The cheapest times to fly from PVR to OAK are

  • January 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • July 30th to November 11th

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 PVR to OAK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1581 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $225 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $295 to $646 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $702. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $392 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $388 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVR to OAK flight.

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

PVR to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVR to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Puerto Vallarta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Oakland, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Puerto Vallarta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (26%) 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 $353. Return trip prices are from the OAK to PVR 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 PVR to OAK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 47 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 PVR to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 2.58% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See PVR to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1554 miles or 2501 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVR to OAK flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Puerto Vallarta and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from PVR to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PVR
Origination airport name Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
City Puerto Vallarta
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.7
Longitude -105.3

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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