The cheapest times to fly from OAK to KWI are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 KWI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1922 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $950 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Kuwait City

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Kuwait (KWI) will usually cost between $966 to $1648 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 $1023. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1725. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $703 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to KWI flight.

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

OAK to KWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to KWI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KWI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuwait City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (9%) 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 $1221. Return trip prices are from the KWI 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 KWI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to KWI

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 KWI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (OAK > LHR > KWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $348 (28.48%)

See OAK to LHR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $984
  • Average savings: $236 (19.34%)

See OAK to CDG flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (OAK > ORD > KWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $203 (16.6%)

See OAK to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7766 miles or 12498 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to KWI flight is about 14 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Kuwait?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from OAK to KWI.


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 KWI
Destination airport name Kuwait International Airport
City Kuwait
Country Kuwait
Latitude 29.2
Longitude 48


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