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Fares from $55 One Way, $110 Round Trip from Washington to Oakland

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Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
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Aug 5, 2018

Disappointed that no screens or music available with a trip across country during the day. At least if it was an evening trip I could have slept but instead I was incredibly bored.

Flying from Washington DC to Oakland

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Flights to Oakland

If you're looking for cheap flights to Oakland, using Orbitz.com makes it easy to find what you need. The website searches available flights landing at the Oakland International Airport to find you tickets with a low fare.

Oakland International Airport

The Oakland International Airport is located on Airport Drive, approximately 10 miles from downtown Oakland and 25 miles from downtown San Francisco. The airport has hubs for 11 different airlines, including JetBlue, US Airways, Hawaiian Airlines and Delta. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, you'll find flight options from all of the airlines. This makes it easy for you to choose the option that fits your travel needs.

Transportation from the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train services the Oakland International Airport. The fare between the airport and downtown Oakland is $1.75. You can also take the bus from the airport into Oakland. The bus costs $2 for adults and $1 for children. It runs every 15 minutes from 4:56 a.m. to 12:06 a.m. and every hour from 12:35 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com.

Weather in Oakland

Oakland has moderate weather. Temperatures range from 44 degrees Fahrenheit to 57 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months. During the summer, the temperatures range from 55 degrees Fahrenheit to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The winter months are Oakland's off-peak travel season. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip during this time, it will be easy to find cheap flights to Oakland.

Highlights and Attractions

Popular attractions in Oakland include the Oakland Zoo, Old Oakland and the Oakland Museum of California. Orbitz.com does more than book cheap flights to Oakland. You can also use the website to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Flights from Washington to Oakland - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Oakland?

Yes, you can jet from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) with Southwest Airlines, the only airline with direct services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Oakland?

With the flight from Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) taking a minimum of 6 hours and 10 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the ride. Grab an in-flight wine and sink into your seat with an engrossing movie or book.

What airlines fly from Washington (and vicinity) to Oakland (and vicinity) most frequently?

Southwest Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This trusted air carrier operates 30 flights from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Oakland?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Oakland have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Oakland with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Oakland without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.