Cheap flights from San Francisco to Reno (SFO - RNO)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Reno are usually found in August or January, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to RNO flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Reno flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Reno.
SFO - RNO
Price
$168 - $329
RNO
Temperature
35.6 - 75.2 °F
RNO
Precipitation
0.2 - 1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$168

From San Francisco to Reno

One-way from

$103

One-way flight from San Francisco to Reno

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 Reno?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 10%.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Reno from San Francisco. Prices for August average $256 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Reno (SFO - RNO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Reno is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

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

To save up to 53% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 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 Reno from $269 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $373 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Reno in November, December 2021

The best prices found for SFO to RNO flights for November, December
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
9 Dec - 10 Dec
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$106pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Reno 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Reno from San Francisco found for next year
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 10 Dec
$97pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$106pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Reno from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Reno direct flight deals
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 10 Dec
$97pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 10 Dec
$112pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Reno
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Reno

Late deals on round-trip flights to Reno from San Francisco, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$117pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$126pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Reno
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$152pp
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San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Reno
RNO
Reno
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Reno from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Reno
4:10 am - 12:49 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
8h 39m
SFO - RNO
Alaska Airlines
$103
mytrip.com
4:40 am - 5:47 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 07m
SFO - RNO
American Airlines
1:40 am - 12:20 pm
Delta
2 Stops
10h 40m
SFO - RNO
Delta
$106
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Reno

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

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to Reno. On a typical day, there are 8 flights from San Francisco to Reno, all of which are around 0h 59m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to Reno.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Reno that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Linear Air Taxi. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Reno for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Reno under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Reno is less than $169.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Reno flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to Reno was viewed by 48 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 1 flight departs from San Francisco to Reno per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Reno?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Reno can take about 1h 09m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $77. San Francisco and Reno are separated by a distance of 192 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Reno round-trip from $77. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. United Airlines is priced at 69% 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 Reno one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Reno are United Airlines ($39), Alaska Airlines ($51), and Frontier ($67).

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Reno?

Consider United Airlines (88%), Avianca (86%) or SkyWest Airlines (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to Reno.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Reno, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Reno?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Reno) can be booked for $126 on average our data indicates $191 when flying from San Francisco to Reno.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Reno, NV

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

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

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

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 Reno.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Reno

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

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Reno

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

Destination information for Reno

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Reno.
Flight duration from SFO to RNO
1h 13m
Average temperature for November in Reno
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Reno
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Reno

Top 3 airlines flying from San Francisco to Reno

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Reno 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
$73 $194 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$147 $326 No cancel fee 69%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,137 $3,510 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 Reno

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Reno.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 58% of SFO to RNO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of SFO to RNO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 14% of SFO to RNO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to RNO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Reno
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Reno.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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