The cheapest times to fly from MEX to OAK are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 20th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 MEX to OAK is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $788 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $254 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Mexico City (MEX) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $282 to $576 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $599. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $293 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $392 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEX to OAK flight.

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

MEX to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEX to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mexico City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $84 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $358. Return trip prices are from the OAK to MEX 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 MEX to OAK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 22 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MEX to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 15.69% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See MEX to SFO flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 0.51% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEX to SMF flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Emirates, InterJet, JetBlue, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1879 miles or 3024 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEX to OAK flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Mexico City and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from MEX to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEX
Origination airport name Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
City Mexico City
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.4
Longitude -99.1

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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