Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta (SFO - ATL)

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The best prices from San Francisco International to Atlanta are usually found in January or February, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco International (SFO) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ATL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco International to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
SFO - ATL
Price
$277 - $449
ATL
Temperature
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$277

From San Francisco International to Atlanta

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from San Francisco International to Atlanta

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco International to Atlanta?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 48% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco International to Atlanta?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco International to Atlanta, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $164 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $224.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco International to Atlanta?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Atlanta from San Francisco International. Prices for April average $175 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $42. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco International to Atlanta (SFO - ATL)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to ATL flights for May, June
17 May - 19 May
$139pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 22 May
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 22 May
$151pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from San Francisco International found for this year
17 May - 19 May
$139pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 22 May
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 22 May
$151pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Atlanta direct flight deals
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$160pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 Sep - 28 Sep
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Sep - 11 Sep
$163pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
17 May - 19 May
$139pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 22 May
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 22 May
$151pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Atlanta from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta
4:50 am - 12:44 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
4h 54m
SFO - ATL
Frontier
$83
BudgetAir
4:50 am - 12:44 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
4h 54m
SFO - ATL
Frontier
$84
BudgetAir
4:50 am - 12:44 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
4h 54m
SFO - ATL
Frontier
$85
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, United Airlines, and Frontier 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.

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

If you wish to fly to Atlanta from San Francisco, then you need to book flights from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. There are 14 flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) per day to choose from. Flights to Atlanta from San Francisco are available from 9 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 27m is how long a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson typically takes.

Can I find flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $139, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Atlanta is less than $195.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Atlanta for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 362 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Atlanta?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally more than the rainfall in Atlanta. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Atlanta is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco International to Atlanta?

For as low as $160, Frontier can have you in Atlanta from San Francisco International in 4h 54m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco International to Atlanta round-trip?

Frontier, at $139, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco International to Atlanta.. You may be able to fly from San Francisco International to Atlanta for 57% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$67 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier.

Alternative routes for San Francisco International to Atlanta

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

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco International to Atlanta.
Flight duration
5h 08m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International to Atlanta 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
$108 $274 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$102 $296 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$148 $305 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$151 $339 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$187 $405 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$247 $463 No cancel fee N/A
Endeavor Airlines
$310 $514 No cancel fee N/A

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

Alaska Airlines
$193 $770 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco International towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 64% of SFO to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of SFO to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of SFO to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 2% of SFO to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco International to Atlanta.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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