Cheap flights from Albany to San Francisco (ALB - SFO)

The best prices from Albany Intl to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Albany to San Francisco

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

ALB - SFO

Price

$312 - $564

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$312

From Albany Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Albany Intl to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Albany, New York to San Francisco?

Flights from Albany, New York 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 Albany, New York to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 66% by booking at least 26 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 Albany, New York to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $457.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Albany, New York to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Albany, New York in August are about $396 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $140.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Albany, New York to San Francisco (ALB - SFO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Albany, New York to San Francisco in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 48% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Albany to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ALB to SFO flights for January, February
Jan 31 - Feb 7
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

9h 00m
$255

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 14 - Feb 22
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 37m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

2 stops

13h 19m
$261

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 14 - Feb 22
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 37m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

3 stops

15h 05m
$268

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Albany to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Albany found for this year
Jan 31 - Feb 7
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

9h 00m
$255

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 14 - Feb 22
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 37m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

2 stops

13h 19m
$261

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 14 - Feb 22
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 37m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

3 stops

15h 05m
$268

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Last minute flights from Albany to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Albany, departing today and this week
Jan 26 - Feb 3
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

10h 08m
$322

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 26 - Feb 3
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

2 stops

15h 01m
$326

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 26 - Feb 3
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

11h 43m
SFO

San Francisco

ALB

Albany Intl

2 stops

12h 06m
$332

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Albany

The cheapest one-way flights from Albany to San Francisco
Feb 7
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

16h 37m
$99

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

Mar 14
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

38h 55m
$134

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 1
ALB

Albany Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 48m
$147

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

Can I find flights from Albany, New York to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albany, New York to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $255, but on average you can expect to pay $298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albany, New York to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Albany, New York to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Albany, New York to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Albany Intl to San Francisco have been viewed 25 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Albany, New York to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $293, American Airlines will fly you from Albany, New York to San Francisco and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $294 and $296, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Albany, New York 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 $99. American Airlines flights start at $147 while deals on United Airlines start at $156 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Albany, New York to San Francisco?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Albany, New York to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Albany, New York to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $496 for a flight from Albany, New York to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $117 while the most popular route, (Albany Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $296.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Albany Intl right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albany Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Can I fly back to Albany Intl from San Francisco?

Returning to Albany Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Albany Intl.

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

Alternative routes for Albany to San Francisco

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Albany to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Albany to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$138
Average$296
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$177
Average$422
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$177
Average$435
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$204
Average$445
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety