Cheap flights from San Francisco to Austin (SFO - AUS)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Austin are usually found in September or February, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Austin (AUS)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to AUS flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Austin flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Austin.
SFO - AUS
Price
$177 - $262
AUS
Temperature
64.4 - 96.8 °F
AUS
Rainfall
1.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

$177

From San Francisco to Austin

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from San Francisco to Austin

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 to Austin?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Austin. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from San Francisco to Austin compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 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 $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $141.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Austin from San Francisco. Prices for August average $106 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $36. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Austin (SFO - AUS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Austin in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 42% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Austin in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to AUS flights for June, July
21 Jul - 27 Jul
$149pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jul - 27 Jul
$150pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jul - 27 Jul
$157pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Austin 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Austin from San Francisco found for this year
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$134pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$136pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Austin from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Austin direct flight deals
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$134pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$136pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Austin

Late deals on round-trip flights to Austin from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 9 Jul
$196pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 13 Jul
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 17 Jul
$216pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Austin from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Austin
4:10 am - 9:47 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
3h 37m
SFO - AUS
Alaska Airlines
2:00 am - 10:44 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 44m
SFO - AUS
Delta
$99
Delta
4:30 am - 7:55 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
13h 25m
SFO - AUS
United Airlines
$119
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Austin

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin Bergstrom to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Austin Bergstrom. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

If you wish to fly to Austin from San Francisco, then you need to book flights from San Francisco to Austin Bergstrom. There are 15 flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Austin Bergstrom (AUS) per day to choose from. Flights to Austin from San Francisco are available from 10 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 3h 25m is how long a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Austin Bergstrom typically takes.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Austin for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Austin for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Austin for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Austin under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Austin is less than $156.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 172 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Austin Bergstrom.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Austin?

In San Francisco, there will be less rainfall in San Francisco compared to Austin over the next 3 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Austin?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 97 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Austin is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Austin?

Airlines like United Airlines and Alaska Airlines fly from San Francisco to Austin in about 3h 27m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Alaska Airlines, at $97, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Austin.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Frontier. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 54% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $70. Alaska Airlines flights start at $79 while deals on United Airlines start at $88 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Austin

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

Destination information for Austin

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Austin.
Flight duration
3h 40m
Average temperature for June in Austin
93.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Austin
3.8 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Austin

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Austin

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Austin 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
$43 $149 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$67 $180 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$105 $217 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$110 $226 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$124 $241 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$136 $252 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$90 $262 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$92 $301 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$132 $328 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Austin

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Austin.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of SFO to AUS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of SFO to AUS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to AUS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to AUS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Austin
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Austin.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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