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Cheap flights from Anchorage to San Francisco (ANC - SFO)

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The best prices from Anchorage to San Francisco are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Anchorage (ANC) to San Francisco (SFO)

ANC - SFO
Price
$246 - $543
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

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

Average price

$469

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$246

From Anchorage 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 Anchorage to San Francisco?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 33% on the overall cost on flights from Anchorage to San Francisco.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 99% on flights from Anchorage to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $416. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $638.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Anchorage to San Francisco (ANC - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Anchorage to San Francisco in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 38% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Anchorage to San Francisco in December, January 2021

The best prices found for ANC to SFO flights for December, January
7 Jan - 8 Jan
$296pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
7 Jan - 7 Jan
$301pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
7 Jan - 8 Jan
$321pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

Anchorage to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Anchorage found for this year
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$374pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
13 Dec - 17 Jan
$378pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
12 Dec - 17 Jan
$384pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

Save time with Anchorage to San Francisco direct flight deals
24 May - 7 Jun
$1,375pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage

Last minute flights from Anchorage to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Anchorage, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 17 Dec
$475pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$505pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$520pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

One-way flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

The cheapest one-way flights from Anchorage to San Francisco
8:25 pm - 8:53 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 28m
ANC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$448
mytrip.com
1:11 am - 4:40 pm
Delta
3 Stops
14h 29m
ANC - SFO
Delta
$478
Delta
8:50 pm - 1:49 pm
Alaska Airlines
3 Stops
15h 59m
ANC - SFO
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Anchorage to San Francisco

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

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Anchorage to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Anchorage to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $296, but on average you can expect to pay $358.

Are there nonstop flights from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Anchorage to San Francisco under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Anchorage to San Francisco is less than $1,375.

Are there last-minute flights available from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $500?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Anchorage to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Anchorage to San Francisco was viewed by 41 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Anchorage or San Francisco?

Anchorage will have less rainfall in 2 compared to San Francisco over the next 14 days.

Is Anchorage weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 77 °F on average in the month of September. The temperature in San Francisco is typically hotter than in Anchorage. 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 Anchorage to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines and Delta can get you from Anchorage to San Francisco in just under 6h 26m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 44m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Anchorage to San Francisco round-trip from $296. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $347, and United Airlines, from $366. These flights start at 20% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $160. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Anchorage to San Francisco for a low price.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Anchorage to San Francisco
Average temperature for December in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San Francisco
4.7 ″

Airports servicing Anchorage

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines from Anchorage to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Anchorage 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
Sun Country Air
$201 $253 N/A 83%
Alaska Airlines
$166 $400 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$173 $404 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$325 $664 No cancel fee 69%
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