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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson 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 (SFO) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ATL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
SFO - ATL
Price
$277 - $449
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Precipitation
3.4 - 5.3 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 to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 17% 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 Atlanta?

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.

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 19 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 $325.

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

The best prices found for SFO to ATL flights for October, November
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$131pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from San Francisco found for this year
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$130pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from San Francisco, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$132pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Atlanta
3:17 pm - 1:47 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 30m
SFO - ATL
Frontier
$64
JustFly
7:24 am - 5:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
30h 36m
SFO - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$65
Kiwi.com
7:57 pm - 12:35 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 38m
SFO - ATL
Frontier
$68
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Atlanta

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 17 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 21m 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, 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

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.

How popular is this San Francisco to Atlanta flight route?

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

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 $123. Frontier is priced at 62% 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 Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta is generally $746, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $103. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), you can expect to pay $118 for that flight.

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 Frontier (96%), Delta (93%) or Aerolineas Argentinas (93%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

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

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 Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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

Returning to San Francisco from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 to Atlanta.
Average temperature for October in Atlanta
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Atlanta
3.0 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$102 $296 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$108 $274 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$148 $305 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$151 $339 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$187 $405 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$193 $770 No cancel fee 75%
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.

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of SFO to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of SFO to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of SFO to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of SFO to ATL departures
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6 AM
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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.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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