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“Cheap flights to OAK can cost as little as $150 USD or less for round-trip.”

Flying into Beautiful Berkeley

Seeking cheap airlines to Berkeley, California? In that case, you have three options. The Oakland airport is the preferred airport for Berkeley visitors because it's only 15 miles from the city center. The San Francisco International Airport is just 25 miles away, and the San Jose International airport is a 48-mile drive. When seeking the cheapest option, you're likely to find more affordable tickets through the Oakland airport. With transportation options ranging from car rentals and taxi services to public transportation, it's easy to make the short distance from the Oakland airport to your hotel in Berkeley.
Hotels in Berkeley
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
$207 avg/night
Oakland Marriott City Center
$139 avg/night
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
$159 avg/night
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How Do I Book a Flight?

Cheap flights to OAK can cost as little as $150 USD or less for round-trip depending on when you book and where you're flying from. Start by booking well in advance. If your trip is flexible, book for Berkeley's off-season in late spring and early autumn for cheaper rates. Through OAK, you're best booking is a flight on United Airways for the best rates.

How Do I Get Around Berkeley?

Whether you're flying into Oakland, San Francisco, or San Jose, the Berkeley Shuttle can help you get around. This non-stop 24/7 service runs from the three major airports to hotels, homes, and more in cities across the area. Otherwise, the BART train (from the Oakland airport) can help you get around for under $10 USD for a one-way ticket, or book an Amtrack ticket. You can also rent a private car at the airport from services like Enterprise, Hertz, and more.

Are There Any Hotels Nearby?

Plenty of hotels are easy to get to and close to attractions. Book a room at the 2-star Rodeway Inn Berkeley for affordable accommodations that are within walking distance from a BART station and one mile from the university. Closer hotels like the 3-star Courtyard Oakland Airport make getting to and from the airport easy with free airport transportation.

What Amenities Are at the Airport?

If you're flying into Oakland as most Berkeley visitors do, you can grab a bite to eat at restaurants in each terminal. If you're looking for some entertainment while you're waiting for your flight, Terminal 2 features intricate artwork displays, or you can head to the airport's North Fields to visit the Oakland Aviation Museum.

Are There Any Additional Travel Tips?

While many people love how quick and easy it is to get to baggage claim, it can take a while for your bags to arrive, so make sure you give yourself extra time.