The cheapest times to fly from OAK to SHJ are

  • January 1st to April 8th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 12th)
  • September 10th to November 11th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, and October 15th)

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 SHJ is late January. Prices can be as high as $6312 for Saturday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1335 for Friday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sharjah

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Sharjah (SHJ) will usually cost between $1357 to $2517 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1357. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $3381. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2024 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1602 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to SHJ flight.

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

OAK to SHJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to SHJ 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sharjah, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $959 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1590. Return trip prices are from the SHJ 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 SHJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 31 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 SHJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 33.43% less expensive than SHJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to DXB flights

Destination alternative #2: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in Abu Dhabi

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 22.22% less expensive than SHJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to AUH flights

Destination alternative #3: Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) in Jebel Ali

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from SHJ
  • Usually 19.91% less expensive than SHJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See OAK to DWC flights


Flight Hacking OAK to SHJ

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 SHJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (OAK > BOS > SHJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $431 (26.9%)

See OAK to BOS flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (OAK > LAX > SHJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $431 (26.9%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (OAK > JFK > SHJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1253
  • Average savings: $350 (21.82%)

See OAK to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8076 miles or 12997 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to SHJ flight is about 15 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Sharjah?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from OAK to SHJ.


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 SHJ
Destination airport name Sharjah International Airport
City Sharjah
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.5


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