The cheapest times to fly from OAK to BKO are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • July 30th to September 30th (except the week of August 6th)

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 BKO is late September. Prices can be as high as $5344 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1343 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Bamako

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Bamako (BKO) will usually cost between $1483 to $2670 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 $1481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2790. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1309 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1967 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to BKO flight.

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

OAK to BKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to BKO flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BKO, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Thursdays 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 $453 (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 $2021. Return trip prices are from the BKO 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 BKO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to BKO

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 BKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (OAK > CDG > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $994
  • Average savings: $973 (49.48%)

See OAK to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (OAK > ORY > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1145
  • Average savings: $822 (41.8%)

See OAK to ORY flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1591
  • Average savings: $376 (19.09%)

See OAK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, Corsair, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6952 miles or 11188 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to BKO flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Bamako?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from OAK to BKO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBKO
Destination airport nameModibo Keita Airport


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