Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to California (CA)

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to LAX flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to California?

July can be a great time to fly to California from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $142. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to California (SFO - CA)?

When flying from San Francisco to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

To save up to 106% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to California from $180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $272 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to California in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to California flights for December, January
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$39pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$43pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jan - 29 Jan
$46pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from San Francisco found for this year
30 Dec - 4 Jan
$53pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$56pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 14 Jan
$63pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to California from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to California direct flight deals
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$39pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$42pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Jan - 22 Jan
$43pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from San Francisco, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 5 Jan
$71pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 20 Dec
$84pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to California from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to California
4:25 am - 5:56 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 31m
SFO - ONT
Frontier
$36
JustFly
2:25 pm - 3:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
SFO - SAN
Alaska Airlines
$38
mytrip.com
5:48 am - 7:08 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 20m
SFO - SBA
United Airlines
$39
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to California?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to California from San Francisco.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska 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 California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $39, but on average you can expect to pay $54.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to California is less than $55.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Francisco to California flight route?

The San Francisco to California flight path was viewed by 791 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 31 flights depart from San Francisco to California on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 32% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to California?

For as low as $39, Frontier can have you in California from San Francisco in 1h 31m. The distance from San Francisco to California is about 339 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Alaska Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $16. Frontier flights start at $24 while deals on United Airlines start at $39 one-way.

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

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), Copa Airlines (92%) or Air China (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to California.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to California?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to California? While on average our users pay $197, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $48. The most popular route (San Francisco - Los Angeles), is priced around $64.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to California, you may want to consider flying on Amtrak, Train or Bus as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to California?

Most travelers choose San Francisco - Los Angeles, San Francisco - San Diego or San Francisco - Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty when deciding on the best route from San Francisco to California.

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

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

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

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 California.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from California

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

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to California.
Flight duration from SFO to California
1h 28m

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to California 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
$48 $215 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$53 $163 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$53 $187 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$54 $229 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$68 $157 No cancel fee 65%
Southwest
$72 $230 No cancel fee 63%
Allegiant Air
$83 $153 No cancel fee 88%
JetBlue
$93 $253 No cancel fee 62%
Endeavor Airlines
$105 $207 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.

JSX
$118 $293 No cancel fee N/A

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

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