The cheapest times to fly from YTZ to OAK are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • October 8th to February 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 YTZ to OAK is early December. Prices can be as high as $1338 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $527 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Oakland

Flying from Toronto (YTZ) to Oakland, CA (OAK) will usually cost between $546 to $1061 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1276. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $729 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $755 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YTZ to OAK flight.

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

YTZ to OAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YTZ to OAK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Toronto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into YTZ. Thursdays 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 $82 (10%) 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 $753. Return trip prices are from the OAK to YTZ 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 YTZ to OAK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 2 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 YTZ 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 40.73% less expensive than OAK
  • 2-layover flights available

See YTZ to SJC flights

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

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 21.26% less expensive than OAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See YTZ to SFO flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from OAK
  • Usually 12.32% less expensive than OAK
  • 2-layover flights available

See YTZ to SMF flights


Flight Hacking YTZ 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 YTZ to OAK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (YTZ > BOS > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $624
  • Average savings: $132 (17.42%)

See YTZ to ORD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (YTZ > ORD > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $649
  • Average savings: $106 (14.04%)

See YTZ to BOS flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (YTZ > EWR > OAK)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $65 (8.54%)

See YTZ to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2255 miles or 3629 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YTZ to OAK flight is about 5 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Toronto and Oakland, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from YTZ to OAK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYTZ
Origination airport nameBilly Bishop Toronto City Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeOAK
Destination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States


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