Cheap flights from San Francisco to Raleigh (SFO - RDU)

SFO — RDU
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from San Francisco to Raleigh-Durham are usually found in January or October, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Raleigh (RDU)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to RDU flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Raleigh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Raleigh.

SFO - RDU

Price

$266 - $757

RDU

Temperature

41 - 80.6 °F

RDU

Rainfall

2.9 - 4.7 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop
Round-trip from$266From San Francisco to Raleigh-Durham
One-way from$120One-way flight from San Francisco to Raleigh-Durham

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 12% 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 25 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 Raleigh 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $508, or $574 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Raleigh. Flights to Raleigh from San Francisco in January are about $480 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $168.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Raleigh (SFO - RDU)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Raleigh in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 42% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Raleigh in September, October 2022

The best prices found for SFO to RDU flights for September, October
Oct 28 - Nov 1
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 12m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 59m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

9h 10m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 47m
$166

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 28 - Oct 31
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 12m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 36m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

San Francisco to Raleigh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Raleigh from San Francisco found for this year
Nov 2 - Nov 16
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 41m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 22m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 28 - Nov 1
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 12m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 59m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 9 - Nov 15
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

11h 36m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 35m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Cheap Frontier flights from San Francisco to Raleigh

Nov 2 - Nov 16
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 41m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 22m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 28 - Nov 1
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 12m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 59m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 9 - Nov 15
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

11h 36m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 35m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Non-stop flights to Raleigh from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Raleigh direct flight deals
Nov 1 - Nov 8
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

9h 44m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 11m
$292

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 2 - Nov 8
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

9h 44m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 11m
$333

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 2 - Nov 8
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

9h 44m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 11m
$334

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Raleigh

Late deals on return flights to Raleigh from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Oct 5 - Oct 10
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

13h 53m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 36m
$212

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 4 - Nov 9
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

33h 24m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 22m
$228

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 5 - Oct 10
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

9h 01m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 36m
$234

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to Raleigh from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Raleigh
Oct 29
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

9h 10m
$80

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 28
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 12m
$86

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 8
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

20h 31m
$87

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Raleigh?

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to Raleigh. On a typical day, there are 2 flights from San Francisco to Raleigh-Durham, all of which are around 5h 03m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 10 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to Raleigh.

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

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Raleigh for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Raleigh for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $159, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Raleigh for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Raleigh under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Raleigh is less than $411.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Raleigh?

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Raleigh flight route?

Within the past month, 13 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Raleigh-Durham.

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

On average 2 flights depart from San Francisco to Raleigh per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Raleigh?

For as low as $159, Frontier can have you in Raleigh from San Francisco in 7h 41m. The distance from San Francisco to Raleigh is about 2407 mi.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Raleigh is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $159 on this airline. This flight start at 66% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $80. Users have also found prices from $120 and $124 on JetBlue and Delta, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Raleigh are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Raleigh?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Raleigh? While on average our users pay $1,085, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $108. The most popular route (San Francisco - Raleigh-Durham), is priced around $198.

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Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Raleigh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Raleigh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$115Average$294FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$137Average$514FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$139Average$404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$147Average$321FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$157Average$447FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$254Average$551FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$257Average$557FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$284Average$498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Raleigh

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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Raleigh

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Raleigh
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