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

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The best prices from San Francisco 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 (SFO) to Miami (MIA)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MIA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco 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 to Miami

One-way from

$94

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 to Miami?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Miami on a Thursday 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 33% on flights from San Francisco to Miami compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $202. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $254.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Miami from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $207 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $56. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco 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 to Miami in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MIA flights for June, July
5 Jul - 23 Aug
$187pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jul - 9 Aug
$195pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jul - 14 Jul
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Miami 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Miami from San Francisco found for this year
16 Aug - 24 Aug
$163pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$167pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Miami from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Miami direct flight deals
5 Oct - 14 Oct
$219pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$239pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$241pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Miami

Late deals on round-trip flights to Miami from San Francisco, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 8 Jul
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jun - 14 Jul
$244pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 29 Jun
$250pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Miami from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Miami
8:55 am - 5:34 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
5h 39m
SFO - MIA
Major Airline
$94
StudentUniverse
8:15 pm - 9:04 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
9h 49m
SFO - MIA
United Airlines
$108
United
7:35 am - 8:38 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
10h 03m
SFO - MIA
Alaska Airlines
$125
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco 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 11 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 to Miami for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Miami for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $197.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Miami under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Miami is less than $281.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco 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 3 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 to Miami?

Airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines fly from San Francisco to Miami in about 5h 23m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Miami, with prices starting at $163. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Major Airline, with the lowest prices starting at $196 and $216, respectively. Users have found that Frontier is 50% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Miami are Frontier ($82), Major Airline ($94), and American Airlines ($99).

Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 to Miami.
Flight duration
5h 48m
Average temperature for June in Miami
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Miami
10.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Miami

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Miami

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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 to Miami

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Miami.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of SFO to MIA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 43% 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
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Miami
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Miami.
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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