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The cheapest times to fly from OAK to SCN are

  • January 1st to January 28th (except the week of January 15th)
  • February 26th to August 19th (except the weeks of March 19th, May 28th, June 25th, and July 2nd)
  • mid to late September

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 SCN is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $6848 for Wednesday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $3380 for Sunday flights around early to mid May.

 

When to Fly to Saarbr├╝cken

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Saarbrucken (SCN) will usually cost between $3631 to $6040 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $4000. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $5785. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1786 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to SCN flight.

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

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OAK to SCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to SCN 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 $0.5, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCN, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Wednesdays 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 $1839 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4069. Return trip prices are from the SCN 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 SCN 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 12 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 SCN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 84.47% less expensive than SCN
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to LUX flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 80.85% less expensive than SCN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to DUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 80.16% less expensive than SCN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #4: Euro Airport (BSL) in Mulhouse

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 79.61% less expensive than SCN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to BSL flights

Destination alternative #5: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 79.51% less expensive than SCN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to FRA flights

Destination alternative #6: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from SCN
  • Usually 72.83% less expensive than SCN
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to STR flights

 

Flight Hacking OAK to SCN

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 SCN ÔÇö but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Luxembourg (OAK > LUX > SCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $3526 (77.65%)

See OAK to LUX flights

Hack #2: Hamburg (OAK > HAM > SCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1138
  • Average savings: $3403 (74.94%)

See OAK to HAM flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1252
  • Average savings: $3290 (72.44%)

See OAK to FRA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5678 miles or 9138 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to SCN flight is about 11 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Saarbrucken?

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

 

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 SCN
Destination airport name Saarbruecken Airport
City Saarbrucken
Country Germany
Latitude 49.2
Longitude 7.1

 

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