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 August or February, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best ANC to SFO flight in 2022: compare Anchorage to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
ANC - SFO
Price
$238 - $562
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$238

From Anchorage to San Francisco

One-way from

$195

One-way flight 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?

Users have found that flying from Anchorage to San Francisco on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 49% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Anchorage to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $419, or $528 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Anchorage. Users have commonly found prices around $364 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $220. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Anchorage to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 52% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Anchorage to San Francisco in August, September 2022

The best prices found for ANC to SFO flights for August, September
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$348pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$359pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$361pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

Anchorage to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Anchorage found for this year
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$348pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$359pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$361pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

Cheap Delta flights from Anchorage to San Francisco

23 Aug - 31 Aug
$361pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$362pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
30 Aug - 16 Sep
$377pp
ANC
Anchorage
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage

Cheap United Airlines flights from Anchorage to San Francisco

25 Aug - 29 Aug
$379pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
1 Sep - 5 Sep
$383pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$445pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

Save time with Anchorage to San Francisco direct flight deals
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$379pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$441pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ANC
Anchorage
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$476pp
ANC
Anchorage
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United 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
10 Aug - 31 Aug
$439pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
10 Aug - 30 Aug
$442pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
10 Aug - 31 Aug
$448pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage

One-way flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

The cheapest one-way flights from Anchorage to San Francisco
10:08 am - 8:30 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
9h 22m
ANC - SFO
United Airlines
$195
United
4:30 pm - 6:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
24h 31m
ANC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$219
Kiwi.com
4:30 pm - 4:15 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
10h 45m
ANC - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$272
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Anchorage to San Francisco

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

To fly from Anchorage to San Francisco, you need to book a flight from Anchorage (ANC) to San Francisco (SFO). Nonstop flights to San Francisco from Anchorage take 4h 40m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 4 outbound flights from Anchorage to San Francisco offered by 4 different airlines.

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. Alaska Airlines, Delta, 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 Alaska Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $348, but on average you can expect to pay $378.

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

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from Anchorage to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Anchorage to San Francisco is less than $686.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Anchorage to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Anchorage to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 41 users have taken a look at flights from Anchorage to San Francisco.

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

2 flight departures from Anchorage to San Francisco per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Anchorage to San Francisco?

Airlines like Delta, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Anchorage to San Francisco in about 4h 41m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 11h 08m. The distance between Anchorage and San Francisco is about 2026 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($361), Alaska Airlines ($372), and United Airlines ($379) offers the cheapest pricing from Anchorage to San Francisco.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $170. Alaska Airlines flights start at $175 while deals on United Airlines start at $186 one-way.

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

Alaska Airlines, Delta and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Anchorage to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Anchorage to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Anchorage to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $927, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $191. The most popular route (Anchorage - San Francisco), is priced around $361.

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

Consider Alaska Airlines (83%), Qantas Airways (83%) or Air Canada (80%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Anchorage 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 Anchorage?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Anchorage are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Anchorage from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Anchorage.

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

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Top 4 airlines flying 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $17 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Alaska Airlines
$151 $303 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$225 $578 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$251 $382 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Anchorage to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Anchorage towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 77% of ANC to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of ANC to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ANC to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ANC to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Anchorage to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Anchorage to San Francisco.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights