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Cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco (BUF - SFO)

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The best prices from Buffalo to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to San Francisco (SFO)

BUF - SFO
Price
$301 - $420
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$301

From Buffalo to San Francisco

One-way from

$155

One-way flight from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to San Francisco?

Flights from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 99% by booking at least 61 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 Buffalo to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $416.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to San Francisco (BUF - SFO)?

When flying from Buffalo to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 36% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for BUF to SFO flights for November, December
17 Dec - 26 Dec
$121pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$137pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
19 Dec - 28 Dec
$149pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Buffalo found for next year
17 Dec - 26 Dec
$121pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$137pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
19 Dec - 28 Dec
$149pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Buffalo, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 10 Dec
$517pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$519pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
5 Dec - 10 Dec
$528pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to San Francisco from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to San Francisco
2:55 pm - 6:59 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
31h 04m
BUF - SFO
Frontier
$155
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 6:51 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
42h 51m
BUF - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$363
Kiwi.com
1:10 am - 4:01 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
17h 51m
BUF - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to San Francisco

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

JetBlue 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 Buffalo to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $121, but on average you can expect to pay $208.

Are there nonstop flights from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Buffalo to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $600?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Buffalo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Buffalo to San Francisco was viewed by 56 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 Buffalo or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Buffalo is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 20 days.

Is Buffalo weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 81 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Buffalo.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to San Francisco?

There are many flights that can get you from Buffalo to San Francisco in 8h 37m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Frontier to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($121), United Airlines ($252), and American Airlines ($272) offers the cheapest pricing from Buffalo to San Francisco. Users have found that Frontier is 64% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $46. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Buffalo to San Francisco for a low price.

Alternative routes for Buffalo to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Buffalo to San Francisco
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines from Buffalo to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo 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
Frontier
$109 $282 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$169 $341 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$153 $352 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$154 $357 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$162 $380 No cancel fee 69%
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