The cheapest times to fly from MIA to OAK are
- January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 16th to May 6th
- May 21st to June 3rd
- June 25th to July 22nd (except the week of July 2nd)
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 MIA to OAK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1628 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $298 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Oakland
Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $324 to $705 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $355. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $763. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to OAK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MIA to OAK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MIA to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. 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 $184 (32%) 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 $378. Return trip prices are from the OAK to MIA 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 MIA 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 5 hour 37 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 MIA to OAK while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
- Usually 23.06% less expensive than OAK
- Nonstop flights available
- 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
- Usually 3.16% less expensive than OAK
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MIA 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 Miami International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2573 miles or 4141 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MIA to OAK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to OAK flight is about 5 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Miami, FL and Oakland, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from MIA to OAK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Miami International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Metropolitan Oakland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|