Cheap Flights From Washington DC to Oakland Metropolitan Airport

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Flight information Washington to Oakland Metropolitan Oak

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airline


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2425 miles

5h 55min

Most popular airline last month

Southwest Airlines

Oakland Metropolitan Oak

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Oakland Metropolitan Oak: Oakland Metropolitan Oak.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Washington to Oakland Metropolitan Oak is $173. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
5h 55min is the average flight time from Washington to Oakland Metropolitan Oak.
There is one airline that flies non-stop from Washington to Oakland Metropolitan Oak.
There are 9 flights per week flying from Washington to Oakland Metropolitan Oak, as of October.

If you’re flying from the US’ capital to the Bay Area’s Oakland Metropolitan Airport, you’re in for a treat provided that you use our mobile app to help plan your journey. Oakland is a culturally rich and diverse city mere miles from the tech capital of San Francisco. Tourists are flocking to Oakland to enjoy its radically different take on the American experience.

What Airlines Fly This Route?

You can choose between Delta, American Airlines, Sun Country Air, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, Virgin America, and Southwest when you fly to Oakland from DC. The flight tends to be a pricey one, so be sure to set up our price alert tool and let us help you get the best deal possible.

Most of the flights along this route have multiple connections, although there are a few flights with only one connection and rarely flights that fly nonstop.

Where Will I Depart From In The DC Area?

If you want to fly this route, you may need to do so via an airport that isn’t even in DC: the Baltimore/Washington Airport. It’s just as likely that you’ll depart from Reagan National Airport or the Dulles International Airport, though.

These three airports have enough amenities like restaurants and shops to keep you busy for a little while, but have intermittent Wi-Fi access and are often a bit run-down.

Where Will I Land In Oakland?

Oakland International Airport is 10 miles from downtown Oakland, and no matter the terminal you land in, you’ll be ready to move into Oakland itself. Hop on one of the BART trains for a cheap and fast ride to Oakland itself, or to anywhere else in the Bay Area. Ridesharing apps tend to be very reliable and cheap in the Oakland area as well if the prospect of public transportation is unappealing.

If you’d rather rent a car, we can help you find the best rate using our car rental tool.

How Are Different Are Oakland and DC?

DC’s manicured tourism area and gritty neighborhoods are very similar to Oakland’s. The downtown area of Oakland is well kept and is where most of the city’s cultural life goes on, but the outer areas of Oakland tend to be less slightly and may even be dangerous.

With that being said, Oakland has many wonderful tourist destinations of all sorts. If you’re interested in animals and nature, check out the Oakland Zoo, the Oakland Japanese botanical gardens, the Joaquin Miller Park, and the Gertrude Stein Monument.

If you’d rather see Oakland’s vibrant theatre scene, head down to the Fox Oakland Theatre and see the AXIS Dance company or the Oakland Symphony orchestra. Oakland’s food scene is also very diverse, with no fewer than a dozen different nationality’s cuisines represented in style. Be sure to check out the Oakland nightlife, which is renowned for being very lively.

On the whole, Oakland will be about the same price as DC, but somewhat less walkable because of how much it sprawls in comparison to DC’s dense streets.

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