Cheap flights from Irvine to San Francisco (SFO)

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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 to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare Irvine to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
IR9 - SFO
Price
$120 - $137
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
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Precipitation
0 - 4.4 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

$40

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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Irvine to San Francisco (IR9 - SFO)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Irvine to San Francisco as you normally would.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 118% by booking at least 30 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 Irvine to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $176.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Irvine. Users have commonly found prices around $134 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

Cheap flights from Irvine to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Irvine to SFO flights for October, November
25 Nov - 3 Dec
$48pp
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Alaska Airlines
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31 Oct - 4 Nov
$56pp
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20 Oct - 3 Dec
$58pp
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Irvine to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Irvine found for this year
25 Nov - 3 Dec
$48pp
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31 Oct - 4 Nov
$56pp
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20 Oct - 3 Dec
$58pp
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Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Irvine

Save time with Irvine to San Francisco direct flight deals
18 Jan - 18 Jan
$14pp
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4 Feb - 8 Feb
$46pp
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25 Nov - 3 Dec
$48pp
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Last minute flights from Irvine to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Irvine, departing today and this week
20 Oct - 3 Dec
$58pp
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Alaska Airlines
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20 Oct - 29 Oct
$67pp
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23 Oct - 24 Oct
$85pp
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Irvine

The cheapest one-way flights from Irvine to San Francisco
2:23 am - 3:50 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 27m
LAX - SFO
American Airlines
3:50 pm - 5:10 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 20m
LAX - SFO
JetBlue
3:00 am - 4:32 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 32m
LAX - SFO
Major Airline
$50
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Flight FAQs

From Irvine to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Irvine?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Irvine. Booking flights from Irvine to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there are 89 daily inbound flights from Irvine from 14 different airlines.

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

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

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 Alaska Airlines for just $14, but on average you can expect to pay $63.

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 $66.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Irvine to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Irvine to San Francisco have been viewed 880 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 20 flights from Irvine to San Francisco a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 10% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Irvine to San Francisco?

There are many flights that can get you from Irvine to San Francisco in 1h 19m. Fly via Alaska Airlines, Major Airline, or JetBlue to get the fastest option. Irvine and San Francisco are separated by a distance of 339 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $18. However, be on the lookout for offers from Major Airline and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Irvine to San Francisco for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Irvine to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - San Francisco) can be booked for $73 on average our data indicates $240 when flying from Irvine to San Francisco

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

The most popular airlines flying from Irvine to San Francisco are Amtrak, Train and Bus. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Consider China Southern (100%), Gulf Air (92%) or Delta (91%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Irvine to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Irvine from San Francisco

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 Irvine.

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

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Alternative routes for Irvine to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Irvine to San Francisco.
Flight duration from Irvine to SFO
1h 29m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Irvine

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Irvine to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Irvine to San Francisco 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
$48 $156 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$49 $196 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$52 $146 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$53 $196 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$53 $200 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$59 $139 No cancel fee 65%
Southwest
$104 $219 No cancel fee 63%
JSX
$118 $309 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 $5,768 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Irvine towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of Irvine to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of Irvine to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of Irvine to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of Irvine to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Irvine to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Irvine to San Francisco.
Sunday
76 daily flights
Monday
106 daily flights
Tuesday
106 daily flights
Wednesday
103 daily flights
Thursday
89 daily flights
Friday
90 daily flights
Saturday
54 daily flights
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