Cheap flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs (SFO - PSP)

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PSP flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Palm Springs flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Palm Springs.
SFO - PSP
Price
$177 - $341
PSP
Temperature
55.4 - 93.2 °F
PSP
Precipitation
0.1 - 1 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

$118

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Palm Springs is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 30 days in advance, which can save you up to 101% on flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 30 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 $300. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $487.

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 42%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to PSP flights for December, January
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$114pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Palm Springs 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco found for this year
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Dec - 25 Dec
$191pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United 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 Feb - 9 Feb
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Feb - 12 Feb
$127pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jan - 2 Feb
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United 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
14 Dec - 21 Dec
$191pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Dec - 22 Dec
$200pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Dec - 24 Dec
$201pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Palm Springs from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs
5:26 am - 11:01 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 35m
SFO - PSP
Delta
$118
Delta
3:40 am - 5:14 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
SFO - PSP
Alaska Airlines
5:50 am - 6:32 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
12h 42m
SFO - PSP
United Airlines
$137
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Palm Springs

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

If you book a flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs, you will be flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs. Flights to Palm Springs (PSP) from San Francisco (SFO) take 1h 24m for a nonstop flight. There are 19 flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs per day from 8 airlines.

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Sun Country Air 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs is less than $193.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Palm Springs flight route?

Within the past month, 59 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Palm Springs on average per day?

2 flight departures from San Francisco to Palm Springs per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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

A quick flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs can take about 1h 34m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $97. The distance between San Francisco and Palm Springs is about 422 mi. 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 Palm Springs round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($97), Delta ($148), and American Airlines ($151) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Palm Springs. Users have found that United Airlines is 60% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs are United Airlines ($49), Delta ($66), and Alaska Airlines ($69).

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to Palm Springs are Korean Air (100%), Horizon Air (93%) and Fiji Airways (93%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs is generally $341, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $52. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Palm Springs), you can expect to pay $127 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Palm Springs, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Palm Springs.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Palm Springs

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Palm Springs must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Palm Springs

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

Destination information for Palm Springs

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Palm Springs.
Flight duration from SFO to PSP
1h 34m
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 flying 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 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$67 $250 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$78 $287 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $279 No cancel fee 75%
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Palm Springs.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 44% of SFO to PSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of SFO to PSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 15% of SFO to PSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to PSP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Palm Springs
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Palm Springs.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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