The cheapest times to fly from OAK to CHS are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to November 18th
  • early December

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 CHS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2923 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $325 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Charleston

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Charleston, SC (CHS) will usually cost between $340 to $758 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $359. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1060. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $701 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $441 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to CHS flight.

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

OAK to CHS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to CHS 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $194 (32%) 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 $404. Return trip prices are from the CHS 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 CHS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charleston AFB/International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2381 miles or 3832 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to CHS flight is about 5 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Charleston, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 112 available flights from OAK to CHS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCHS
Destination airport nameCharleston AFB/International Airport
CityCharleston, SC
Countrythe United States


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