The cheapest times to fly from OAK to CTS are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of 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 CTS is early March. Prices can be as high as $2766 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1181 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Sapporo

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Sapporo (CTS) will usually cost between $1220 to $2110 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 $1304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1111 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1420 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to CTS flight.

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

OAK to CTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to CTS flight is slightly 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 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 $252 (15%) 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 $1360. Return trip prices are from the CTS 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 CTS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to CTS

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 CTS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1006
  • Average savings: $414 (29.17%)

See OAK to LAS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $380 (26.73%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (OAK > SEA > CTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1186
  • Average savings: $234 (16.48%)

See OAK to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4785 miles or 7701 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to CTS flight is about 9 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Sapporo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from OAK to CTS.


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 CTS
Destination airport name New Chitose Airport
City Sapporo
Country Japan
Latitude 42.8
Longitude 141.7


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