Cheap flights to Oakland

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Flights to Oakland in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$1,312Average for return flights in November 2021
Return from$1,284From Auckland Intl to San Francisco

Cheap flights to Oakland in November, December 2021

The best prices found for SFO flights for November, December
15 Dec - 30 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

19h 52m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
$2,498

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

29 Nov - 6 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

50h 12m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

67h 32m
$3,118

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

7 Dec - 14 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

48h 49m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

56h 47m
$3,290

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

Oakland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland found for this year
15 Dec - 30 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

19h 52m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

33h 50m
$2,498

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

29 Nov - 6 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

50h 12m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

67h 32m
$3,118

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

7 Dec - 14 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

48h 49m
OAK

Oakland

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

56h 47m
$3,290

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

Can I fly to Oakland from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Oakland

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Oakland.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Oakland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Oakland?

Returning to New Zealand from Oakland

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 New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

When is the best time to fly to Oakland?

Average Oakland flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

AKL - SFO

Price

$715 - $2,271

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 112 mm

Flying to Oakland in June is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Oakland, the warmest period tends to be September, with the wettest being January.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Oakland?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Oakland. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

How long is the flight to Oakland?

You can get Oakland flight deals with departures from at least four New Zealand airports. Wellington Airport (WLG), Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Auckland International Airport (AKL) head the list but service is also possible from Dunedin Airport (DUD) if it’s a closer location. Flights to Oakland also include area airports, such as San Francisco Airport (SFO) and San Jose International Airport (SJC), offering you greater flexibility and convenience. You should expect journey times between 27h 15min – 63h for these transpacific flights.

Are there non-stop flights to Oakland?

Unfortunately, non-stop flights from New Zealand to Oakland International Airport (OAK), Oakland, are currently unavailable. The best departures from Auckland involved three connections at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), Incheon International Airport INC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), with travel times of 37h 25min. You can get one-stop flights destined to San Francisco via Singapore, which last approximately 37h 50min. San Jose is an additional option, with flight times a bit over 37h via Singapore Narita and Los Angeles. The shortest trips from Wellington to Oakland (41h) travel through Christchurch, Auckland and Los Angeles, while the fastest flights from Christchurch are destined to San Francisco with stopovers at Singapore and Los Angeles for overall journey times of approximately 40h.

How do you get from Oakland airport to the city centre?

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) operates train service from Oakland Airport T1 and T2 to the Coliseum BART Station from where you can get BART connections to downtown Oakland. The service to the Coliseum BART Station runs every 6-20min depending on the hour and travels to Central Oakland in about 35min. AC Transit Bus 73 also runs from the airport to the Coliseum BART Station every 15min with transfers downtown in about an hour’s time. The 805 night bus runs every hour between 12 a.m. – 4 a.m., with the same amount of time to the city centre. Taxi, Uber, Lyft, Wingz and airport car rentals are all additional transport options with travel times of about 20min to central Oakland.

What are some things to do in Oakland?

The ascent of Oakland as one of California’s top tourist destinations is attributed in part to its proximity to three international airports. Downtown Oakland is littered with municipal parks. Nine of them, including Lincoln Square Park, Preservation Park and Snow Park, lie in the small area between the 880/980 freeways and Lake Merritt, so there’s plenty of recreational space for family outings to enjoy some sun during the day. Lake Merritt, the first ever US wildlife refuge and a National Historic Landmark, boasts a kids’ amusement park and Bonsai Garden. Other major attractions include the Oakland Aviation Museum and U.S.S. Potomac, FDR’s presidential yacht. A major market for professional sports, there are two baseball and football teams here, not to mention the Golden State Warriors, former two-time NBA champions. The yearly festival calendar is flush with events like the Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar in February, the Art & Soul Festival in July and the Oakland Greek Festival in October. This is just a sample of what this alluring city by the Bay has to offer, so come discover it for yourself.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Oakland?

New Zealand citizens only need a valid passport and a US ESTA entry permit to fly to Oakland. ESTA permits allow 90 days of travel and are processed online usually in less than an hour for a fee of around US$14.00 (NZ$ 20). All other passport holders should make further enquiries regarding visa requirements.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Oakland?

If you book a flight to Oakland, you will be flying into Oakland, which is the city’s only airport. Oakland (OAK) is located 11.3 km from the centre of Oakland.