The cheapest times to fly from OAK to LGB are
- July 30th to February 4th (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 LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $652 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $124 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Long Beach
Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $128 to $457 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $425. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $213 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to LGB flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OAK to LGB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the OAK to LGB flight is much 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 $0.38, which is a bit above 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 $136 (43%) 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 $181. Return trip prices are from the LGB to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from OAK to LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 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 LGB while comparing.
- 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
- Usually 7.04% less expensive than LGB
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from OAK to LGB? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 353 miles or 568 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from OAK to LGB?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to LGB flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Long Beach, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from OAK to LGB.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Metropolitan Oakland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Long Beach Airport|
|City||Long Beach, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from OAK to LGB tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGB heading for OAK about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Long Beach, CA is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 5 minutes late
- JetBlue: 16 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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