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The cheapest times to fly from DRO to OAK are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • September 10th to November 18th

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 DRO to OAK is early December. Prices can be as high as $1151 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $448 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $448 to $631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $448. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $771. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $323 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $477 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to OAK flight.

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

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DRO to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRO to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above 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 $43 (8%) 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 $480. Return trip prices are from the OAK to DRO 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 DRO 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 2 hour 25 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 DRO to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 0.84% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 0.10% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to SMF flights

Destination alternative #3: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 0.10% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to MRY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 794 miles or 1278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to OAK flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Durango, CO and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from DRO to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDRO
Origination airport nameDurango La Plata County Airport
CityDurango, CO
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.2
Longitude-107.7

Return Airport

Destination codeOAK
Destination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.7
Longitude-122.2

 

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