Cheap flights from San Francisco to Buffalo (SFO - BUF)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Buffalo are usually found in October or February, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Buffalo (BUF)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to BUF flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Buffalo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Buffalo.
SFO - BUF
Price
$358 - $754
BUF
Temperature
24.8 - 71.6 °F
BUF
Rainfall
2.5 - 4 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$358

From San Francisco to Buffalo

One-way from

$204

One-way flight from San Francisco to Buffalo

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 Buffalo (SFO - BUF)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Buffalo in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 45% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 45 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 Buffalo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $550.

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

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Buffalo on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Buffalo from San Francisco. Prices for October average $502 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $258. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a October flight can save you 50% on your journey compared to booking in July

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Buffalo in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SFO to BUF flights for June, July
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$406pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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23 Jul - 28 Jul
$452pp
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Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Buffalo
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Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
13 Jul - 21 Jul
$500pp
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San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
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Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Buffalo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Buffalo from San Francisco found for this year
22 Aug - 27 Aug
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$208pp
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San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$215pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Buffalo from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Buffalo direct flight deals
18 Aug - 30 Aug
$1,135pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
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Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Major Airline
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San Francisco
30 Aug - 10 Sep
$1,175pp
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San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
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Major Airline
Non-Stop
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San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Buffalo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Buffalo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 7 Jul
$528pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
9 Jul - 17 Jul
$541pp
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San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
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Buffalo
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
10 Jul - 14 Jul
$545pp
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San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco

One-way flights to Buffalo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Buffalo
4:42 am - 7:58 pm
Delta
2 Stops
12h 16m
SFO - BUF
Delta
$204
Delta
6:11 pm - 6:29 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 18m
SFO - BUF
Multiple Airlines
$215
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 8:20 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
9h 25m
SFO - BUF
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Buffalo

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

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Buffalo for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Buffalo for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $204, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Buffalo for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from San Francisco to Buffalo under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Buffalo is less than $1,155.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Buffalo for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Buffalo within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this San Francisco to Buffalo flight route?

The San Francisco to Buffalo flight path was viewed by 36 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Buffalo is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $204 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and JetBlue, starting at $258 and $306 round-trip. Users have found that Frontier is 59% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $129 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $170 and JetBlue from $178 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Buffalo?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Buffalo? While on average our users pay $1,094, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $117. The most popular route (San Francisco - Buffalo), is priced around $258.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Buffalo, NY

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Buffalo

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

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Buffalo

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

Destination information for Buffalo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Buffalo.
Average temperature for June in Buffalo
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Buffalo
3.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Buffalo

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Buffalo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Buffalo 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
$84 $346 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$192 $414 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$225 $614 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$242 $608 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$254 $483 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$469 $648 No cancel fee 75%
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