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

BUF — SFO
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Buffalo to San Francisco are usually found in October or September, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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

$321 - $697

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$321From Buffalo to San Francisco
One-way from$119One-way flight from Buffalo to San Francisco

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.

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 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $422 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $521.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Buffalo in October are about $468 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $187.

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 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco in September, October 2022

The best prices found for BUF to SFO flights for September, October
Oct 29 - Nov 5
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 12m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

12h 03m
$157

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 12m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 14m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Sep 30 - Oct 3
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 33m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 11m
$161

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Buffalo to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Buffalo found for this year
Oct 29 - Nov 5
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 12m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

12h 03m
$157

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 12m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 14m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Sep 30 - Oct 3
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 33m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 11m
$161

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Oct 29 - Nov 1
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 12m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 14m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 27 - Nov 3
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 19m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

8h 13m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 28 - Oct 30
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 32m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 58m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Oct 8 - Oct 11
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 28m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

8h 31m
$545

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 8 - Oct 11
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

11h 34m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

10h 03m
$561

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 6 - Oct 10
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

14h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

12h 45m
$571

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to San Francisco direct flight deals
Mar 2 - Mar 7
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

9h 17m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

11h 06m
$281

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Last minute flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Buffalo, departing today and this week
Oct 4 - Oct 11
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 36m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 14m
$185

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 7 - Oct 11
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

7h 14m
$207

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4 - Oct 10
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

40h 16m
$228

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to San Francisco
Oct 5
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 15m
$86

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 36m
$87

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 15
BUF

Buffalo

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 14m
$90

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Related info for your journey

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

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. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American 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 $159, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there nonstop flights from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Buffalo to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Buffalo to San Francisco is less than $281.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Buffalo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Buffalo to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 42 users have taken a look at flights from Buffalo to San Francisco.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Buffalo to San Francisco is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $159 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Buffalo to San Francisco for 66% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 $86. Users have also found prices from $119 and $134 on JetBlue and American Airlines, respectively.

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: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $131. While the most popular route (Buffalo - San Francisco) can be booked for $199 on average our data indicates $807 when flying from Buffalo to San Francisco.

Alternative routes for Buffalo to San Francisco

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Top 7 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$19FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$156Average$248FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$168Average$366FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$257Average$445FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$257Average$485FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$274Average$544FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$370Average$598FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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