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Fares from $71 One Way, $142 Round Trip from Oakland to Columbus

Prices starting at $142 for return flights and $71 for one-way flights to Columbus were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Oakland to Columbus - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Oakland to Columbus?

Unfortunately, you won't find any direct flights from Oakland to Columbus. If you want to fly from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), get set to change planes. Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines service this route with just one stopover. Use the layover to stretch out your legs and get a bite to eat.

What is the shortest flight from Oakland to Columbus?

The quickest flight time from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) is 5 hours. Grab your favorite tipple from the drink cart, hone your travel itinerary or get to know your neighbors — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul journey.

Route Information for Flights from Oakland to Columbus

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Flying from Oakland to Columbus

Oakland Airport Information

If you are searching for cheap flights from Oakland, Orbitz.com can help. The Oakland International Airport provides air service to the Oakland area and is located on Airport Drive, about 10 miles from downtown Oakland. Several major airlines provide service to the airport, including Alaska, Allegiant, ArkeFly, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Sata, Southwest, Spirit, US Airways, and Volaris. Orbitz.com can compare the rates on most of these carriers, so you can choose the best bargain before you purchase your tickets.

Parking Options Located at the Airport

The airport has several parking lots for you to choose from. Long-term parking is $22 a day, Short-term rates are $2 for 30 minutes with a daily rate of $32, economy parking is $16 per day, and premier parking, located right near the terminal, is $3 every 30 minutes with a daily maximum of $36.

Transportation to the Airport

Transportation to and from the airport is provided by shuttles, limos, taxis, car rentals, and the BART. Taxi service from downtown Oakland to the airport will cost around $28. Car rentals are a convenient way of getting to the airport, and Orbitz.com can find you the best rates from among the several different carriers.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

Restaurants located in the airport include Mua, Caffee Trieste, Marica, The Grand Tavern, Toast, Café Dejena, Yayu Ethiopian, and 360 Degrees Gourmet Burritos. These restaurants provide a wide variety of snack, dining, and breakfast options for travelers. Orbitz.com can find deals on transportation to the airport and cheap flights from Oakland when you are planning your next vacation.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

^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.