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Low season

DecemberBest time to beat the crowds with an average 43% drop in price.

High season

AprilMost popular time to fly with an average 29% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$394(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$224or less

Good deal one-way

$195or less

When to book flights from San Francisco to Oakland

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight to Oakland from San Francisco

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights to Oakland from San Francisco for $195 or less one-way and $224 or less round-trip.
  • High season is considered to be March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly is December.
  • On average*, there is no price difference when choosing to fly in the morning or the evening on this flight route.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airlines flying San Francisco to Oakland

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,416 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "I love Alaska"

Cons: "WIFI was not working"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"

Cons: "No worthy"

Cons: "the new saver fare option sucks, it makes travel more stressful and very undignified"

Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"

Cons: "The plane was amazingly cramped."

Cons: "Free food and blankets"

Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "No snacks :("

Cons: "It is much better now"

Cons: "Extra leg space"

Cons: "bus shuttle ride to plane could have been quicker. standing on a bus in the freezing cold with the doors open was a bad experience"

Pros: "Yes."
Cons: "Yes"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Delay Part not available"

Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."

Pros: "Que aparte de la bebida sirvan un sanduche o algo para comer"

Cons: "Boarding via bus to plane. Delays due to mechanical issues at both departure and arrival. Staying on the plane while maintenance is performed. No complimentary snacks or drinks after losing value on ticket price."

Pros: "Fast!"

Pros: "Perfect trip no complaints!"
Cons: "I liked all of it"

Cons: "Seat was broken and would not recline so incredibly uncomfortable for red eye. I was freezing (though I’m often more chilly than others). Not great food options."

Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."

Pros: "Tv"
Cons: "No food"

Pros: "The plane was late. I was tired"

Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"

Pros: "Had my bags in an incredible 10 minutes"

Pros: "clean and spacious the airplane was. the outlets."

Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."

Pros: "No delays"
Cons: "nothing to speak of"

Pros: "Prompt boarding"
Cons: "Sitting on the plane for 1.5 hours prior to departure because the plane was too light. This should be something that is determined prior to boarding the plane."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "They overcharged me for my beer by $9 and I didn't notice until I got home when I looked at my billing statement."

Cons: "Better vegan snacks available for purchase would be great."

Pros: "Same as before."

Pros: "Always nice people. Boarding was slow due to tech failure but gate agents were resourceful and pleasant about it"

Cons: "the meanest most rude racist hostess ever! her insinuations and degrading way of speaking to me left me speechless. i will file a format complaint and might even take it further."

Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"

Cons: "needed more water"

Pros: "Wonderfully attentive staff with Alaskan that made my trip very enjoyable."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "The diy watch movies on my own device wouldn't load. More frequent trash pick up."

Cons: "part of leg space is used up by the airplane. Guess you can't really change that, but it was uncomfortable"

Pros: "Play more Christmas carol during Christmas season"

Cons: "If United can serve more than orange juice or water, so can you"

Pros: "I arrived early"

Pros: "The pilot introduced himself and kept us updated on the weather and turbulent."

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "no complains"

Pros: "more assistance to passengers!!"
Cons: "back up plans!food for passengers specially for the kid!"

Cons: "No wifi, no tvs or media, all food and drinks are for-pay"

Cons: "Negative leg room, Hugh bag fees that were not stated in the original purchase"

Cons: "we waited 2.5 hours for the baggage claim."

Cons: "Unexplained delay is not ok."

Cons: "No coffee was available"

Cons: "Late.. U had to purchase everything"

Cons: "SFO->MCO: 2.3 hours delay, departed at 1:30AM MCO->SFO: >4 hours delay, arrived at SFO at 1:30AM"

Cons: "It was seriously delayed"

Pros: "Nothing. Will not fly Frontier again."
Cons: "EVERYTHING."

Pros: "Did not travel due to weather"
Cons: "Didn't travel due to weather"

Cons: "None"

Pros: "The referee was delayed by over 4 hours due to avoidable maintenance issues. Not acceptable!"

Pros: "Actually not much. The cost is ridiculous and not enough leg room. I waited quite awhile for wheelchair assistance. However the two men who took care of me were great. One in San Francisco and one in Cincinnati."

Pros: "All"

Pros: "not much"
Cons: "boarding process was a disaster. no one knew what they were doing. $30 for a carry? seriously? No free snack on the plane. Everything cost $5-$10... never again will i fly Frontier."

Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for about 1.5 hours in Denver before we could leave the plane."

Cons: "4 hr delay due to personnel issues"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Seat cannot be declined! Plane also made an awful noise when taking off and landing!"

Cons: "We boarded 30 minutes late and therefore took off and landed 30 minutes late without any acknowledgement whatsoever. It seemed almost nonchalant that everything was a half hour behind schedule, and there was no explanation. Not awesome."

Pros: "Quick efficient"
Cons: "Legroom"

Pros: "Absolutely nothing to like about frontier. You get worse than you pay for with frontier."

Cons: "I had to pay $9 for 2 cans of soda and 2 small snacks. You could only pay be credit card and it had the option of leaving a tip! They charge too much for little things that other airlines include for free."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delays, late bags, poor service"

Pros: "It was fun and playful!!! Never had such an amazing trip back to Houston."

Pros: "stewardess was nice"
Cons: "late arrival in Denver, then, "not enough staff "to unload us and get us into the terminal-waited in plan almost an hour . 1 hour Late takeoff from Denver. plane seat does not recline, tight I wont take frontier again"

Cons: "We were left on the tarmac for 100 minutes after landing. Given No information; not allowed to get up for the bathroom. Terrible."

Pros: "The competence of the on board personnel."
Cons: "The lack of communication with passengers at the gate."

Cons: "Charged for every additional thing so the cost of the ticket was not true."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Upgraded us!"
Cons: "Told us the Wrong carrosol for our baggage."

Cons: "Horrible costumer service, charge $40 for a carry on"

Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "A little noisy"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "3 hours of delay, no respect and appreciation of the wait."

Cons: "bag fees and slow boarding"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything"

Cons: "Not worth an upgrade. Took over an hour for bags in baggage claim."

Pros: "attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "would like some reading materials since they don't have entertainment anymore."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Every thing went wrong with the airline. They have no character"

Cons: "dirty"

Cons: "Terrible service"

Cons: "40 USD carry-on fee or 30 USD check-in baggage fee not included in the ticket. The plane had things left by previous pessengers (napkins, tickets). Everything on board charges. Not a happy experience. I felt like I was being robbed. Hope that no one will ever be cheated by Frontier thereafter."

Cons: "Fronteir's cabin is pretty bare bones. Plus they lost my luggage. Having no jacket on a freezing night in Denver was brutal."

Cons: "Great experience but for the exorbitant bag check rates"

Cons: "Lots of delays"

Pros: "I was easliy checked in"
Cons: "It was more then an hr late The plabe shook all the ride long It felt terribly unstable"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Baggage ripped off.. Im never riding this plane ever.."

Pros: "Nothing... Charging for baggage overshadowed everything I canceled the return and Booked on southwest. This is an dishonest, tricky, unethical company."

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