Cheap flights from Anchorage to San Francisco (ANC - SFO) from $167

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/30. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
ANC — SFO
jun. 25 — jul. 21

The best prices from Anchorage to San Francisco are usually found in October or November, booked 76 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Anchorage to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Anchorage (ANC) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.

Popular in

February

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$597

Round-trip from

$268
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Anchorage to San Francisco

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 Saturday 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 48 days in advance to save up to 59% 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 48 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 $546, or $848 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Anchorage. Users have commonly found prices around $517 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $156. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in February.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ANC to 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 morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 26% on airfare.

Cheap Anchorage to San Francisco flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Anchorage to San Francisco specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on junio 20, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Anchorage to San Francisco in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
jue. 7/182:55 amANC - SFO
1 stop6h 45mAlaska Airlines
vie. 7/269:59 pmSFO - ANC
1 stop28h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$448
jue. 7/182:55 amANC - SFO
1 stop19h 47mAlaska Airlines
vie. 7/266:20 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$462
mié. 7/241:55 amANC - SFO
1 stop7h 45mAlaska Airlines
dom. 7/287:55 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$471
mié. 7/241:55 amANC - SFO
1 stop9h 20mAlaska Airlines
dom. 7/288:43 amSFO - ANC
1 stop17h 53mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$480
dom. 7/214:10 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 42mUnited Airlines
vie. 7/267:05 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$484
jue. 7/257:20 amANC - SFO
2 stops13h 50mAlaska Airlines
dom. 7/288:43 amSFO - ANC
1 stop17h 53mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$485
dom. 7/2111:40 pmANC - SFO
1 stop32h 59mUnited Airlines
vie. 7/267:05 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$499
jue. 7/2512:40 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 39mAlaska Airlines
dom. 7/287:55 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$503
jue. 7/2512:30 pmANC - SFO
1 stop8h 40mAlaska Airlines
dom. 7/287:55 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$511

Anchorage to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Anchorage and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Anchorage to San Francisco in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
vie. 8/234:30 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 30mAlaska Airlines
dom. 8/253:43 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 49mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$335
vie. 8/234:30 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 30mAlaska Airlines
dom. 8/256:50 amSFO - ANC
1 stop19h 41mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$345
jue. 8/221:01 amANC - SFO
1 stop10h 12mDelta
dom. 8/255:55 amSFO - ANC
1 stop11h 17mDelta
Deal found 6/19$354
mar. 9/177:25 pmANC - SFO
2 stops17h 22mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 9/215:50 pmSFO - ANC
1 stop6h 36mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/18$359
mar. 9/177:25 pmANC - SFO
2 stops17h 22mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 9/216:00 amSFO - ANC
2 stops13h 24mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/20$364
dom. 8/181:55 pmANC - SFO
1 stop19h 19mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 10/197:47 pmSFO - ANC
1 stop14h 06mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$371
vie. 8/238:00 amANC - SFO
2 stops14h 49mDelta
dom. 8/257:00 pmSFO - ANC
1 stop7h 48mDelta
Deal found 6/19$377
jue. 8/2212:40 amANC - SFO
1 stop30h 19mAlaska Airlines
dom. 8/253:43 pmSFO - ANC
Nonstop4h 49mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/19$380
lun. 9/1612:45 amANC - SFO
2 stops14h 45mDelta
sáb. 9/211:30 pmSFO - ANC
1 stop12h 35mDelta
Deal found 6/18$385

One-way flights to San Francisco from Anchorage

Search for one-way flight options from Anchorage to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.
Users traveling one-way from Anchorage to San Francisco can select one of these great deals. For those needing a return trip from Anchorage, there is a search form available above.
vie. 8/304:20 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$167
jue. 8/291:01 amANC - SFO
1 stop7h 38mDelta
Deal found 6/19$177
jue. 9/57:20 amANC - SFO
2 stops9h 30mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/20$182
jue. 9/124:30 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 30mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/20$197
mié. 8/218:00 amANC - SFO
2 stops14h 49mDelta
Deal found 6/19$205
mar. 9/31:01 amANC - SFO
1 stop13h 48mDelta
Deal found 6/20$210
jue. 7/254:10 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$213
sáb. 7/135:55 pmANC - SFO
Nonstop4h 41mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/18$219
dom. 7/141:01 amANC - SFO
1 stop7h 39mDelta
Deal found 6/18$223

Find flights from Anchorage to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Anchorage to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.

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AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

sáb. 8/31

Nonstop4h 30m

San Francisco

dom. 9/15

Nonstop4h 49m

$335

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

sáb. 8/31

Nonstop4h 30m

San Francisco

dom. 9/15

1 stop11h 58m

$345

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

sáb. 8/31

Nonstop4h 30m

San Francisco

dom. 9/15

2 stops11h 24m

$354

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

mar. 9/17

2 stops17h 22m

San Francisco

sáb. 9/21

1 stop6h 36m

$359

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

vie. 8/23

2 stops14h 49m

San Francisco

dom. 8/25

1 stop7h 48m

$377

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

lun. 9/16

2 stops14h 45m

San Francisco

sáb. 9/21

1 stop12h 35m

$385

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

dom. 7/21

Nonstop4h 42m

San Francisco

vie. 7/26

Nonstop4h 48m

$484

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

mié. 7/3

1 stop19h 04m

San Francisco

mié. 7/10

1 stop13h 21m

$525

AnchorageSan Francisco

ANC - SFO

ANCSFO

Anchorage

vie. 8/2

2 stops10h 50m

San Francisco

dom. 8/4

1 stop13h 21m

$540

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Anchorage to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Anchorage to San Francisco is 76 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Anchorage to San Francisco?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Anchorage to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Francisco, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, September is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated junio 20, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Anchorage to San Francisco, such as Alaska Airlines, United Airlines and Sun Country Air. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

7.2
Good
566 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline! I would fly with them again. Overall, very positive experience along every step of the way. I was so jazzed they offer direct flights from Denver to Anchorage! Great customer service.

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  • 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 Alaska Airlines for just $335, but on average you can expect to pay $393.

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

    Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Anchorage to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Anchorage to San Francisco is less than $597.

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

    Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

  • How popular is this Anchorage to San Francisco flight route?

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

    4 flight departures from Anchorage to San Francisco per day on average.
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  • How long is the flight from Anchorage to San Francisco?

    Airlines like Alaska Airlines and Delta fly from Anchorage to San Francisco in about 4h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 10h 19m. 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, Alaska Airlines ($335), and Delta ($377) offers the cheapest pricing from Anchorage to San Francisco. Alaska Airlines is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $167. Delta flights start at $177 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $182 one-way.

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

    Consider Lufthansa (100%), Alaska Airlines (95%) or Qantas Airways (90%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable 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 $763, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $197. The most popular route (Anchorage - San Francisco), is priced around $345.

  • What does ANC to SFO mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Anchorage Airport to San Francisco Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a ANC to SFO flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Anchorage to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Anchorage to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Anchorage to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Anchorage to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Anchorage to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Anchorage to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Anchorage to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Anchorage to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Anchorage to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Anchorage to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Anchorage to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Anchorage to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Anchorage to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Anchorage to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Anchorage to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Anchorage to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Anchorage to San Francisco?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Anchorage to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Anchorage to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $382). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Anchorage to San Francisco

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
United AirlinesCheapest$147Average$442FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$188Average$543FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
DeltaCheapest$338Average$454FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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