Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Abu Dhabi (AUH)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl are usually found in March or February, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Abu Dhabi (AUH)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to AUH flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Abu Dhabi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Abu Dhabi.
SFO - AUH
Price
$738 - $1,560
AUH
Temperature
64.4 - 95 °F
AUH
Precipitation
0.4 - 0.8 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$738

From San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl

One-way from

$659

One-way flight from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Abu Dhabi. Flights to Abu Dhabi from San Francisco in March are about $1,007 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $699.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi (SFO - AUH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi?

Find a great deal and save up to 32% by booking at least 49 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,078.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to AUH flights for October, November
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$729pp
SFO
San Francisco
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 17 Nov
$732pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Nov - 3 Dec
$737pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Abu Dhabi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from San Francisco found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$729pp
SFO
San Francisco
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 17 Nov
$732pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Nov - 3 Dec
$737pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Abu Dhabi from San Francisco, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 17 Nov
$732pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 17 Nov
$975pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 17 Nov
$1,061pp
SFO
San Francisco
Royal Jordanian
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Royal Jordanian
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Abu Dhabi Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi
2:45 am - 1:50 pm
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
24h 05m
SFO - AUH
Etihad Airways
$659
KAYAK
7:55 am - 7:10 pm
KLM
2 Stops
24h 15m
SFO - AUH
KLM
$805
KLM
2:20 pm - 4:00 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
38h 40m
SFO - AUH
Turkish Airlines
$2,921
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Abu Dhabi

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and KLM flying from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $729, but on average you can expect to pay $836.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi for under $800?

There are currently 13+ open flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi round-trip?

Flying on Etihad Airways is currently your cheapest option to Abu Dhabi, with prices starting at $729. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $786 and $857, respectively. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi one-way?

$410 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Etihad Airways and KLM, with prices starting from $659 and $801, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi?

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi, you may want to consider flying on Air Canada, British Airways or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi is generally $2,151, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $652. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Abu Dhabi Intl), you can expect to pay $729 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Abu Dhabi from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Abu Dhabi Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Abu Dhabi Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Abu Dhabi?

Returning to San Francisco from Abu Dhabi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Abu Dhabi

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Destination information for Abu Dhabi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = AED 3.68
Average temperature for October in Abu Dhabi
98.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Abu Dhabi
0.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Abu Dhabi

Top 4 airlines flying from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
KLM
$702 $934 No cancel fee 75%
Lufthansa
$723 $1,133 No cancel fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$770 $1,571 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$795 $1,099 No cancel fee N/A
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