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The cheapest times to fly from SLC to OAK are

  • July 30th to February 4th (except the weeks of November 26th and December 10th)

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 SLC to OAK is early November. Prices can be as high as $465 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $171 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $176 to $344 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 $186. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $311. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to OAK flight.

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

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SLC to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to OAK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $70 (25%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the OAK to SLC 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 SLC to OAK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 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 SLC to OAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 12.31% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 8.42% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to SFO flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 3.46% less expensive than OAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to SMF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 587 miles or 945 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to OAK flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from SLC to OAK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

Return Airport

Destination codeOAK
Destination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.7
Longitude-122.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SLC to OAK tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave OAK heading for SLC about 7 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Oakland, CA is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 3 minutes late
  • Delta: 14 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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