORD

San Diego to Oakland Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego and Oakland. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $135
Flights from San Diego to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta $117

Cheap Domestic Flights to Oakland - OAK

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $116
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland JetBlue $97
Flights from Santa Ana to OaklandCheck Dates
Flights from Burbank to OaklandCheck Dates
Flights from Ontario to OaklandCheck Dates
Flights from Santa Barbara to OaklandCheck Dates
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco United $117
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, Hawaiian $97
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose American, Delta $127
Flights from Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $217
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco United $117
Flights from Ontario to San Francisco United $127
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco United $302
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $75
Flights from Palomar to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Flights from Yuma to San Francisco American $176
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $151
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose Alaska $127
Flights from Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $265
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $197
Flights from Burbank to San Jose Alaska $273
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose JetBlue $97
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey Alaska, United $185
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, United $127
Flights from Ontario to San JoseCheck Dates
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Oakland