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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 11h 44m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($167) and Spirit Airlines ($202), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($342) and Spirit Airlines ($363).
From Oakland to San José, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from San José 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 San José Juan Santamaria Intl, also known as San José Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I was given an exit row seat since there were so many open seats and it reminded me of flying before 9/11. I’m 6’6” and pre9/11 I was always ushered to an exit iris seat. So it was extremely thoughtful of the check-in agent to do that for me."
Cons: "The flight crew, check-in agent everyone was awesome and the flight was a real pleasure."
Cons: "Not enough fruit & cheese boxes Sitting in back We were told they ran out way up front!☹️"
Pros: "Seating comfort was excellent, the interiors were spotless."
Pros: "Pretty clean plane"
Cons: "The limited entertainment relative to other types of planes was challenging"
Pros: "The customer service crew helped immensely and quickly booked us a hotel to accommodate us."
Cons: "Our flight to Seattle got delayed, so we missed the connecting flight to anchorage and had to take another flight the next day"
Pros: "They were okay"
Cons: "They should have use the first class bathroom. There was a long line on coach."
Pros: "The food was quite decent."
Cons: "Gogo wifi kept dropping intermittently. The aircraft looked really old too."
Pros: "There was lots of legroom"
Cons: "The WiFi didn’t work"
Pros: "Service with a smile and offered water"
Cons: "Landing a bit rocky and no gate available with early landing at Seattle airport"
Cons: "No food, just snacks."
Cons: "Walking to terminal after landing"
Pros: "Tight spaces, slight delay ,"
Pros: "Alley to pre-board because of tailbone fracture."
Cons: "Landed in a peanut free section, and couldn’t eat our PB&J sandwiches at our seats We brought for lunch."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Overall I like the space of the cabin. I felt I had a lot of space and didn't feel crowded. I also like the staff, very friendly and overall did an excellent job."
Cons: "There weren’t any major negatives to note."
Cons: "It was kind of hectic checking my bags. Southwest is very organized, and does everything for you. The Alaska Kiosk was confusing when it came to checking my bags. One of the attendants eventually helped me."
Pros: "Did not know I had to bring or buy own dinner and breakfast. I didn’t see that written anywhere."
Pros: "I liked that we were going to Hawaii."
Cons: "No entertainment no food only 1drink service. Staff seemed generally unhappy and burdened by passengers."
Pros: "Stewardess' we're very friendly."
Cons: "The premium seats that I paid to upgrade to were too narrow and the arm rests didn’t move"
Pros: "Flight attendants"
Cons: "Complete failure to announce that passports needed to be verified. Telling you as you board is infuriating. This was Alaska’s fault, not TSA’s."
Cons: "Gate was changed and without wheelchair was difficult to get to correct gate. No Alaska boarding people came to our gate to tell us of gate change"
Pros: "Arrived early Attendants were friendly"
Pros: "Helpful staff, very open for customer."
Pros: "Prompt easy quick"
Pros: "I liked how the captain came thru the plane talking to everyone and engaging. I didn’t try any food so not sure how it was but the coffee I had tasted burnt. I didn’t use the entertainment available but the WiFi was so slow I was unable to use my device."
Cons: "Most of the plane was asked to use the back restrooms which caused quite a line for quite some time."
Pros: "We arrived on time"
Cons: "Brenda at LAX called me jerk and was a terrible representative for your company... To say the least"
Pros: "She was cute, really acted like she liked her job! Left early and arrived early."
Cons: "I wanted a candy bar instead of the mai tai"
Pros: "The purpose of our trip is to be in a wedding. The suitcase may ,or may not arrive in time. I was told it would be delivered to the Costa Verde Quepos, Manuel Antonio hotel. I will be without any clothes for at least two and a half days. Please help! My cell is 209-549-6276, but I don't know if it will work while I am in Costa Rica The suitcase tag number is 10-65-88"
Pros: "tablets were perfect for my seven year old."
Cons: "The flight was delayed."
Pros: "Very friendly crew. Efficient boarding."
Cons: "Small selection of movies. Must use one's own portable device to view movies, or rent one of their tablets."
Cons: "On the return flight it was cancelled and they put us in a flea bag hotel and I have written Alaska and requested a FULL ROUND TRIP TO COSTA RICA and they haven't had the courtesy of responding. I wrote Wayne Newton 2x. b"
Pros: "The bisquit cookies."
Cons: "The staff weren't that friendly! Gone are the helpful employees! My daughter's seat wouldn't go back and they did nothing to accommodate her! LAME! Not overly friendly, need to take notes from JetBlue!"
Pros: "The boarding process was unhurried and they offered free checked bags to keep the overhead storage from overflowing."
Cons: "The noise level in the cabin was high. I'm glad that I have Bose noise-cancelling headphones."
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "The fact that there is air service is great for someone who has disabilities. It is a shame you have to rely on assistance of train or coach staff that may be or not be there!"
Cons: "Due to so few fly it is expensive"
Cons: "Two days before flight online seating chart showed no seats available that were together in main cabin so I bought "economy plus" seats. There were actually 32 empty seats in economy, many people had while rows to themselves. What a ripoff."
Pros: "Alaska Airlines has chargers at each seat! So convenient. They also have free messaging, and movies! They also de-board their luggage super quickly - I walked off the plane, grabbed my luggage, and was on my way as quickly as if I only carried-on!"
Pros: "Flight crew was friendly."
Cons: "Nothing the crew could do; weather conditions"
Cons: "A long line for the aft toilets, and crew told us we couldn't use the empty toilet at the front because first class passengers pay more. This was TWO attendants making people wait when at least one other toilet was open up front on a five hour flight. Is this even legal? Very disappointed in lack of consideration for health and comfort. Thanks for listening."
Pros: "Fast and easy boarding even with a really busy holiday weekend. Clear communication with crew and staff who make sure to make things as easy as possible really made a potentially chaotic boarding really great! The type of plane is noisy, but I was still able to hear the flight attendants and they were patient with the passengers."
Cons: "I can't eat dairy so having a cheesy cracker snack is a bummer, but I my seat mates on both flights were really excited about them (I said they could take my crackers and they said their kids would be really happy) so I figure it's fine!"
Pros: "I like the announcement for every situation and weather and time. But people at the entrance do not say welcome and when you leave they don't say anything. Other wise it is very good."
Cons: "I couldn't understand the captain's message over the speaker....he either had an accent or the reception was terrible."
Pros: "Relaxed atmosphere, updated seats, everything was smooth and on time, attendents were polite and helpful"
Cons: "Need to start earlier with pre boarding. This caused a back up bcz an elderly couple had not pre boarded earlier. They were very frail and needed a lot of help. Perhaps they cannot hear the announcement. Keep them close to the gate. Food is pricy, poor variety, and skimpy"
Cons: "They made me walk very far even though I am disabled. It was painful and difficult to get all the way to my seat"
Pros: "Personal service. Helpful friendly people."
Pros: "Very pleasant trip. Everything went very smooth. Will fly again with you."
Cons: "Free TV shoes were extremely limited. Virtually nothing complimentary to watch for 5 hours"
Cons: "Customer service, the app defies the laws of physics, it blows and sucks at the same time, and email says expect a reply in 3 weeks. United thanks you Delta, they just gained 2 new customers!"
Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "too crowded"
Pros: "the crew were very helpful providing all information I need it"
Pros: "It was a smooth flight"
Cons: "More seat room"
Pros: "Food on long legs was excellent."
Cons: "Delayed in Atlanta. What’s new?"
Pros: "Missed it"
Cons: "Give me back money"
Pros: "Crew attentive and helpful"
Pros: "The crew was awesome. The entertainment was great with a huge selection of movies. The food was really good."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed while waiting for Delta agents to come and assist people off of the plane."
Cons: "Let was a typical flight. About all you can hope for is that it is on time. That makes it excellent."
Pros: "Delta did a great job getting our checked bags from an overseas arrival to this flight. Boarding smooth."
Cons: "Seats are cramped in coach. Fact of life for all carriers."
Pros: "The ctew was awesome, super sweet and very acomodating"
Cons: "Its a flight to WV (my birth place).... it is what it is... smll planes, tight quarters and people who don’t get any of that and are not happy anout any of it"
Cons: "Everything was excellent."
Cons: "Great flight. On time and friendly staff."
Pros: "Amazing crew, on time, decent coffee, plenty of drinks"
Cons: "The drinks cart was a little slow..."
Pros: "It was Ok. Some short delay but over all not too bad. Just didn't like the fact I always get seats next to the toilet"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "I liked the service to see if there was a chance to upgrade because of the connecting flight and even though there was a delay in the plane arriving to Alaska, the quick turn was excellent and we were in the air within a short period of time."
Cons: "The comfortability and that’s rear even if I had the middle seat. I had it on my way towards Alaska and didn’t have any issue"
Pros: "Every aspect of this trip with Delta was super! We were on time, a bit early even. The flight was smooth and comfortable."
Cons: "I would prefer fresh fruit or vegetables as a snack."
Cons: "Very slow to load and unload. Not sure how I always get a middle seat in the far back. Basic economy is basic."
Pros: "Like you let a rookie land the plane. Rest of the flight was great. But the landing was sketchy af"
Pros: "Female flight attendant was incredibly personable and had a bubbly personality. Definitely made you want to smile"
Pros: "Good service, more leg room than American Airlines."
Cons: "Everything was good."
Pros: "Customer service was great"
Cons: "They change schedule day before we flight, the change schedule 2 time while were flighting"
Pros: "Could be among the best landings ever. I felt nothing as we touched down in Salt Lake!!!"
Pros: "Friendly Crew"
Pros: "The crew was nice and friendly and the plane was half empty."
Cons: "When are the Airlines going to start serving a decent coffee on board? It does not matter Delta is now serving Starbucks. Something they do that messes up the whole thing, probably overheat for too long."
Pros: "During my experience on 19 November I encountered only wonderful crew members, from the gate attendants to the on-flight crew. Everyone was extremely helpful and kind."
Cons: "Earlier in the day when I was checking in, there was a prompt to be added to the list of volunteers to take a different flight should one of my later flights (it did not specify, I flew from DAY to ATL, and then ATL to ORF) was overbooked. My schedule was accommodating enough that I selected yes. In ATL I was called up as a potential volunteer as they needed 3 volunteers to take a later flight that day. I was told that I was not initially assigned a seat since I had earlier agreed to be a potential volunteer. I was okay with all of this. We were told that the decision would be made at the end of boarding, and we would know if our seats were needed. At the end of boarding they called for the 3 volunteers to board. I was the last one to board and was given my seat assignment. Once I got on the plane I saw that someone had already been assigned my seat and let a flight attendant know what had happened. I stood on the plane for about 10 minutes while the flight attendants and other crew members tried to figure out what had happened. My name was not listed under any cabin (main, comfort, etc) even though I had a ticket and a seat assignment. Eventually they had to open the doors again for me to get off the plan as there were no available seats. Once I got back to the gate podium I was booked on a later flight, as would have been the case had the normal course of action for volunteering to give up my seat taken place. Everyone was extremely helpful in trying to figure out what had happened, but it was still frustrating that it had to happen in that way. Luckily I don't believe the delay caused any major delay for the flight. In the end, things worked out fine, it just seems as though this is an issue that didn't need to happen."
Cons: "They charged $300 for 3 bags"
Pros: "Decent selection of in-flight entertainment. (The entertainment unit was sub-par to allow full enjoyment.)"
Cons: "Older plane had undersized, non-responsive touch displays so passenger behind felt like a woodpecker. Also, retrofitted to provide in-seat power with metal box under seat in front of you makes it very uncomfortable for window passengers who don't have space to stow bag under seat in front of them or for their feet. (Uncomfortable on a long flight.)"
Pros: "Super quick"
Pros: "Everyone was great"
Cons: "The arm rests on both flights where impossible to lift to get out of our seats, the headsets had a lot of static, the head rest was broke on one side, the food to Germany was fine but back was horrible. Within 20mins of take off you were out of most alcohol and the wine was horrible."
Pros: "I would like more detail about traveling companions displayed."
Pros: "Crew was very good and nice on the flight"
Cons: "Flight terminal was changed about 30 to 45 minutes before boarding Flight was delayed due to AC problem Configuration of the plane was terrible. Little leg room but the windows did not align with the seats so a window was shared with two rows making it challenging to open or close a window without disturbing the passenger in the other row with whom the window is being shared. No charging outlets in the terminal or on the plane. Plane had no food to offer for purchase. Expected better from Delta."
Cons: "Kids yelling"
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: "The flight left on time and landed earlier than anticipated"
Cons: "The seats were narrow and very upright"
Cons: "The airport crew at the check-in desk was rude"
Pros: "Short eas6 trio"
Cons: "Lack if parking at airport"
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."
Pros: "The long delay could of been avoided if the Delta counter had lied to me by saying I wouldn't have a problem changing my flight out early once I got into NYC from China Not a happy Delta customer There were delays and no compensation"
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."
Pros: "Excellent service and on-time"
Cons: "Baggage charge"
Pros: "Gate agent arranged flight via Salt Lake City and also gave me $15 lunch coupon for my troubles. She was awesome!"
Cons: "Dealing with West Jet to refund a mistake on the ticket purchase."
Pros: "Ability to change planes with a 30 minute layover."
Pros: "Same as previous flight."
Pros: "The quiet so I could sleep"
Cons: "Changing my seat last minute. Had to ask two women to move to get into my seat. Loading the plane first with passengers that have nothing to store above would expedite the experience for me. My seat belt disconnected from the back of the seat. The tray was broken and could not be lowered into a writing or eating position."
Pros: "On time, and direct."
Cons: "The spacing between seats has gone too far. The man in front of me caused my knees great pain when reclining."
Cons: "be aware of 55$ charged for check-in seating is skewed. No back rest"
Pros: "New plane, efficient service"
Cons: "Seat does not redline"
Pros: "Comfort & Comedy"
Cons: "Having to pay $50 per bag."
Pros: "Cheap cost"
Cons: "Long delays and poor compensation for delays"
Pros: "The quick boarding process and speedy arrival"
Cons: "Seat didn't recline at all. Didn't have any drink stirs"
Pros: "Cheap fare"
Cons: "Super tight cabin. Nothing else to offer"
Cons: "No leg space."
Cons: "I liked everything. From checking in to early arrival."
Pros: "Fast and easy ride"
Cons: "Always delayed flights and overbooked"
Cons: "We got cancelled on ourway back from oakland"
Pros: "Great service!"
Pros: "Smooth sailing!"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing."
Cons: "Tight squeeze seating, gum chewing staff with talons for fingernails and excessive jewelry and an attitude of excessive power over all on board, tight aisle space, non reclining and uncomfortable seating."
Cons: "Timing...everything went late..."
Cons: "Crazy long delays both way. There was not a legitimate reason."
Pros: "Got hung up in security they lost my id took them 20 minutes to find it"
Cons: "Ran out of food - REALLY????? One of the bathrooms was out of order - REALLY????????"
Pros: "I don't feel safe"
Cons: "Planes always have a mechanical problem"
Cons: "Constant delays with long waits"
Cons: "Once they have your money the staff doesn't care. Lack of communication and over priced for the "quality""
Pros: "Every one was very nice and helpful"
Pros: "I like how fast I boarded."
Cons: "The limited seating room and how long I waited to retrieve my luggage."
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."
Cons: "It was canceled."
Pros: "They are not well behaived with the customers."
Pros: "They charge me more money for baggage $22 more than regular charge Would you please give me their phone#"
Cons: "My seat wouldn't recline."
Pros: "PRETTY DISGUSTED WIITH THEM"
Cons: "Internet Registration and phone service is down right Sleazy Those not used to used to using the internet can be RIPPED OFF for 100.00 of dollars with there graded fees.Run like a casino."
Cons: "The delays were ridiculous"
Pros: "Made it to Vegas with no problems"
Cons: "Leaving Vegas Spirit decides that my bag now would be $100 to get it back to Oakland. It had a metal handle and that made it luggage so it would now cost to travel with it - They're going to get your money - it's all about how they get it: ( Don't fly with Spirit - bad news"
Cons: "All the extra fee Bagage, Boarding Fees"
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."
Pros: "Good accommodating staff"
Cons: "Heavy charges for luggage Improvements in website"
Cons: "Lost bag"
Cons: "near the end of the"
Cons: "Online bag check in failed. $50 is expensive"
Cons: "Late departure, late arrivel, lost luggage"
Pros: "I'm a pretty big man n they help get a seat to my comfort"
Cons: "The accents do not recline."
Cons: "it was cancelled"
Pros: "Very professional staff"
Airlines flying from Oakland to San José 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 San José
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Oakland to San José
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Oakland to San José
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Oakland to San José
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