The cheapest times to fly from OAK to CGH are

  • January 15th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to June 3rd (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 8th 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 CGH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3294 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1737 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $1737 to $2670 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1737. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2757. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1020 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1934 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to CGH flight.

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

OAK to CGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to CGH 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $224 (10%) 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 $1946. Return trip prices are from the CGH 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 CGH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 38 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 OAK to CGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 12.13% less expensive than CGH
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to GRU flights


Flight Hacking OAK to CGH

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 CGH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (OAK > LAS > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $903 (46.69%)

See OAK to LAS flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (OAK > LAX > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $816 (42.19%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (OAK > MIA > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $792 (40.95%)

See OAK to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6473 miles or 10417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to CGH flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from OAK to CGH.


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 CGH
Destination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7


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