Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (PAR)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Paris are usually found in January or February, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (PAR)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PAR flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Paris flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Paris.
SFO - PAR
Price
$392 - $680
PAR
Temperature
46.4 - 77 °F
PAR
Rainfall
0.6 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$392

From San Francisco to Paris

One-way from

$282

One-way flight from San Francisco to Paris

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 Paris?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Paris. 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 Paris.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 2% 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 31 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 to Paris 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $529, or $529 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Paris (SFO - PAR)?

When flying from San Francisco to Paris, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Paris in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PAR flights for May, June
15 Jun - 28 Jun
$487pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$495pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 4 Jun
$495pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Paris 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Paris from San Francisco found for this year
2 Dec - 8 Dec
$383pp
SFO
San Francisco
French Bee
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
French Bee
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$405pp
SFO
San Francisco
French Bee
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
French Bee
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Oct - 10 Nov
$423pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Paris from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Paris direct flight deals
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$405pp
SFO
San Francisco
French Bee
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
French Bee
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Oct - 10 Nov
$423pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Oct - 3 Nov
$424pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
Air Caraïbes
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Paris

Late deals on round-trip flights to Paris from San Francisco, departing today and this week
20 May - 27 May
$621pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORY
Paris Orly
ORY
Paris Orly
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 25 May
$653pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 25 May
$668pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
BVA
Paris Beauvais-Tille
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Paris from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Paris
4:30 pm - 12:20 pm
Air Caraïbes
Nonstop
10h 50m
SFO - ORY
Air Caraïbes
$282
Travel2Be
4:30 pm - 12:20 pm
French Bee
Nonstop
10h 50m
SFO - ORY
French Bee
4:20 pm - 4:20 am
Vueling
1 Stop
27h 00m
SFO - ORY
Vueling
$285
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Paris

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Paris 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 Paris 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Paris have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air France, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air France with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Paris?

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Paris. You should not have trouble finding flights to Paris from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 2 outbound flights to Paris per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 27 airlines have flights from the San Francisco airport to Paris. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Paris for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Paris for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on French Bee for just $405, but on average you can expect to pay $446.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Paris for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Paris under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Paris is less than $499.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Paris for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Paris within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Paris?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 77 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Paris is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Paris?

Departing from San Francisco to Paris will take you 10h 50m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Paris round-trip from $405. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Caraïbes, from $423, and SAS, from $448. French Bee is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is French Bee, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $189. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Caraïbes and Vueling, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Paris for a low price.

Destination information for Paris

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Paris.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Flight duration
11h 02m
Average temperature for May in Paris
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Paris
1.0 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Paris

Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
Paris Beauvais-Tille (BVA)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Paris

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Paris 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
Finnair
$272 $550 No cancel fee 76%
Air Caraïbes
$271 $565 No cancel fee 56%
Iberia
$268 $575 No cancel fee 77%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$360 $581 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$359 $652 No cancel fee 75%
Icelandair
$353 $684 No cancel fee 76%
Air Canada
$354 $807 No cancel fee 67%
SAS
$439 $831 No cancel fee 77%
Aer Lingus
$555 $928 No cancel fee N/A
Malta MedAir
$672 $973 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Paris

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Paris.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of SFO to PAR departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SFO to PAR departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SFO to PAR departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to PAR departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Paris
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Paris.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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