Cheap flights from San Francisco to Albany (SFO - ALB)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Albany Intl are usually found in August or January, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Albany (ALB)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ALB flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Albany flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Albany.
SFO - ALB
Price
$219 - $670
ALB
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
ALB
Precipitation
2.2 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$219

From San Francisco to Albany Intl

One-way from

$175

One-way flight from San Francisco to Albany Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Albany, New York?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 56% on flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $430. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $534.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Albany, New York?

Flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Albany, New York in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $178.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Albany, New York?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Albany, New York on a Saturday 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Albany, New York (SFO - ALB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Albany, New York is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 46% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Albany in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to ALB flights for October, November
27 Oct - 4 Nov
$153pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$199pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$228pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Albany 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Albany from San Francisco found for this year
27 Oct - 4 Nov
$153pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$199pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$228pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Albany

Late deals on round-trip flights to Albany from San Francisco, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 4 Nov
$153pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$270pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$273pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Albany Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Albany
7:30 pm - 9:43 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 13m
SFO - ALB
American Airlines
7:03 pm - 5:36 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 33m
SFO - ALB
United Airlines
$176
United
1:30 am - 7:27 pm
Delta
2 Stops
14h 57m
SFO - ALB
Delta
$186
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Albany</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Albany

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Albany Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $199, but on average you can expect to pay $253.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Albany, New York for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this San Francisco to Albany, New York flight route?

Within the past month, 18 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Albany Intl.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Albany, New York round-trip?

American Airlines, at $228, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Albany, New York.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Delta. American Airlines is priced at 44% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Albany, New York one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $70. Users have also found prices from $114 and $116 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Albany, New York?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Albany, New York.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Albany, New York?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Albany, New York is generally $782, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $138. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Albany Intl), you can expect to pay $229 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Albany, NY

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Albany Intl within the United States

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Albany Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albany 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 Albany Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Albany

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Albany

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Albany.
Average temperature for October in Albany
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Albany
2.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Albany

Top 4 airlines flying from San Francisco to Albany Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Albany 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
Frontier
$142 $308 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$177 $520 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$184 $448 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$204 $499 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Albany

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Albany.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Albany
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Albany.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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