Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Delta, Southwest and WestJet have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Oakland to Los Angeles. Confirm policies on booking site.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form.
Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
All other info
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An average nonstop flight takes 1h 19m, covering a distance of 337 miles.
There are 275 (nonstop) flights between Oakland and Los Angeles per week, averaging 39 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($27) and Frontier ($55), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Spirit Airlines ($55).
Southwest (11 times daily), Delta (8 times daily), WestJet (8 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Oakland to Los Angeles, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Oakland , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Thursday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Oakland you will be using Oakland, often referred to as Oakland Airport. You will be landing at Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Airport.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Oakland to Los Angeles.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Los Angeles from Oakland 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 Los Angeles with an airline and back to Oakland 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 Los Angeles from Oakland 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: "Never went on the flight."
Cons: "Awful customer service"
Pros: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"
Cons: "I didn't fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles"
Cons: "Wifi was completely useless. I prefer to pay to get simething."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Everything! Thank you"
Cons: "Nothing. Thanks"
Cons: "Again, make sure to note conspicuously that luggage price is not included."
Cons: "Plane was too hot"
Cons: "It was canceled"
Pros: "Loved the plane, people and timeliness"
Pros: "Delta always does a superior job - domestically and internationally!"
Cons: "Everything was excellent."
Cons: "Nothing, keep at it"
Cons: "Everything was perfect!"
Cons: "Have to call out the delta lounge...excellent and healthy. My experience was outstanding. Thanks Delta"
Pros: "Informative communications during delay"
Cons: "Rushing to board resulting in bad customer service during boarding"
Pros: "Everything went smoothly. Baggage was at carousel before we were, a first."
Cons: "Everything was fine."
Pros: "Operated by Delta so great!"
Pros: "Excellent Service."
Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "We boarded late, then sat in a hot plane for an ester 30-40 mins because the route got cancelled. They wouldn’t serve us beverages while it was so hot inside. We landed over 49 mins later into Lax"
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "Customer service was great"
Cons: "They change schedule day before we flight, the change schedule 2 time while were flighting"
Cons: "The airplane was freezing cold. I had on a sweater and jacket and was unbearably cold. The entire plane was miserable. There weren’t any blankets either...this is not the"
Pros: "Flights were on time and friendly attendants!"
Cons: "No drink or snack service. No trash pick up. No option to purchase or rent headphones"
Cons: "waiting on the tarmac for 40 minutes"
Pros: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Cons: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."
Pros: "Friendly people and clean plane"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, I hope it shows up shortly"
Pros: "Sitting in middle isle, just get elbowed a lot."
Pros: "All I need to say."
Cons: "Late and missed my international connection"
Cons: "Very dated plane. First class seat was worn, crooked, and uncomfortable. No entertainment offered. Almonds or biscuit cookies were the only food options."
Pros: "Flight was very comfortable and had a lot of space to move around"
Cons: "The gentleman indicating on the loud speakers what zones will be loading first was very rude."
Cons: "Boarding area; boarding agent; boarding staffing; seating (comfort); flt. attendants: That's all... aww"
Cons: "Delay from Seattle to pasco."
Pros: "Really liked the plan"
Pros: "Unlimited snacks and drinks..."
Cons: "The mediocre upgrade."
Cons: "Took 8 hours to get from Oakland to Los Angeles. Flight delayed then cancelled at Oakland. Driven from there to San Francisco. That flight delayed by 45 minutes. Got on board and then they neede 4 people to get off the plane since it was overweight. That took another hour. Bad day of travel."
Cons: "1. Boarding order is not by seating making boarding very inefficient"
Pros: "Gate agent arranged flight via Salt Lake City and also gave me $15 lunch coupon for my troubles. She was awesome!"
Cons: "Dealing with West Jet to refund a mistake on the ticket purchase."
Pros: "Our stewardess in the economy cabin was probably one of the best we have ever encountered. She was very courteous and personable."
Pros: "Everything from boarding, service, arrival time and deplaining was smooth"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No free meals."
Pros: "41 minute flight"
Cons: "Customer service"
Cons: "Social distancing"
Pros: "Easy and fast"
Cons: "The manners and interactions of personal"
Cons: "My KTN was not on my original boarding pass and could not be added at check-in. Also, the gate at the destination was occupied when we arrived leading to extended wait on the ramp."
Cons: "Very like it !"
Pros: "How late we left"
Cons: "How late we arrived"
Cons: "Arrival seemed uncoordinated and didn't have a dedicated terminal gate."
Cons: "Carry-on charge. No snack. Delay. First and only bag for two passengers..........45.00 carry-on 45.00 ridiculous........"
Pros: "Arrived fine."
Cons: "Long overnight lay over in DEN was poor. I knew about it, but Frontier might have some place to crash besides the floor."
Pros: "Todo bien gracias"
Cons: "Más personas que hablen español Gracias"
Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "A basic seat should not cost extra money. Nor should bottled water."
Cons: "All my schedule got changed and received luggage after 1 hour ..spoiled my day"
Cons: "Paying for carrying a bag and for snacks. They aren't any cheaper than other major airlines when taking that into account. Do not recommend."
Pros: "Friendly and professional staff!"
Cons: "Aircraft was not as clean, as anticipated. Dirty hand prints on the window panel and side wall. A passenger behind me complained about blood near her seating area."
Pros: "MCO airport is nice"
Cons: "The mix of LAX and frontier is enough to drive you mad. Delays with the airline and, no joke, 70 mins latter still waiting for the baggage carousel to even to on...."
Pros: "I was charged $3.50 for water. WATER!!!"
Cons: "Not happy"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Both flights were delayed at least one hour."
Cons: "very delayed, so i had to cancel"
Cons: "I am still in Orlando."
Pros: "Hostess was very friendly"
Pros: "New ish plane"
Cons: "No complementary food or drink. Terrible, unreclininunseat."
Pros: "Frontier is great"
Cons: "no compaints"
Cons: "I didn't like the charge on baggage eleanor"
Pros: "When we landed and exited the plane"
Cons: "Charging for carryines just ain't worth it. I'm not ever flying frontier or spirit. The extra cost for no hassle will be worth it."
Pros: "Simple, affordable"
Cons: "I would like upon early check in, seat selection be available with no charge."
Pros: "It was easy to do things"
Cons: "A bit crowded"
Pros: "I SLEPT THROUGH MOST OF IT"
Cons: "GOT STUCK AT LAX IN PLANE SEAMED LIKE AN HOUR"
Cons: "Seating is uncomfortable!!!!"
Cons: "An 8hr delay, for a small emergency light part. Missing a day of work."
Cons: "Arrived about an hour late"
Cons: "Everything was good"
Cons: "No drinks and no snacks"
Cons: "same as above"
Cons: "Frontier is light on service and they are jerks."
Cons: "same as above"
Pros: "I was pleased with everything."
Cons: "The website is a little difficult ro navigate for the inexperien ed like myself"
Pros: "The staff was nice"
Cons: "No snacks, no entertainment"
Cons: "Everything. You guys suck."
Pros: "A cup of water is included, but that's it."
Cons: "Have to pay fee for everything else - a seat, carry on, soft drink, etc Once we arrived at LAX, had to wait 55 minutes on the tarmac for a gate to be available. I will do my best to avoid Frontier in the future."
Cons: "No soap or paper towels in the commode area!!! Forced to use Germ X to cleanse our hands! Had to pay an additional amount for a seat and carry on? Was not made aware of that during booking!! A pillow would be nice!"
Pros: "The service was excellent! Great work staff.. And we made it to our destination safe..."
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that the seas didn't recline back!! It was uncomfortable ride sitting in that position!"
Cons: "I had to stay overnight."
Pros: "We arrived 40 minutes early."
Pros: "The staff were fine and attentive."
Cons: "There was a large woman in the middle seat and a crowed plane. It was very uncomfortable. I had the window seat."
Pros: "I had a roomy seat. The stewardess was really nice and counter check in people were friendly."
Pros: "Not really nada!!"
Cons: "Like I say change me two times !! $74.00 and $94.72"
Cons: "Email spam. Poor customer service. Delays all the time"
Pros: "Nice ari staff"
Cons: "Wanted to upgrade and was sent away."
Pros: "Checking service"
Cons: "Didn't know they charge $57 per carryon bag. Will not use Spirit again."
Cons: "never again on spirit"
Cons: "Everything. What everyone has told were true. Just sad to see and experience the horrible thing that is flying with Spirit firsthand. Don't be like me, avoid spirit."
Cons: "It was delayed"
Cons: "Buying a ticket and adding the cost of baggage."
Cons: "They charge you to breathe around their airlines and have zero service"
Cons: "Bag fees and delay"
Cons: "plane was filthy"
Cons: "Poor service. Never been noticed of check-in close before 45 minutes. Will never take this plane again."
Pros: "fastest route , airport in Oakland not crowded"
Cons: "Late for an hour"
Pros: "staff courtesy and friendly ness !"
Cons: "Several delays, gate changes. Ultimately cancelled"
Pros: "We finally made it to LAX"
Cons: "the 10 steps announcements informing about the delay slice by slice"
Pros: "Clean plane, spacious seat"
Cons: "Upselling of additional services that I didn't need"
Pros: "Thought I was booking with Spirit but instead was booked thru flightnetwork.com, which was a terrible experience."
Pros: "Nothing. Very unprofessional. Cheep service."
Cons: "From the counter at Gate to airplane. PLEASE BE HONEST TO YOUR CUSTOMERS. Understand that Customers have a choice."
Pros: "Great communication!"
Cons: "Every opportunity they can, online, check-in, on the plane itself, they try to extract more money from you."
Pros: "They didn't let me board!!"
Cons: "I arrived at airport 50 mins in advance. Ticket machine didn't work. Waited in long line to see wtf was up. Then they me I'm too late! Still 30 mins before flight board"
Cons: "Having to pay $50 per bag."
Pros: "Service., staff, size of plane inside.!"
Cons: "Some passengers didn't say 'excuse me' at all."
Cons: "I liked everything. From checking in to early arrival."
Pros: "I don't feel safe"
Cons: "Planes always have a mechanical problem"
Pros: "Every one was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "So stressful trying to find some to ask a question"
Cons: "The constant uncharges for everything and tray table size"
Cons: "The service was not friendly, bags overpriced and experience in the cabin very unprofessional."
Pros: "They are not well behaived with the customers."
Cons: "My seat wouldn't recline."
Cons: "The delays were ridiculous"
Cons: "The plane was built for anyone under 175lbs and under 5'8" .. Boarding in LAX was so confusing.. Everything was unorganized and chaotic"
Pros: "Not worth the cheaper air fare since you end up shelling out all your "saved" fare dollars on baggage and printed tickets."
Cons: "near the end of the"
Pros: "fast, easy, and cheap. Also, we landed early which never happens!"
Cons: "They switched gates 3 times in Oakland. In Los Angeles, we waited on the Tarmac for 30 minutes."
Cons: "Ther service was terrible."
Pros: "Oakland was easy out of"
Cons: "Spirit has no spirit"
Airlines flying from Oakland to Los Angeles 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 Oakland to Los Angeles
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Oakland to Los Angeles