Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from North America to Oakland
|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 5% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$271||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal round-trip
Good deal one-way
Southwest, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from North America to Oakland. Confirm policies on booking site.
Alaska Airlines does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from North America to Oakland.
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KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Oakland from North America is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Oakland with an airline and back to North America with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Oakland from North America up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I was comfortable. I entered and exited the plane very fast."
Cons: "No crying babies"
Pros: "Quick trip."
Cons: "Other passengers. People are really do well on flights these days."
Pros: "Worst trip ever. Will never choose kayak again"
Cons: "Effort. Sitting 5 hours for a 59 min trip sucks"
Cons: "Bags got lost"
Pros: "Loved the price"
Cons: "That you must pay for all drinks including water"
Pros: "Nothing exceptional or horrible"
Cons: "Really delayed, supposed to leave at 8, didn't leave until after 11"
Cons: "Frontier is an airlines that doesn't care about its customer. Period!"
Cons: "Delayed for an hour."
Cons: "A lot of turbulence...snacks were over priced but that's to be expected"
Cons: "The change of flights. Had to stay in airport overnight!"
Cons: "Reasonable fare"
Cons: "Kept us on board with little to no communication for an hour and a half after landing"
Pros: "The cheap price"
Cons: "No complementary drinks such as soda or snacks such as peanuts or pretzels"
Pros: "I had a medical emergency onboard and the captain took steps to make sure that medical attention was there when we landed. He also said hello. I really appreciated that!"
Cons: "Long layover. Lies about why there was a layover. Disrespectful people at the counter. If I could give neg stars I would. Lol"
Cons: "Boarded late again with no communication from any frontier reps"
Cons: "They charge me $45 for a carry on never in my life i would imagine"
Cons: "On runway for 20+ minutes"
Cons: "Delays for hours (5) and missed connections. On top of that, they couldn't get me to me San Diego destination. The best they could do was L.A....three hours away ! The offered no voucher and I would have to pay for my own hotel for the extra night stuck in Denver."
Cons: "Seat rows seemed a little close"
Pros: "Super cheap."
Cons: "It was hot and very cramped and the chairs didn't recline."
Pros: "A good first experience"
Pros: "Nothing- staff was rude, we sat in glorified folding chairs, had to pay 45 dollars for a carry on. What an absolute joke of an airline I sincerely hope frontier goes out of business entirely."
Cons: "Lost luggage after i was force to pay and check"
Pros: "It sucked."
Pros: "These were not good flights."
Cons: "They delayed our flights 3x then cancelled them. Then they couldn't rebook us for 4 days put. They made no offer to reroute, or work with another airline or offer hotel vouchers. HORRIBLE TREATMENT."
Cons: "This airline charges for everything. Check in, bags, seat, drinks, snack. For the really low price you really can't beat it. I would fly frontier again if needed."
Pros: "landed in wrong airport without notice and were not given any other information how to get to original destination so we had to pay a shuttle to drive us 2 hours to it."
Pros: "I think it would much better if you give a snack to passengers"
Pros: "I like the crews on Frontier"
Cons: "I hate all the cost. 30 bucks for a carry one, 40 bucks to reserve seating, etc."
Cons: "Waiting on the tarmac for a gate"
Cons: "took 5 flights on a XC trip in two weeks. 4 of the 5 flights were late/delayed."
Cons: "Lack of entertainment options"
Pros: "I'm 6'3" and simply cannot get comfortable in a plane seat."
Cons: "Kayak should not include pricing from this airline in its comparisons with other carriers. With all the required added fees, it's very misleading"
Pros: "You have to pay $45 for carry-on luggage - this was not made clear anywhere in the purchase process."
Pros: "The check in guy ,I think his name is Lee (?) Great guy.Give him a raise"
Pros: "Didn't like having to pay for checked luggage."
Cons: "Frontier charges $45 for a second carry on which is a joke. I will not fly them again if there are any other options available."
Pros: "People are accomodating and approachable."
Cons: "too much turbulence."
Cons: "Long lines to check in. Only three people working the counter. No communication with passengers waiting to check-in. Very poor communication with people waiting in line. Did not like the fact that I had to pay to select a seat."
Cons: "Had no idea I was had to pay 40.00 extra for a carry on."
Cons: "LATE LATE LATE. Always late!!"
Pros: "Getting off the plane."
Cons: "Frontier is all around archaic in a modern world."
Cons: "Awful customer service across the board. I have flown Spirit regularly, so I am familiar with the concept of the low price airline, but this is far worse than anything I have ever experienced with Spirit."
Cons: "I'm not happy that I wasn't notified in advance that there would be an added $40 per bag. When flying with other airlines usually one bag and carry on is included in the price. I am not happy that upon arival I was notified my one bag would be an extra $40. That should have been discussed before."
Cons: "It was a lovely flight"
Pros: "Plane wasn't packed! I love that. No delays except for an early arrival wait..."
Cons: "No wi-fi and desperate fees for bags was a hassle"
Pros: "Take off wasn't harsh like usually is. Fight attentand was very attentive"
Cons: "More organized boarding by zones, faster process, less late comers & less plane delays."
Pros: "Just great! Pay for things you need only."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The food menu looked goid although I did not purchase anything."
Cons: "Employees were not very friendly. There were about 8 self service kiosks and only one was working."
Cons: "Customer unfriendly"
Cons: "No kiosk working in Oakland"
Cons: "Ticket was canceled due to lame check in policy. Arrived 40 minutes in advance of boarding."
Pros: "Worst ever"
Cons: "60$ for each piece of luggage, even if it's a carry on? That doubled the price of our flights, and we had no idea. I'm sure it was in the fine print, but still - rediculous"
Pros: "Actual plane interior was nice."
Cons: "Baggage policy is misleading and absurd. $50 for a carry on doesn't make any sense."
Cons: "It's was delayed causing for a lot of expensive ad ons."
Cons: "Stated that we were NOT boarding. Also the gate number was wrong on the transfer and several people who were not me were sitting at the wrong gate and did not hear the announcer's voice and were pissed."
Cons: "I lost my baggage for half an hour or little longer."
Cons: "Delayed flights!"
Cons: "Was not accommodating. I wanted to do standby. The agent did not help"
Pros: "Some flights were not fully booked, so that aloud for slightly more traveling room."
Cons: "Rediciluosly small seat trays."
Cons: "They broke my new luggage"
Pros: "boarding was fast"
Cons: "you have to pay for basically everything (even for a caryy on"
Pros: "The plane arrives I had of schedule."
Cons: "The Seat on the plane don't recline and the space is minimal, very uncomfortable."
Pros: "That I had a good seat"
Cons: "Paying for carry on and for food and drinks"
Pros: "Staff was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "Spirit Airlines, attitude, staff, seating & care"
Pros: "The price The captain had a good sense of humor"
Cons: "Being squished in the middle seat next to two very large people, one of whom was particularly smelly"
Cons: "Did not have food or entertainment so N/A"
Pros: "Late by thirty minutes"
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "the price"
Cons: "paying for everything and nothing is complimentary"
Cons: "Keosk was down due to complete system failure. Also, although it was my oversight, I didn't realize my carry on would cost me $120 round trip. I don't plan to fly Spirit again."
Pros: "Smooth quiet no turbulance... Get ride :-) :-) :-) :-)"
Cons: "They delayed our floor 45 minutes and then made us wait an hour once we landed to find a gate."
Cons: "Several delays. Charge for every type of service. I guess it's my fault for flying cheap"
Cons: "The fact that they don't accept responsibility for items stolen from customer's checked-in luggage is absurd. Their policy in regards to this seems like they rather keep theiving employees than customers."
Cons: "Delayed flights Small air plane Little to no communication"
Pros: "It was cheap."
Cons: "I got what I paid for."
Cons: "Delayed over an hour on the runway, crappy vodka"
Cons: "I was stranded for almost three extra days due to canceled flights. And was only given two round trip flights."
Cons: "Both flights , to and from destination were delayed quite a bit"
Cons: "Someone sprayed perfume. That is not okay in a confined space. It's irritating but more importantly there are people with allergies to compounds found in perfume. It'd be nice if they counseled passengers not to do it."
Pros: "No Fills, good price"
Cons: "Rough ride, I'm a bad flyer, was very nervous, everyone else seemed ok."
Pros: "Fast in out of the airport"
Cons: "Bag fee is too high"
Cons: "The hour on the tarmac at lax because of paperwork."
Pros: "I liked being able to buy ala cart."
Cons: "Kinda pricey if you make a mistake on a reservation."
Airlines flying from North America to Oakland have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from North America to Oakland
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from North America to Oakland
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from North America to Oakland
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from North America to Oakland
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from North America to Oakland