The flight time from Salt Lake City to Oakland is 1 hour, 48 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SLC Salt Lake City, UT 2 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 27 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives OAK Oakland, CA 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
94%
Southwest
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Oakland is 1 hour, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Salt Lake City to Oakland is 588 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Oakland to Salt Lake City
1 hour, 40 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 44m
Delta
1h 51m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

51

Distance

588 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
32
Southwest
18

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Salt Lake City from Oakland by plane?

The distance from Salt Lake City to Oakland by plane is 588 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Salt Lake City to Oakland?

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Oakland is 1 hour, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 27 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 44 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 51 minutes.

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Oakland?

Delta and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland.

Does Southwest fly from Salt Lake City to Oakland?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Oakland (OAK). On average, they have 18 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Salt Lake City 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 87 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Oakland 11 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Salt Lake City to Oakland, Southwest is 87% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 94% 6% 0%
Southwest 87% 13% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Salt Lake City and Oakland, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 10 86 5 104
Delta 16 88 4 111

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
8am 0.96
1pm 0.03
10am 0.16
12pm 0.15
2pm 0.01
5am 0.08
10pm 0.81
5pm 0.83
3pm 1.07
6am 0.75
7pm 0.14
8pm 0.78
9am 0.01
6pm 0.09
7am 0.05
11am 1.45

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 227
February 208
March 234
April 224
May 224
June 217
July 220
August 236
September 229
October 230
November 209
December 229

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City to Oakland that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.87
Tuesday 7.92
Wednesday 7.88
Thursday 7.81
Friday 7.81
Saturday 5.62
Sunday 6.77

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
Southwest 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
8am 18 89 4 113
1pm 10 87 4 102
10am 10 85 5 100
12pm 9 88 5 101
2pm 11 89 4 104
5am 10 84 5 99
10pm 16 86 5 109
5pm 16 90 4 111
3pm 15 89 4 110
6am 10 86 6 105
7pm 9 84 6 100
8pm 13 86 5 105
9am 40 88 5 133
6pm 10 85 6 102
7am 17 86 5 108
11am 16 87 4 108
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.