Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Miami (SFO - MIA)

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The best prices from San Francisco International to Miami are usually found in August or January, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco International (SFO) to Miami (MIA)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MIA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco International to Miami flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Miami.
SFO - MIA
Price
$276 - $493
MIA
Temperature
78.8 - 91.4 °F
MIA
Rainfall
1.7 - 10.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$276

From San Francisco International to Miami

One-way from

$130

One-way flight from San Francisco International to Miami

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 International to Miami?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 30% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco International to Miami.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 28 days in advance to save up to 33% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 28 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco International to Miami 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $202, or $254 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco International to Miami?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Miami from San Francisco International average $207. You can even find prices in July for less than $207, as users have found deals to Miami from as low as $56. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Miami from San Francisco International. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco International to Miami (SFO - MIA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco International to Miami in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Miami in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MIA flights for May, June
10 May - 12 May
$192pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 May - 12 May
$196pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 12 May
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Miami 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Miami from San Francisco International found for this year
10 May - 12 May
$192pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 May - 12 May
$196pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 12 May
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Miami from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Miami direct flight deals
25 Oct - 3 Nov
$241pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$251pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 12 Aug
$261pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Miami

Late deals on round-trip flights to Miami from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
16 May - 19 May
$218pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 19 May
$230pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 May - 21 May
$231pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Miami from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Miami
8:25 pm - 9:09 am
Delta
1 Stop
9h 44m
SFO - MIA
Delta
$130
Delta
9:55 am - 9:00 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
20h 05m
SFO - MIA
United Airlines
$131
United
8:49 am - 8:32 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
8h 43m
SFO - MIA
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Miami

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Miami are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Miami that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United 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 Miami?

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Miami (MIA) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to Miami. On a typical day, there are 10 flights from San Francisco to Miami, all of which are around 5h 20m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 10 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to Miami.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Miami for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $218, but on average you can expect to pay $243.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to Miami for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco International to Miami under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Miami is less than $302.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Miami for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to Miami within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Miami flight path was viewed by 364 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Miami?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically less than Miami. We can gather that this will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Miami?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Miami 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 International to Miami?

For as low as $241, American Airlines can have you in Miami from San Francisco International in 5h 42m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Miami, with prices starting at $218. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by JetBlue and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $238 and $241, respectively. Users have found that Frontier is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $93. Users have also found prices from $112 and $130 on Frontier and JetBlue, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco International to Miami

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

Destination information for Miami

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco International to Miami.
Flight duration
6h 02m
Average temperature for May in Miami
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Miami
5.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Miami

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Miami

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International to Miami 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
Delta
$132 $292 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$84 $295 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$131 $310 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$131 $346 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$138 $368 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$158 $424 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$154 $437 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$141 $454 No cancel fee 75%
Envoy Air
$443 $633 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to Miami

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco International towards Miami.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 68% of SFO to MIA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of SFO to MIA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to MIA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to MIA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to Miami
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco International to Miami.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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