The cheapest times to fly from OAK to HVB are

  • April 9th to November 4th (except the weeks of April 30th, May 7th, May 28th, and June 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 HVB is mid August. Prices can be as high as $5445 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1480 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Hervey Bay

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Hervey Bay (HVB) will usually cost between $1596 to $4159 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1677. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3952. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2275 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2014 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to HVB flight.

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

OAK to HVB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to HVB 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hervey Bay, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4943 (48%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2036. Return trip prices are from the HVB 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 HVB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 36 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 HVB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from HVB
  • Usually 36.32% less expensive than HVB
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to BNE flights

Destination alternative #2: Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Maroochydore

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from HVB
  • Usually 3.80% less expensive than HVB
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to MCY flights


Flight Hacking OAK to HVB

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 HVB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (OAK > SYD > HVB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1414
  • Average savings: $601 (29.82%)

See OAK to SYD flights

Hack #2: Brisbane (OAK > BNE > HVB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1554
  • Average savings: $460 (22.84%)

See OAK to BNE flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (OAK > SJC > HVB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1807
  • Average savings: $208 (10.3%)

See OAK to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hervey Bay Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7006 miles or 11275 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to HVB flight is about 13 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Hervey Bay?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from OAK to HVB.


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 HVB
Destination airport name Hervey Bay Airport
City Hervey Bay
Country Australia
Latitude -25.3
Longitude 152.9


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