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

SFO — ATL
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in September or January, booked 41 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 Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ATL flight in 2023: compare San Francisco to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.

SFO - ATL

Price

$348 - $585

ATL

Temperature

42.8 - 80.6 °F

ATL

Rainfall

3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from$348From San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
One-way from$56One-way flight from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

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

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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 22% by booking at least 40 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 Atlanta within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $460.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Atlanta in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $208.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Atlanta in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Atlanta in January, February 2023

The best prices found for SFO to ATL flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$102

Frontier

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Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 4
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 28m
$105

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 5
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 28m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/25

San Francisco to Atlanta 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from San Francisco found for this year
Mar 4 - Mar 6
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$100

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 22 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$102

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 2 - Mar 7
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$103

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap Frontier flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

Mar 4 - Mar 6
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$100

Frontier

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 22 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$102

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 2 - Mar 7
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 33m
$103

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Atlanta direct flight deals
Feb 9 - Feb 12
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

7h 28m
$114

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 1 - Mar 8
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

4h 42m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 47m
$120

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 15 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

6h 29m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 43m
$121

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

Late deals on return flights to Atlanta from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 4
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 28m
$105

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 5
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 28m
$106

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 5
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 24m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

7h 28m
$111

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

One-way flights to Atlanta from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Atlanta
Mar 1
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
$49

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 23
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

1 stop

6h 29m
$54

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 1
SFO

San Francisco

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

4h 42m
$56

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Atlanta

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews

Boarding

6.3

Comfort

5.7

Entertainment

4.7

Food

4.9

Overall

6.1

Crew

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I didn’t like having to pay for a carry on to put overhead!!!!

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews

Boarding

6.3

Comfort

5.7

Entertainment

4.7

Food

4.9

Overall

6.1

Crew

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I didn’t like having to pay for a carry on to put overhead!!!!

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Atlanta flights.

What airports serve Atlanta from San Francisco?

The San Francisco area is served by three major airports, two of which offer flights to Atlanta. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the largest and will give you the most options in terms of routes and airlines. It has four terminals, which are connected by an air train. It is located 13 miles south of downtown and can be reached via car, taxi, rideshare, and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail. Located across from San Francisco on the other side of the bay is the Oakland International Airport (OAK). It is about 10 miles south of downtown Oakland and is accessible by taxi, shuttle service, and the BART rail system. This airport is slightly smaller and might not offer you as many flight options. Both airports provide both long and short-term parking lots for those who choose to drive.

Which airlines fly directly from San Francisco to Atlanta?

To fly directly from San Francisco to Atlanta, you will have to leave from San Francisco International Airport. From there you have several options for nonstop flights. Frontier Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines offer a direct flight to Atlanta on select days of the week. The days and times it is offered will vary depending on the month. United operates two nonstop flights seven days a week—one leaves in the morning and the other is an overnight flight leaving in the evening. Delta offers the most nonstop flight options. They have several flight options at all times of the day, from morning to evening, and they operate seven days a week.

What are the layover options between San Francisco and Atlanta?

The layover cities will depend on which airline you fly with. A flight with Delta may stop in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Seattle, or Minneapolis. United flights may include a layover in Houston or Chicago. These layover times range from less than an hour to several hours. Since they are all in major airports, there will be plenty of shopping and dining options to help you pass the time. Flights with Frontier stop in Denver for an eight-hour overnight stop. This adds a lot more time to your journey and generally won’t save you much money.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from San Francisco to Atlanta?

As both the origin and destination are within the United States, this is considered a domestic flight and no passport or visa is needed. However, if you already have a passport and prefer to use that, you may. To fly within the United States, you will still need to pass through security and present ID. Accepted forms of ID include a valid state-issued ID, driver's license, or military ID. If you are not a US citizen, you may present a foreign-issued passport or permanent resident card. When going through the security checkpoint, your bags will also be inspected, so it’s important to review what is safe to carry with you and which items should be placed in your checked baggage.

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 27 flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) per day to choose from. Flights to Atlanta from San Francisco are available from 10 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 30m is how long a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson typically takes.

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

Delta, Frontier, and United Airlines 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 Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Atlanta for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $100, but on average you can expect to pay $114.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Atlanta is less than $146.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Atlanta flight route?

Within the past month, 100 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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

On average 1 flight departs from San Francisco to Atlanta per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Atlanta?

Airlines like Frontier fly from San Francisco to Atlanta in about 6h 29m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . San Francisco and Atlanta are separated by a distance of 2146 mi.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Atlanta round-trip from $100. Frontier is priced at 77% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta, you may want to consider flying on Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta consider choosing Aeromexico (90%), KLM (86%) or ITA Airways (86%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta is generally $914, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $56. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), you can expect to pay $124 for that flight.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Atlanta

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

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$118Average$292FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$125Average$286FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$158Average$353FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$176Average$386FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$197Average$497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Endeavor AirlinesCheapest$310Average$514FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$352Average$628FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$397Average$654FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to Atlanta
18%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
65%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
5%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Atlanta

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Atlanta
Sunday30daily flights
Monday27daily flights
Tuesday26daily flights
Wednesday29daily flights
Thursday30daily flights
Friday30daily flights
Saturday22daily flights
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