The cheapest times to fly from OAK to ADD are

  • February 26th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 27th to November 18th

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 OAK to ADD is late April. Prices can be as high as $9914 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $1062 for Friday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Addis Ababa

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Addis Ababa (ADD) will usually cost between $1063 to $4693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $4997. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3403 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1496 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to ADD flight.

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

OAK to ADD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to ADD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $1665 (51%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1390. Return trip prices are from the ADD to OAK 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 OAK to ADD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to ADD

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 OAK to ADD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (OAK > LHR > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $540 (36.06%)

See OAK to LHR flights

Hack #2: Paris (OAK > CDG > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1024
  • Average savings: $473 (31.58%)

See OAK to CDG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (OAK > LAX > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $360 (24.06%)

See OAK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8983 miles or 14457 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to ADD flight is about 17 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Addis Ababa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from OAK to ADD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeADD
Destination airport nameBole International Airport
CityAddis Ababa


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