The cheapest times to fly from LCH to OAK are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 9th to July 15th (except the weeks of April 30th, June 18th, and July 2nd)
- September 3rd to October 7th
- October 29th to November 11th
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 LCH to OAK is early June. Prices can be as high as $964 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $436 for Tuesday flights around early June.
When to Fly to Oakland
Flying from Lake Charles, LA (LCH) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $436 to $713 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $439. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $721. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $282 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $456 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCH to OAK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCH to OAK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LCH to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lake Charles. 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 $100 (17%) 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 $465. Return trip prices are from the OAK to LCH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LCH 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 6 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 LCH to OAK while comparing.
- 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
- Usually 11.18% less expensive than OAK
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LCH 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 Lake Charles Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1735 miles or 2792 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LCH to OAK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCH to OAK flight is about 4 hour 6 minutes.
How many flights go between Lake Charles, LA and Oakland, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LCH to OAK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lake Charles Regional Airport|
|City||Lake Charles, LA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Metropolitan Oakland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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