Cheap flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh (SFO - PIT)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Pittsburgh are usually found in August or October, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PIT flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Pittsburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Pittsburgh.
SFO - PIT
Price
$285 - $559
PIT
Temperature
39.2 - 84.2 °F
PIT
Precipitation
2.3 - 4.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$285

From San Francisco to Pittsburgh

One-way from

$90

One-way flight from San Francisco to Pittsburgh

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 Pittsburgh?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 32% by booking at least 29 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Pittsburgh within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $196.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Pittsburgh from San Francisco. Prices for August average $209 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $100. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Pittsburgh (SFO - PIT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Pittsburgh in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh in August, September 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PIT flights for August, September
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$209pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$210pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$213pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Pittsburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Pittsburgh from San Francisco found for this year
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$209pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$210pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$213pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Pittsburgh from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Pittsburgh direct flight deals
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$425pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$463pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$468pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh

Late deals on round-trip flights to Pittsburgh from San Francisco, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$239pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Aug - 28 Aug
$303pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Aug - 15 Aug
$314pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Pittsburgh from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh
8:49 pm - 1:00 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 11m
SFO - PIT
Frontier
$90
Kiwi.com
7:42 am - 8:27 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 45m
SFO - PIT
Frontier
$110
Flights by SU
9:07 am - 8:14 am
Frontier
1 Stop
20h 07m
SFO - PIT
Frontier
$111
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Pittsburgh

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from San Francisco to Pittsburgh have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $209, but on average you can expect to pay $233.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Pittsburgh is less than $597.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Pittsburgh flight path was viewed by 46 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 Pittsburgh?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally more than the rainfall in Pittsburgh. This will continue over the next 3 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Pittsburgh?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Pittsburgh can take about 8h 25m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $239.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Pittsburgh round-trip?

Frontier, at $210, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Pittsburgh.. Frontier is currently priced 51% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $90.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Pittsburgh, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Pittsburgh.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Pittsburgh

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Pittsburgh must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Pittsburgh

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

Destination information for Pittsburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Pittsburgh.
Average temperature for August in Pittsburgh
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Pittsburgh
3.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Pittsburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Pittsburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Pittsburgh 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
Frontier
$102 $219 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$178 $313 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$148 $321 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$133 $382 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$168 $415 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$237 $488 No cancel fee 69%
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