The cheapest times to fly from FRA to OAK are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 FRA to OAK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1721 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $571 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $600 to $1418 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 $598. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $917 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $952 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRA to OAK flight.

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

FRA to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRA to OAK flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Frankfurt. 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 fly to OAK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FRA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Oakland, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Frankfurt. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $222 (19%) 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 $896. Return trip prices are from the OAK to FRA 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 FRA 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 11 hour 12 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 FRA to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 40.09% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See FRA 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 13.98% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FRA to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: Paris (FRA > CDG > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $568
  • Average savings: $384 (40.36%)

See FRA to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (FRA > CPH > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $330 (34.63%)

See FRA to CDG flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (FRA > LAS > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $330 (34.63%)

See FRA to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Spirit, Ukraine International, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5673 miles or 9130 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRA to OAK flight is about 11 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Frankfurt and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from FRA to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFRA
Origination airport nameFrankfurt Main Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeOAK
Destination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States


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