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The cheapest times to fly from OAK to CGN are

  • September 10th to May 13th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 15th, November 5th, November 12th, November 19th, December 17th, February 12th, March 19th, and March 26th)

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 CGN is early March. Prices can be as high as $5853 for Friday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $983 for Tuesday flights around early March.

 

When to Fly to Cologne

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Cologne (CGN) will usually cost between $1166 to $2667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1217. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $2829. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1613 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1637 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to CGN flight.

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

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OAK to CGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to CGN flight is 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 $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CGN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Cologne, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $840 (28%) 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 $1539. Return trip prices are from the CGN to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to CGN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 3 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 CGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 61.35% less expensive than CGN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to AMS flights

Destination alternative #2: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 59.18% less expensive than CGN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to BRU flights

Destination alternative #3: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 56.92% less expensive than CGN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to LUX flights

Destination alternative #4: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 34 miles (55 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 46.87% less expensive than CGN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to DUS flights

Destination alternative #5: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 43.14% less expensive than CGN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to FRA flights

Destination alternative #6: Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Rotterdam

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 40.51% less expensive than CGN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to RTM flights

 

Flight Hacking OAK to CGN

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 CGN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $531
  • Average savings: $1106 (67.58%)

See OAK to LHR flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (OAK > BCN > CGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $1052 (64.28%)

See OAK to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (OAK > LGW > CGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $970 (59.24%)

See OAK to LGW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Delta, Eurowings, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5589 miles or 8995 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to CGN flight is about 11 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Cologne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from OAK to CGN.

 

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 CGN
Destination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

 

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