The cheapest times to fly from CBR to OAK are

  • January 22nd to April 1st
  • April 23rd to July 22nd (except the weeks of May 7th, June 25th, July 2nd, and July 9th)
  • October 15th to November 25th

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 CBR to OAK is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $3693 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1031 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Canberra (CBR) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $1123 to $1988 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2764. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1643 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CBR to OAK flight.

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

CBR to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CBR to OAK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Canberra. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Oakland, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Canberra. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $195 (12%) 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 $1221. Return trip prices are from the OAK to CBR 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 CBR to OAK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 38 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 CBR to OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 5.49% less expensive than OAK
  • 2-layover flights available

See CBR to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 2.46% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CBR to SFO flights


Flight Hacking CBR 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 CBR to OAK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1195
  • Average savings: $26 (2.09%)

See CBR to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (CBR > SYD > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1205
  • Average savings: $16 (1.27%)

See CBR to LAX flights

Hack #3: Phoenix, AZ (CBR > PHX > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1207
  • Average savings: $13 (1.07%)

See CBR to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, Delta, Hainan, Hawaiian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7580 miles or 12199 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CBR to OAK flight is about 14 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Canberra and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from CBR to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CBR
Origination airport name Canberra Airport
City Canberra
Country Australia
Latitude -35.3
Longitude 149.2

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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