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The cheapest times to fly from PIT to OAK are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to December 16th (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 PIT to OAK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1514 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $240 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $311 to $688 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $329. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $952. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $623 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $465 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIT to OAK flight.

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

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PIT to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIT to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pittsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $122 (22%) 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 $441. Return trip prices are from the OAK to PIT 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 PIT to OAK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 1 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 PIT to OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 21.74% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See PIT to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 15.93% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 13.24% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to SMF flights

Destination alternative #4: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 6.46% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIT to MRY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2238 miles or 3602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIT to OAK flight is about 5 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Pittsburgh, PA and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from PIT to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code PIT
Origination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2

Return Airport

Destination code OAK
Destination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

 

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