The cheapest times to fly from OAK to GRU are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • March 12th to April 29th
  • August 6th 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 GRU is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3017 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1114 for Sunday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) will usually cost between $1198 to $1945 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2058. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $778 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1700 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to GRU flight.

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

OAK to GRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to GRU 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GRU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. 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 $129 (8%) 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 $1594. Return trip prices are from the GRU 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 GRU can generally find a 1-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.


Flight Hacking OAK to GRU

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 GRU — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $992
  • Average savings: $708 (41.66%)

See OAK to LAS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (OAK > BOS > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $660 (38.83%)

See OAK to BOS flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (OAK > YVR > GRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1052
  • Average savings: $648 (38.13%)

See OAK to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro 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 GRU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to GRU 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 52 available flights from OAK to GRU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeGRU
Destination airport nameGuarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport
CitySao Paulo


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