Cheap flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks (SFO - FAI)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Fairbanks are usually found in August or January, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to FAI flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Fairbanks flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fairbanks.
SFO - FAI
Price
$335 - $458
FAI
Temperature
-7.6 - 62.6 °F
FAI
Rainfall
0.3 - 2.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$335

From San Francisco to Fairbanks

One-way from

$193

One-way flight from San Francisco to Fairbanks

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Fairbanks?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Fairbanks from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $391 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $293. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Fairbanks. 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 Fairbanks.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Fairbanks (SFO - FAI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Fairbanks is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Fairbanks, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 108% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $590 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $776.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to FAI flights for May, June
25 Jun - 2 Jul
$378pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 3 Jul
$380pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$383pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Fairbanks 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fairbanks from San Francisco found for this year
13 Aug - 14 Aug
$335pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Aug - 13 Aug
$340pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Aug - 14 Aug
$345pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks

Late deals on round-trip flights to Fairbanks from San Francisco, departing today and this week
27 May - 30 May
$793pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
27 May - 30 May
$809pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 May - 30 May
$815pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Fairbanks from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks
12:44 pm - 8:24 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 40m
SFO - FAI
Delta
$193
Delta
12:44 pm - 8:24 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 40m
SFO - FAI
Delta
$216
Delta
12:44 pm - 7:50 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 06m
SFO - FAI
Delta
$246
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Fairbanks

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines 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 Fairbanks for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $335, but on average you can expect to pay $379.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Fairbanks for under $800?

There are currently 12+ open flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($335), and Alaska Airlines ($373) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Fairbanks. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Fairbanks for 14% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Fairbanks check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $250. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Fairbanks) can be booked for $335 on average our data indicates $533 when flying from San Francisco to Fairbanks.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Fairbanks, AK

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Fairbanks.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Fairbanks

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Fairbanks must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Destination information for Fairbanks

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Fairbanks.
Average temperature for May in Fairbanks
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Fairbanks
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Fairbanks

Top 3 airlines flying from San Francisco to Fairbanks

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Fairbanks 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
Alaska Airlines
$154 $372 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$158 $321 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$260 $783 No cancel fee 71%
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