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)

All the information you need to plan the best ANC to SFO flight in 2021: compare Anchorage to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
ANC - SFO
Price
$246 - $543
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

$246

From Anchorage to San Francisco

One-way from

$157

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 Friday 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 61 days in advance to save up to 87% 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 61 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 $526, or $717 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Anchorage. Users have commonly found prices around $374 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $133. 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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 44% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Anchorage to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ANC to SFO flights for September, October
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$242pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$243pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$271pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple 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
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$242pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$243pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$271pp
ANC
Anchorage
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 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
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$357pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
ANC
Anchorage
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$359pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$370pp
ANC
Anchorage
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ANC
Anchorage

One-way flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

The cheapest one-way flights from Anchorage to San Francisco
2:00 am - 3:24 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
12h 24m
ANC - SFO
Frontier
$157
Kiwi.com
7:30 pm - 4:12 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
31h 42m
ANC - SFO
United Airlines
$182
United
9:10 pm - 6:09 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
19h 59m
ANC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$193
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Anchorage to San Francisco

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.

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.

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 $242, but on average you can expect to pay $294.

Are there last-minute flights available from Anchorage to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Anchorage to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Anchorage to San Francisco 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.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($242), Delta ($285), and United Airlines ($300) offers the cheapest pricing from Anchorage to San Francisco. Alaska Airlines is 35% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $113 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $132 and Delta from $142 one-way.

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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Anchorage.

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

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Anchorage to San Francisco.
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Anchorage

Airports servicing San Francisco

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
Sun Country Air
$201 $253 No cancel fee 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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