Cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco (BUF - SFO) from $92

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 4/10. 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.
BUF — SFO
Mar 2 — Mar 91

The best prices from Buffalo to San Francisco are usually found in September or January, booked 85 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Buffalo to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Buffalo (BUF) 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 February 26, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$268

One-way from

$151
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
From Buffalo to San Francisco
One-way flight from Buffalo to San Francisco

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

Sunday 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 25 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 74% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $342 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $610.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Buffalo in September are about $390 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $147.

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 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Delta flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Buffalo and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.
Consider these cheap Delta flights we've found departing from Buffalo to San Francisco. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Tue 4/167:22 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 23mDelta
Tue 4/3011:00 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 49mDelta
Deal found 2/26$256
Thu 4/187:22 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 23mDelta
Tue 4/239:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop10h 29mDelta
Deal found 2/25$287
Thu 4/45:50 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 38mDelta
Tue 4/168:00 amSFO - BUF
1 stop7h 17mDelta
Deal found 2/25$315
Fri 3/157:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Tue 3/197:15 amSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 45mDelta
Deal found 2/25$335
Mon 3/187:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Mon 3/2510:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$346
Fri 4/57:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Sat 4/1311:00 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 49mDelta
Deal found 2/25$347
Sat 4/65:50 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 14mDelta
Tue 4/168:00 amSFO - BUF
1 stop7h 17mDelta
Deal found 2/25$377
Sat 8/174:30 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 41mDelta
Sat 8/249:45 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop8h 04mDelta
Deal found 2/26$378
Thu 8/85:55 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 49mDelta
Sun 8/119:45 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop8h 04mDelta
Deal found 2/25$395

Cheap JetBlue flights from Buffalo to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by JetBlue for the route between Buffalo and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest JetBlue flights traveling from Buffalo to San Francisco. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Mon 3/45:36 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 23mJetBlue
Wed 3/611:12 amSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 22mJetBlue
Deal found 2/26$426
Wed 4/105:47 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 49mJetBlue
Wed 4/246:00 amSFO - BUF
1 stop8h 02mJetBlue
Deal found 2/25$475
Thu 3/76:15 amBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 36mJetBlue
Tue 3/1211:12 amSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 22mJetBlue
Deal found 2/26$491
Mon 3/253:35 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop12h 05mJetBlue
Mon 4/18:00 amSFO - BUF
1 stop11h 41mJetBlue
Deal found 2/24$526
Tue 4/23:30 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Thu 4/48:00 amSFO - BUF
1 stop11h 41mJetBlue
Deal found 2/24$533

Cheap Buffalo to San Francisco flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Buffalo to San Francisco specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,409,476 searches. Prices were last updated on February 26, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Buffalo to San Francisco in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 3/191:00 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 20mDelta
Mon 3/2510:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$315
Fri 3/157:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Tue 3/197:15 amSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 45mDelta
Deal found 2/25$335
Mon 3/187:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Mon 3/2510:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$346
Wed 3/131:00 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 20mDelta
Mon 3/2510:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$374
Tue 3/191:00 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 20mDelta
Thu 3/2110:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$377
Sun 3/177:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Mon 3/2510:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$406
Wed 3/201:00 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 20mDelta
Thu 3/217:15 amSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 45mDelta
Deal found 2/26$407
Mon 3/187:21 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 32mDelta
Thu 3/2110:30 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/25$408
Sat 3/22:30 pmBUF - SFO
2 stops20h 00mDelta
Wed 3/63:35 pmSFO - BUF
2 stops16h 22mDelta
Deal found 2/24$422

Buffalo to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Buffalo and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Buffalo to San Francisco in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 4/109:43 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop21h 11mFrontier
Tue 4/237:01 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop22h 52mFrontier
Deal found 2/26$175
Wed 4/179:43 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop21h 11mFrontier
Tue 4/2312:58 amSFO - BUF
1 stop16h 55mFrontier
Deal found 2/26$178
Fri 4/2611:08 amBUF - SFO
1 stop11h 42mFrontier
Tue 4/307:01 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop22h 52mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$205
Sat 4/2010:15 amBUF - SFO
1 stop13h 42mFrontier
Tue 4/2312:58 amSFO - BUF
1 stop16h 55mFrontier
Deal found 2/24$211
Fri 5/176:46 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 12mFrontier
Tue 5/2112:58 amSFO - BUF
1 stop13h 48mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$227
Sat 5/47:12 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop27h 48mFrontier
Sun 5/129:00 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop18h 02mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$241
Sat 4/2010:15 amBUF - SFO
1 stop13h 42mFrontier
Thu 4/254:55 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop14h 13mFrontier
Deal found 2/24$244
Tue 5/77:59 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 05mUnited Airlines
Sat 5/115:15 amSFO - BUF
1 stop8h 34mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/25$251
Wed 5/226:46 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop15h 56mFrontier
Fri 5/3112:58 amSFO - BUF
1 stop13h 48mFrontier
Deal found 2/26$255

Buffalo to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Buffalo to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Buffalo to San Francisco departing last-minute. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Sat 3/22:30 pmBUF - SFO
2 stops20h 00mDelta
Wed 3/63:35 pmSFO - BUF
2 stops16h 22mDelta
Deal found 2/24$422
Mon 3/45:36 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 23mJetBlue
Wed 3/611:12 amSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 22mJetBlue
Deal found 2/26$426
Wed 3/612:20 pmBUF - SFO
2 stops14h 32mDelta
Thu 3/147:15 amSFO - BUF
1 stop6h 45mDelta
Deal found 2/25$435
Sat 3/21:20 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 41mDelta
Wed 3/63:35 pmSFO - BUF
2 stops16h 22mDelta
Deal found 2/24$450
Wed 3/612:20 pmBUF - SFO
2 stops14h 32mDelta
Thu 3/146:00 amSFO - BUF
2 stops15h 11mDelta
Deal found 2/25$470
Thu 3/76:15 amBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 36mJetBlue
Tue 3/1211:12 amSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 22mJetBlue
Deal found 2/26$491
Sat 3/26:01 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 57mJetBlue
Wed 3/611:12 amSFO - BUF
1 stop9h 22mJetBlue
Deal found 2/24$526
Wed 3/67:40 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 31mUnited Airlines
Fri 3/151:10 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop7h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/25$627
Thu 3/76:00 amBUF - SFO
1 stop10h 40mUnited Airlines
Thu 3/711:59 pmSFO - BUF
1 stop7h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/26$628

One-way flights to San Francisco from Buffalo

Search for one-way flight options from Buffalo 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 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.
Users traveling one-way from Buffalo to San Francisco can select one of these great deals. Those needing a return flight from Buffalo to San Francisco can use the search form above.
Wed 4/109:43 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop21h 11mFrontier
Deal found 2/26$92
Wed 5/159:43 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop29h 15mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$95
Sat 5/256:46 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 12mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$100
Wed 5/226:46 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 12mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$106
Mon 5/205:16 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop9h 42mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$117
Fri 4/2611:08 amBUF - SFO
1 stop11h 42mFrontier
Deal found 2/26$123
Mon 3/187:40 pmBUF - SFO
1 stop8h 31mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/25$128
Mon 3/189:40 pmBUF - SFO
2 stops28h 41mFrontier
Deal found 2/25$146
Tue 3/266:15 amBUF - SFO
1 stop7h 57mDelta
Deal found 2/25$149

Find flights from Buffalo to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Buffalo 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 3,409,476 searches. Data last updated February 26, 2024.

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$175 - $475

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BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Wed 4/10

1 stop21h 11m

San Francisco

Tue 4/23

1 stop22h 52m

$175

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Wed 4/17

1 stop21h 11m

San Francisco

Tue 4/23

1 stop16h 55m

$178

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Fri 4/26

1 stop11h 42m

San Francisco

Tue 4/30

1 stop22h 52m

$205

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Tue 5/7

1 stop8h 05m

San Francisco

Sat 5/11

1 stop8h 34m

$251

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Tue 4/16

1 stop8h 23m

San Francisco

Tue 4/30

1 stop6h 49m

$256

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Tue 5/7

1 stop8h 41m

San Francisco

Sat 5/11

2 stops9h 58m

$320

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Wed 5/22

1 stop8h 12m

San Francisco

Sat 6/1

1 stop14h 58m

$324

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Thu 7/18

1 stop13h 56m

San Francisco

Sun 7/21

1 stop10h 01m

$425

BuffaloSan Francisco

BUF - SFO

BUFSFO

Buffalo

Wed 4/10

1 stop9h 49m

San Francisco

Wed 4/24

1 stop8h 02m

$475

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When is the best time to book a flight from Buffalo to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Buffalo to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 85 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Buffalo to San Francisco. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Buffalo to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on February 18, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Buffalo to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Thursday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from Buffalo to San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Buffalo to San Francisco is currently $117 while a round-trip flight costs $290. Price data was last updated on February 18, 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Buffalo to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Buffalo to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $393). 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.

January

$274

February

$281

March

$318

April

$334

May

$318

June

$393

July

$372

August

$298

September

$270

October

$268

November

$287

December

$268

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

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 February 26, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Delta, JetBlue and American Airlines from Buffalo to San Francisco by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

8.1
Very good
11,853 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

7.7
Good
5,213 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

7.6
Good
3,139 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

7.4
Good
11,829 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,254 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

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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 $175, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to San Francisco for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Buffalo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying 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 $175 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $251 and $256 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Buffalo to San Francisco for 55% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $92. Users have also found prices from $128 and $149 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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What does BUF to SFO mean?

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Top 5 airlines flying from Buffalo to San Francisco

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American AirlinesCheapest$197Average$422FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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FrontierCheapest$200Average$305FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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JetBlueCheapest$232Average$359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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DeltaCheapest$255Average$393FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapest$258Average$457FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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