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 Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to SFO flight in 2022: compare Buffalo to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
BUF - SFO
Price
$301 - $420
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 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

$162

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Buffalo to San Francisco, book at least 46 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 51% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $398 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $549.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Buffalo to San Francisco in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 46% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Buffalo in August are about $337 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $159.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Buffalo to San Francisco?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Buffalo to San Francisco. 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.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for BUF to SFO flights for January, February
10 Feb - 15 Feb
$268pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$272pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$290pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Buffalo found for this year
3 May - 9 May
$142pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
17 May - 24 May
$149pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
3 May - 10 May
$206pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
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
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$317pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
24 Jan - 26 Jan
$351pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$359pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to San Francisco from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to San Francisco
3:15 am - 11:26 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 11m
BUF - SFO
JetBlue
7:45 am - 2:08 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 23m
BUF - SFO
Delta
$167
Delta
7:07 am - 5:59 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 52m
BUF - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to San Francisco

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.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Buffalo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Buffalo to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 56 users have taken a look at flights from Buffalo to San Francisco.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $75. Users have also found prices from $150 and $152 on JetBlue and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $101. While the most popular route (Buffalo - San Francisco) can be booked for $242 on average our data indicates $240 when flying from Buffalo to San Francisco.

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

Before booking your flight from Buffalo to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Buffalo?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Buffalo from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying 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%
American Airlines
$153 $352 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$154 $357 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$162 $380 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$169 $341 No cancel fee 62%
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