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Travel time from Oakland to Fremont (California)



Oakland to Fremont (California) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Oakland to Fremont (California)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Fremont (California), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 3:17 pm:  start in Oakland
drive for about 18 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 4:30 pm at the latest

3:35 pm:  Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:00 pm

4:05 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:05 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:35 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:50 pm:  board Southwest Airlines Co. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

6:00 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 15 minutes

6:15 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:30 pm:  wheels up! take-off from OAK
fly for about 55 minutes in the air

7:25 pm:  Los Angeles International (LAX)
Los Angeles, CA is the same time as Oakland, CA
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 11 minutes to the gate

7:36 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

8:30 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 54 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

8:45 pm:  board Southwest Airlines Co. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

8:55 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 36 minutes

9:31 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 12 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:43 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 51 minutes in the air

10:34 pm (local time):  Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (SJC)
Fremont (California) is the same time as Oakland
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate

10:40 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at SJC
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 40 minutes to your destination

11:19 pm (local time):  arrive in Fremont (California)

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from OAK to SJC and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Oakland to Fremont (California) including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 4 hours




Flying non-stop from Oakland to Fremont (California)

How far is Fremont (California) from Oakland? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 23 miles or 38 km

Flight time: 33 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 8 hours, 2 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 14.7x faster, and saves you about 7.5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.



Best day of the week to fly to Fremont (California)

Looking at flights on Southwest Airlines Co. from OAK to LAX, and connecting flights on Southwest Airlines Co. from LAX to SJC, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.




Alternate flights from Oakland to Fremont (California)

The most common route is OAK to LAX, then connecting to SJC, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. OAK to LAX to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Los Angeles International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  2. OAK to SAN to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to San Diego International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  3. OAK to SEA to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Seattle/Tacoma International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  4. OAK to LAS to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to McCarran International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  5. OAK to BUR to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Bob Hope to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  6. OAK to PHX to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Phoenix Sky Harbor International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  7. OAK to SNA to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to John Wayne Airport-Orange County to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  8. OAK to PDX to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Portland International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  9. OAK to SLC to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Salt Lake City International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  10. OAK to ONT to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Ontario International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  11. OAK to DEN to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Denver International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  12. OAK to LGB to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Long Beach Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  13. OAK to DFW to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  14. OAK to DAL to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Dallas Love Field to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  15. OAK to OGG to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Kahului Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  16. OAK to MDW to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Chicago Midway International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  17. OAK to HNL to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Honolulu International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  18. OAK to AUS to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Austin - Bergstrom International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  19. OAK to ATL to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  20. OAK to ORD to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Chicago O'Hare International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  21. OAK to BWI to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  22. OAK to JFK to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to John F. Kennedy International to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  23. OAK to KOA to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Kona International Airport at Keahole to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  24. OAK to IAH to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
  25. OAK to LIH to SJC
    Metropolitan Oakland International to Lihue Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International




Airlines that fly to Fremont (California)

We picked Southwest Airlines Co. for your main flight, and Southwest Airlines Co. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  2. Spirit Air Lines (NK)
  3. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)
  4. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)




Plan a trip to Fremont (California)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Fremont, California. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Fremont (California). If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Hyatt Place Dublin/Pleasanton. A great place to eat might be Evvia Estiatorio. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Fremont (California) like What is your favorite restaurant in Fremont (California)? Click the button below to explore Fremont (California) in detail.






What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Fremont (California) to Oakland, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Oakland to Fremont (California) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Oakland to Fremont (California)?

If you happen to know Oakland, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Oakland!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 23 miles
flight time of 33 minutes
46 Oakland travel answers
4 Fremont (California) travel answers

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Fremont (California) Airports
  1. Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
  2. Oakland International Airport
  3. San Francisco International Airport
  4. Stockton Metropolitan Airport



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