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Cheap Flights From Las Vegas McCarran Airport to Oakland Metropolitan Airport

Flying from the desert of Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport to the balmy Bay Area’s Oakland Metropolitan Airport is a trip that varies widely in price and accessibility, but is worth doing because of the beauty and culture of the Bay Area. Because of how wild the price fluctuations along this route can be, you’ll definitely want to get help from us here at Skyscanner by setting up the price alert feaut.

Which Airlines Fly This Route?

To fly this route, you can choose from JetBlue, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines. There are also some other carriers like Virgin America, Frontier, Hawaiian Airlines, and Southwest that offer intermittent flights along this route, so keep your eye out for them because they may have the cheapest flights.  

There are direct flights to Oakland, and flights with layovers; flights with layovers are rarer than direct flights along this route.

How Do I Get To The Airport?

Via public transportation, the RTC transit system’s 108 and 109 bus routes have stops at the airport. There are also two other buses, the Westcliff Airport Express and the Centennial Airport Express. These buses go from downtown Las Vegas near the strip to the airport directly, and you can buy a ticket on board with cash or credit card.

What Can I Find At McCarran Airport?

Your flight will probably depart from Terminal 1, which has four concourses. Each concourse has Wi-Fi, restaurants, shops, credit card loyalty lounges, and plenty of seating areas. In the event that your flight is in a different terminal or concourse, you can take an automated people moving system which is color-coded based on the destination concourse and terminal.

Exploring Oakland

Once you land at Oakland Metropolitan Airport, you can choose between a huge number of options to get to your final destination. The Bay Area Rapid Transit System and Caltrains both run trains to the airport, and there are also buses which go directly to downtown. If these options don’t suit you, ridesharing apps are all the rage in Oakland, and you’ll have no delay in getting a driver.

You can also rent a car at the airport if you choose to, but Oakland doesn’t require ownership of a car to be navigable like some other cities. Public transit is robust in Oakland, and the downtown area in the city is very walkable.

Oakland is one of the major cities within the Bay Area, with San Francisco on the other side of the Bay. Oakland is a typical Northern Californian enclave, emphasizing a laid-back lifestyle, environmentalism, sports teams, and budding industries. Oakland also has an excellent arts and culture scene, which includes a broad basis of international cuisines and musical performances on a nightly basis.

Prices in Oakland are higher than in Las Vegas. Additionally, Oakland is much warmer at night than Las Vegas is, but doesn’t reach the daytime heat that Las Vegas does due to the Bay’s moderating influence on climate. You can expect good weather and enjoyable temperature almost every day in Oakland.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.