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The cheapest times to fly from OAK to LEJ are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • August 6th to August 19th
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 LEJ is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3999 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1068 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.

 

When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $1209 to $2715 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1319. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2747. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1428 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1575 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to LEJ flight.

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

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OAK to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to LEJ flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEJ, and Sunday 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 $314 (16%) 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 $1575. Return trip prices are from the LEJ to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to LEJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 13 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 LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 48.27% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 40.36% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 26.71% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to SXF flights

Destination alternative #4: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 19.09% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #5: Dresden Airport (DRS) in Dresden

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 13.40% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to DRS flights

Destination alternative #6: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 18.86% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to NUE flights

 

Flight Hacking OAK to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Munich (OAK > MUC > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $584 (37.06%)

See OAK to MUC flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (OAK > DUS > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $994
  • Average savings: $581 (36.9%)

See OAK to DUS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (OAK > FRA > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $525 (33.31%)

See OAK to FRA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Condor, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5690 miles or 9157 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to LEJ flight is about 11 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Leipzig?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from OAK to LEJ.

 

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 LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2

 

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