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The best prices from Irvine to San Francisco are usually found in July or September, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Irvine (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO)

LAX - SFO
Price
$120 - $137
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 2% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$120

From Irvine to San Francisco

One-way from

$57

One-way flight from Irvine to San Francisco

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 Irvine to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 28% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 7% 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 Irvine to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from Irvine average $108. You can even find prices in August for less than $108, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $48. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Irvine. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Irvine to San Francisco (LAX - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Irvine to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Irvine to San Francisco in January, February 2021

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$76pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 25 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Irvine to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$76pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Irvine

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 25 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 25 Feb
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Irvine to San Francisco

4 Feb - 4 Feb
$111pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Francisco from Irvine

1:55 pm - 2:43 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
12h 48m
LAX - SFO
United Airlines
$57
United
3:00 am - 4:36 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 36m
LAX - SFO
Delta
$62
Delta
9:00 am - 3:19 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 19m
LAX - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Irvine to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to San Francisco 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 Los Angeles and San Francisco 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alaska Airlines are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Irvine to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $57, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Irvine to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Irvine to San Francisco is less than $98.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 880 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 Irvine to San Francisco on average per day?

4 flight departures from Los Angeles to San Francisco per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or San Francisco?

In Los Angeles, there will be less rainfall in Los Angeles compared to San Francisco over the next 10 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Los Angeles. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Irvine to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Irvine to San Francisco can take about 1h 10m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $92. Irvine and San Francisco are separated by a distance of 339 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $57, United Airlines will fly you from Irvine to San Francisco and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Alaska Airlines and Frontier - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $80 and $88, respectively. These flights start at 57% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $29 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from $36 and Frontier from $44 one-way.

Alternative routes for Irvine to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Flight duration
1h 28m
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Irvine to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$59 $133 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$53 $149 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$50 $155 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$53 $168 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $177 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$75 $187 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$104 $225 No cancel fee 63%
JSX
$143 $295 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.

Linear Air Taxi
$1,992 $5,026 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 Irvine to San Francisco

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of LAX to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of LAX to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of LAX to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to SFO departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Irvine to San Francisco
Sunday
47 daily flights
Monday
68 daily flights
Tuesday
58 daily flights
Wednesday
46 daily flights
Thursday
58 daily flights
Friday
64 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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