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The best prices from San Francisco to Palm Springs are usually found in January or July, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Palm Springs (PSP)

SFO - PSP
Price
$177 - $341
PSP
Temperature
66.2 - 95 °F
PSP
Rainfall
0 - 2.6 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$177

From San Francisco to Palm Springs

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs

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 Palm Springs?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs?

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 24 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 Palm Springs from $366 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $448 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Palm Springs from San Francisco. Prices for July average $355 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $178. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs (SFO - PSP)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PSP flights for December, January
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$142pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$158pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Palm Springs 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco found for this year
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$142pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$158pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Palm Springs direct flight deals
5 Jan - 13 Jan
$117pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jan - 14 Jan
$127pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jan - 10 Jan
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs

Late deals on round-trip flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$207pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 18 Dec
$210pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 18 Dec
$218pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs
5:36 am - 3:30 pm
Delta
2 Stops
9h 54m
SFO - PSP
Delta
$109
Delta
11:12 am - 4:43 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
17h 31m
SFO - PSP
Major Airline
$113
StudentUniverse
2:30 pm - 3:58 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 28m
SFO - PSP
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Palm Springs flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Palm Springs

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, 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 Palm Springs for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $147.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs is less than $202.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Palm Springs flight path was viewed by 382 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 Palm Springs?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is less than in Palm Springs. You can expect this to be the case over the next 14 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Palm Springs?

Temperatures around the 95 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Palm Springs is hotter than in San Francisco. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs can take about 1h 20m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $171. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs round-trip from $117. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $126, and United Airlines, from $131. Alaska Airlines is 52% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $69. Users have also found prices from $73 and $79 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Palm Springs

Destination information for Palm Springs

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Palm Springs
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for December in Palm Springs
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Palm Springs
1.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Palm Springs

Top 6 airlines from San Francisco to Palm Springs

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Palm Springs 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
Sun Country Air
$38 $157 N/A 83%
American Airlines
$67 $250 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $279 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$78 $287 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$117 $362 No cancel fee N/A
Linear Air Taxi
$2,712 $5,257 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Palm Springs

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of SFO to PSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of SFO to PSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of SFO to PSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to PSP departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Palm Springs
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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