The cheapest times to fly from VIE to OAK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 VIE to OAK is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1539 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $512 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Vienna (VIE) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $520 to $1184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $542. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1185. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $644 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $763 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VIE to OAK flight.

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

VIE to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VIE to OAK flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Vienna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into VIE. Saturdays 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 $192 (18%) 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 $727. Return trip prices are from the OAK to VIE 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 VIE 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 11 hour 45 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 VIE to OAK while comparing.

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 19.48% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See VIE to SFO flights


Flight Hacking VIE to OAK

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 VIE to OAK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (VIE > CDG > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $566
  • Average savings: $197 (25.84%)

See VIE to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (VIE > CPH > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $162 (21.18%)

See VIE to CDG flights

Hack #3: Oslo (VIE > OSL > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $135 (17.64%)

See VIE to OSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Condor, CSA, Delta, Ethiopian, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SWISS, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Volaris, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5987 miles or 9635 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VIE to OAK flight is about 11 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Vienna and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from VIE to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VIE
Origination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6

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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