Spirit begins daily nonstop service between OAK and San Diego

Oakland, Calif. – May 25, 2022: Today, Spirit Airlines begins flying their new route between OAK and San Diego. Seats are on sale now, and flights will operate daily using Spirit’s Airbus 319/320/321 airliners with 8 “Big Front” and up to 220 standard seats.  

          Southbound – Daily: Depart OAK 1:30 PM – Arrive SAN 2:50 PM 

          Northbound – Daily: Depart SAN 10:56 AM – Arrive OAK 12:21 PM 

“Spirit’s new daily nonstop service to San Diego gives Bay Area travelers a great new option especially as the summer travel season is ramping up,” says Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the Port of Oakland. “It’s easier than ever to Fly the East Bay Way to San Diego!” 

“We welcome Spirit Airlines’ new nonstop between San Diego and Oakland,” said Kimberly Becker, President & CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. “There are many reasons for San Diegans to visit our friends in the north, whether it’s our connections to educational institutions, business opportunities, or for those that want to take a quick getaway for the weekend and skip the traffic congestion. We extend a sunny, warm invitation to those in the Bay Area to head south and enjoy our many unique beach cities, award-winning restaurants, and plentiful attractions.” 

This new San Diego route marks the seventh that Spirit offers at OAK. Others include Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Chicago, Newark/New York, and Philadelphia. 

Flights are available for sale now at spirit.com. 


About Oakland International Airport 

Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area. It is the closest airport to most Bay Area employers. By roadway and BART air-rail, OAK enables excellent access to all of the region’s business, entertainment and tourism venues. 

The vision of Oakland International Airport is to be the airport of choice for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of East Bay waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region with more than a $130 billion economic impact. 

Updates about travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, current departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details about on-airport parking, shopping and dining and more, can be found at www.oaklandairport.com.

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