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The cheapest times to fly from LAN to OAK are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of September 24th)

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 LAN to OAK is late January. Prices can be as high as $1162 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $357 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Lansing, MI (LAN) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $377 to $809 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $425. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $678. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $511 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAN to OAK flight.

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

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LAN to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAN to OAK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lansing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $240 (36%) 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 $432. Return trip prices are from the OAK to LAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAN 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 4 hour 35 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 LAN to OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 21.53% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to SMF flights

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

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 17.91% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 13.31% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to SFO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAN 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 Capital Region International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1998 miles or 3215 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAN to OAK flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Lansing, MI and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from LAN to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAN
Origination airport nameCapital Region International Airport
CityLansing, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.8
Longitude-84.6

Return Airport

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

 

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