The cheapest times to fly from OAK to FIH are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 FIH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $6504 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1144 for Sunday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Kinshasa

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Kinshasa (FIH) will usually cost between $1597 to $5903 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $2993. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $5057. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2064 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4883 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to FIH flight.

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

OAK to FIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to FIH flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kinshasa, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2059 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1941. Return trip prices are from the FIH 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 FIH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 2 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 FIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Maya Maya Airport (BZV) in Brazzaville

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from FIH
  • Usually 40.30% less expensive than FIH
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to BZV flights


Flight Hacking OAK to FIH

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 FIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (OAK > JFK > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1156
  • Average savings: $3727 (76.33%)

See OAK to JFK flights

Hack #2: Paris (OAK > CDG > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1164
  • Average savings: $3719 (76.16%)

See OAK to CDG flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (OAK > EWR > FIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1278
  • Average savings: $3605 (73.82%)

See OAK to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, Brussels Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from N’Djili International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8914 miles or 14346 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to FIH flight is about 17 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Kinshasa?

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


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 FIH
Destination airport name N’Djili International Airport
City Kinshasa
Country the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude -4.4
Longitude 15.4


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