The cheapest times to fly from OAK to HUX are

  • January 8th to February 11th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 HUX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1730 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $469 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Huatulco

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Santa Cruz/Huatulco (HUX) will usually cost between $479 to $1008 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 $490. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1463. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $973 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $546 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to HUX flight.

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

OAK to HUX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to HUX flight is 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 $0.15, 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 $153 (22%) 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 $550. Return trip prices are from the HUX 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 HUX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 55 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 HUX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xoxocotlan International Airport (OAX) in Oaxaca

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from HUX
  • Usually 14.38% less expensive than HUX
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to OAX flights


Flight Hacking OAK to HUX

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 HUX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (OAK > GDL > HUX)

  • Price for both tickets: $476
  • Average savings: $71 (12.91%)

See OAK to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (OAK > MEX > HUX)

  • Price for both tickets: $491
  • Average savings: $55 (10.07%)

See OAK to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bahias de Huatulco International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2190 miles or 3524 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to HUX flight is about 4 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Santa Cruz/Huatulco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from OAK to HUX.


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 HUX
Destination airport name Bahias de Huatulco International Airport
City Santa Cruz/Huatulco
Country Mexico
Latitude 15.8
Longitude -96.3


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