The cheapest times to fly from BKK to OAK are

  • February 5th to April 22nd (except the weeks of February 12th, February 26th, March 19th, and April 9th)
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the week of October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BKK to OAK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3054 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $816 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Bangkok (BKK) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $950 to $2033 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1025. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2085. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1060 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1192 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKK to OAK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BKK to OAK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BKK to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKK to OAK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Bangkok. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Oakland, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Bangkok. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $198 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1136. Return trip prices are from the OAK to BKK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BKK to OAK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BKK to OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 39.15% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BKK to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 8.73% less expensive than OAK
  • 2-layover flights available

See BKK to STS flights

Destination alternative #3: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 6.04% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BKK to SJC flights


Flight Hacking BKK to OAK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BKK to OAK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (BKK > LAX > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $313 (26.27%)

See BKK to PEK flights

Hack #2: Beijing (BKK > PEK > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $191 (16.03%)

See BKK to LAX flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (BKK > PVG > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $156 (13.05%)

See BKK to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BKK to OAK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Suvarnabhumi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7923 miles or 12751 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BKK to OAK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKK to OAK flight is about 15 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Bangkok and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from BKK to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BKK
Origination airport name Suvarnabhumi International Airport
City Bangkok
Country Thailand
Latitude 13.7
Longitude 100.7

Return Airport

Destination code OAK
Destination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2


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