Cheap flights from Tempe to San Francisco (PHX - SFO)

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The best prices from Tempe to San Francisco are usually found in April or July, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tempe (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SFO flight in 2021: compare Tempe to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
PHX - SFO
Price
$147 - $208
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$147

From Tempe to San Francisco

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from Tempe 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 Tempe to San Francisco?

Flights from Tempe to San Francisco are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Tempe to San Francisco, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $105.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Tempe with a flight ticket averaging about $108. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tempe to San Francisco (PHX - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Tempe to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Tempe to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PHX to SFO flights for May, June
20 May - 23 May
$67pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
20 May - 24 May
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
20 May - 22 May
$77pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Tempe to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Tempe found for this year
20 May - 23 May
$67pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
20 May - 24 May
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
20 May - 22 May
$77pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Tempe

Save time with Tempe to San Francisco direct flight deals
22 May - 24 May
$84pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 May - 30 May
$90pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 24 May
$104pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Tempe to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Tempe, departing today and this week
22 May - 24 May
$84pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 May - 30 May
$90pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 24 May
$104pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Tempe

The cheapest one-way flights from Tempe to San Francisco
12:05 pm - 4:34 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 29m
PHX - SFO
United Airlines
$88
United
6:15 am - 12:15 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 00m
PHX - SFO
Delta
$92
Delta
1:45 pm - 4:11 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 26m
PHX - SFO
Frontier
$96
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Flight FAQs

From Tempe to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Booking a flight from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO) is your only option if you wish to fly from Phoenix to San Francisco. On a typical day, there are 17 flights from Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco, all of which are around 1h 55m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tempe to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $84, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tempe to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tempe to San Francisco is less than $117.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco have been viewed 121 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Phoenix or San Francisco?

In Phoenix, there will be less rainfall in Phoenix compared to San Francisco over the next 2 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 108 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Phoenix. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Tempe to San Francisco?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Tempe to San Francisco in just under 2h 02m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 653 mi between Tempe and San Francisco. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $90, Frontier will fly you from Tempe to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $117. Frontier is currently priced 47% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $48. United Airlines flights start at $49 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $79 one-way.

Alternative routes for Tempe 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 Tempe to San Francisco.
Flight duration
2h 05m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Tempe to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tempe 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
$68 $157 No cancel fee 75%
Allegiant Air
$88 $176 No cancel fee 88%
Frontier
$76 $217 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$88 $218 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$88 $225 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $245 No cancel fee N/A
JSX
$158 $313 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.

Southwest
$201 $357 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Tempe to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tempe towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of PHX to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of PHX to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of PHX to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of PHX to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tempe to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tempe to San Francisco.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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