Cheap flights from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO - PHX)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Phoenix are usually found in August or June, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PHX flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
SFO - PHX
Price
$146 - $260
PHX
Temperature
68 - 107.6 °F
PHX
Rainfall
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$146

From San Francisco to Phoenix

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from San Francisco to Phoenix

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 Phoenix?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 Phoenix from $63 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $78 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Phoenix from San Francisco. Prices for September average $72 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $37. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a September flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO - PHX)?

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

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Phoenix in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PHX flights for April, May
6 May - 9 May
$58pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$59pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$60pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Phoenix 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from San Francisco found for this year
6 May - 9 May
$58pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$59pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$60pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Phoenix direct flight deals
6 May - 9 May
$58pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$59pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 10 May
$60pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from San Francisco, departing today and this week
19 Apr - 23 Apr
$59pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Apr - 23 Apr
$60pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Apr - 22 Apr
$63pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Phoenix from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Phoenix
9:55 am - 4:09 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 14m
SFO - PHX
United Airlines
$78
United
10:50 am - 12:50 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 00m
SFO - PHX
Alaska Airlines
2:00 am - 6:02 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 02m
SFO - PHX
Delta
$89
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Phoenix

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Phoenix for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Phoenix for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $58, but on average you can expect to pay $74.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Phoenix is less than $74.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Phoenix for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Phoenix within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl flight path was viewed by 89 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 Phoenix?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is same as in Phoenix. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Phoenix?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 108 °F range in July. The weather in Phoenix is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Phoenix?

Departing from San Francisco to Phoenix will take you 2h. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Phoenix, with prices starting at $58. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $79 and $88, respectively. Users have found that Frontier is 69% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $30. Users have also found prices from $40 and $49 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Phoenix

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

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Phoenix.
Flight duration
2h 05m
Average temperature for April in Phoenix
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Phoenix
0.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Phoenix

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Phoenix

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Phoenix 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
Alaska Airlines
$68 $174 No cancel fee 75%
Allegiant Air
$92 $175 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$83 $242 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$88 $255 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$200 $269 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $276 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$102 $280 No cancel fee 62%
JSX
$208 $346 No cancel fee N/A

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

Southwest
$226 $348 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Phoenix.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of SFO to PHX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 39% of SFO to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of SFO to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Phoenix.
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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