Cheap flights from San Francisco to Cleveland (SFO - CLE)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl are usually found in August or July, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CLE flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Cleveland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cleveland.
SFO - CLE
Price
$286 - $504
CLE
Temperature
28.4 - 73.4 °F
CLE
Precipitation
2.3 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$286

From San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl

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 Cleveland (SFO - CLE)?

When flying from San Francisco to Cleveland, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 53% versus a flight in the morning.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 30% on flights from San Francisco to Cleveland compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 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 $443. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $559.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Cleveland. Flights to Cleveland from San Francisco in August are about $396 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $129.

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

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Cleveland. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cleveland.

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

The best prices found for SFO to CLE flights for December, January
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$119pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$120pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 15 Jan
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cleveland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cleveland from San Francisco found for this year
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$120pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 15 Jan
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 14 Dec
$124pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Cleveland from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Cleveland direct flight deals
1 Mar - 7 Mar
$317pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$331pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jan - 9 Jan
$345pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Cleveland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cleveland from San Francisco, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$120pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 15 Jan
$123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 14 Dec
$124pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Hopkins Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Cleveland
7:59 pm - 6:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 06m
SFO - CLE
Frontier
$49
Flights by SU
7:59 pm - 6:10 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 11m
SFO - CLE
Frontier
$57
Kiwi.com
7:59 pm - 6:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 06m
SFO - CLE
Frontier
$59
Flights by SU

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cleveland</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Cleveland

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

To fly from San Francisco to Cleveland, you need to book a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Hopkins Intl (CLE). Nonstop flights to Cleveland Hopkins Intl from San Francisco take 4h 37m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there is 1 outbound flight from San Francisco to Hopkins Intl offered by 7 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Cleveland for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $113, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Cleveland for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Cleveland under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Cleveland is less than $456.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Cleveland flight route?

The San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl flight path was viewed by 63 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 Cleveland on average per day?

Travelers can expect 5 flights from San Francisco to Cleveland on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Cleveland?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Cleveland in 7h 06m. Fly via Frontier to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 2168 mi.

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

Frontier, at $113, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Cleveland.. Frontier is 71% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Cleveland are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Cleveland?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Cleveland is $69. On average you can expect to pay $533. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Cleveland Hopkins Intl), can usually be booked for $164.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cleveland, OH

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Cleveland Hopkins Intl within the United States

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

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 Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

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

Returning to San Francisco from Cleveland Hopkins Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cleveland Hopkins Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Cleveland

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

Destination information for Cleveland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Cleveland.
Average temperature for December in Cleveland
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Cleveland
3.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Cleveland

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Cleveland Hopkins Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Cleveland 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
$88 $199 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$102 $326 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$125 $349 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$132 $400 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$165 $447 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$173 $331 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Cleveland

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Cleveland.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of SFO to CLE departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SFO to CLE departures
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Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Cleveland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Cleveland.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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