The cheapest times to fly from OAK to TRG are

  • January 29th to June 24th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 TRG is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $7391 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1207 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Tauranga

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Tauranga (TRG) will usually cost between $1295 to $2641 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2756. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1449 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1624 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to TRG flight.

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

OAK to TRG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to TRG 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TRG, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into OAK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tauranga, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1992 (38%) 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 $1612. Return trip prices are from the TRG 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 TRG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 43 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 TRG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 24.88% less expensive than TRG
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to AKL flights

Destination alternative #2: Rotorua Airport (ROT) in Rotorua

  • 31 miles (50 km) away from TRG
  • Usually 1.97% less expensive than TRG
  • 2-layover flights available

See OAK to ROT flights


Flight Hacking OAK to TRG

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 TRG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (OAK > AKL > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1277
  • Average savings: $347 (21.37%)

See OAK to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1432
  • Average savings: $192 (11.82%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (OAK > HNL > TRG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1581
  • Average savings: $43 (2.65%)

See OAK to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6518 miles or 10490 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to TRG flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Tauranga?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from OAK to TRG.


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 TRG
Destination airport name Tauranga Airport
City Tauranga
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 176.2


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