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The cheapest times to fly from CVG to OAK are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 CVG to OAK is early November. Prices can be as high as $983 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $285 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Cincinnati, OH (CVG) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $335 to $650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $316. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $637. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CVG to OAK flight.

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

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CVG to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CVG to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cincinnati. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $151 (29%) 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 $372. Return trip prices are from the OAK to CVG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CVG 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 4 hour 37 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 CVG to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 25.81% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CVG to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 7.77% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 3.63% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CVG to SMF flights

 

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

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (CVG > AZA > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $392
  • Average savings: $8 (1.88%)

See CVG to AZA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2021 miles or 3252 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CVG to OAK flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Cincinnati, OH and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from CVG to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CVG
Origination airport name Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City Cincinnati, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39
Longitude -84.7

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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