The cheapest times to fly from OAK to BCN are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 19th)

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 BCN is late September. Prices can be as high as $1423 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $347 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $384 to $888 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $383. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $910. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $527 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $461 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to BCN flight.

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

OAK to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to BCN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BCN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Barcelona, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (13%) 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 $549. Return trip prices are from the BCN 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 BCN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, Allegiant, American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5944 miles or 9566 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to BCN flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Barcelona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from OAK to BCN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OAK
Origination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

Return Airport

Destination code BCN
Destination airport name Barcelona Airport
City Barcelona
Country Spain
Latitude 41.3
Longitude 2.1


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