The cheapest times to fly from OAK to JHB are

  • February 5th to May 6th
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • December 24th to January 21st (except the week of January 8th)

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 JHB is early May. Prices can be as high as $23000 for Friday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $1590 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Johor Bahru

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Johor Bahru (JHB) will usually cost between $18700 to $22000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $15348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $20867. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5519 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $20100 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to JHB flight.

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

OAK to JHB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to JHB 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 $1.48, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JHB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Johor Bahru. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1119 (5%) 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 $18780. Return trip prices are from the JHB to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to JHB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 11 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from OAK to JHB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) in Singapore

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from JHB
  • Usually 95.35% less expensive than JHB
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to SIN flights


Flight Hacking OAK to JHB

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 JHB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ho Chi Minh City (OAK > SGN > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1059
  • Average savings: $19041 (94.73%)

See OAK to SGN flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (OAK > KUL > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $18999 (94.52%)

See OAK to KUL flights

Hack #3: Jakarta (OAK > CGK > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $18929 (94.17%)

See OAK to CGK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, JAL, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8441 miles or 13584 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to JHB flight is about 16 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Johor Bahru?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from OAK to JHB.


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 JHB
Destination airport name Senai International Airport
City Johor Bahru
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.6
Longitude 103.7


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