Cheap flights from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO - ANC)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Anchorage are usually found in February or September, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Anchorage (ANC)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ANC flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Anchorage flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Anchorage.
SFO - ANC
Price
$283 - $537
ANC
Temperature
17.6 - 59 °F
ANC
Rainfall
0.5 - 3.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$283

From San Francisco to Anchorage

One-way from

$238

One-way flight from San Francisco to Anchorage

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 Anchorage?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 47 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 47 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Anchorage 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $446, or $594 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO - ANC)?

When flying from San Francisco to Anchorage, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 33% versus a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Anchorage?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Anchorage. Flights to Anchorage from San Francisco in February are about $385 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $256.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Anchorage in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SFO to ANC flights for August, September
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$361pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$362pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Sep - 3 Oct
$363pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Anchorage 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Anchorage from San Francisco found for this year
1 Nov - 10 Nov
$342pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$343pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 10 Nov
$346pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Cheap Delta flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

4 Oct - 18 Oct
$358pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$362pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Sep - 23 Sep
$372pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Francisco to Anchorage is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $451.99 RT. This price is typically 79% cheaper than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Anchorage flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $176. San Francisco Airport is the most common San Francisco airport to take off from when flying to Anchorage. Anchorage Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Anchorage. When flying from San Francisco to Anchorage, Delta flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

27 Aug - 31 Aug
$384pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$393pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Aug - 26 Aug
$441pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Anchorage, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $587.50 RT. This price is typically 65% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Anchorage flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $202. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Anchorage is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Anchorage is Anchorage Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Anchorage, United Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Anchorage from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Anchorage direct flight deals
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$384pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Aug - 2 Sep
$419pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$420pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

Late deals on round-trip flights to Anchorage from San Francisco, departing today and this week
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$384pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$393pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$402pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Anchorage from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Anchorage
4:33 am - 6:47 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
15h 14m
SFO - ANC
United Airlines
$238
United
9:15 am - 6:50 pm
Delta
2 Stops
10h 35m
SFO - ANC
Delta
$256
Delta
6:51 pm - 12:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 49m
SFO - ANC
Multiple Airlines
$288
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Anchorage

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Anchorage?

Anchorage is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Anchorage from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Anchorage (ANC) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily flights to Anchorage from 6 different airlines. 4h 40m is how long a flight from San Francisco to Anchorage will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Anchorage for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Anchorage for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $342, but on average you can expect to pay $361.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Anchorage for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Anchorage under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Anchorage is less than $576.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Anchorage for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Anchorage within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Anchorage?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Anchorage flight route?

Within the past month, 12 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Anchorage.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Anchorage on average per day?

Per day, 4 flights depart from San Francisco to Anchorage on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Anchorage?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Anchorage in 4h 50m. Fly via Alaska Airlines, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 2026 mi between San Francisco and Anchorage. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Alaska Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Anchorage, with prices starting at $342. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $358 and $384, respectively. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$175 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $180 and $187, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Anchorage?

Consider Qatar Airways (100%), Air Canada (87%) or United Airlines (87%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to Anchorage.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Anchorage?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Anchorage? While on average our users pay $964, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $184. The most popular route (San Francisco - Anchorage), is priced around $358.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Anchorage are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Anchorage, AK

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Anchorage.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Anchorage

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Anchorage are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

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Top 5 airlines flying from San Francisco to Anchorage

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Anchorage 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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $23 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Allegiant Air
$174 $294 No cancel fee 88%
Alaska Airlines
$176 $452 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$200 $392 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$202 $588 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Anchorage

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Anchorage.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of SFO to ANC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of SFO to ANC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to ANC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to ANC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Anchorage
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Anchorage.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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