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Cheap flights from California (CA) to San Francisco (SFO)

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from California to San Francisco, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $117 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $137.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from California. Users have commonly found prices around $121 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $61. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

Cheap flights from California to San Francisco in September, October 2020

The best prices found for California to SFO flights for September, October
8 Oct - 13 Oct
$71pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Oct - 14 Oct
$74pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Oct - 24 Oct
$83pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

California to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from California found for this year
8 Oct - 14 Oct
$71pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Oct - 19 Oct
$74pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 5 Nov
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from California

Save time with California to San Francisco direct flight deals
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$71pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Oct - 14 Oct
$74pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 5 Nov
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from California, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$101pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Francisco from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to San Francisco
11:37 am - 3:56 pm
British Airways
1 Stop
4h 19m
LAX - SFO
British Airways
$48
Travel2Be
1:37 pm - 3:07 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 30m
LAX - SFO
JetBlue
12:26 pm - 6:19 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
17h 53m
BUR - SFO
Major Airline
$56
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From California to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from California 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 California 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.

Can I find flights from California to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $71, but on average you can expect to pay $90.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to San Francisco is less than $92.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to San Francisco for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from California to San Francisco was viewed by 880 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Amtrak, Train and Bus are the most popular airlines when flying from California to San Francisco.

What are the most popular routes from California to San Francisco?

The most popular flight routes from California to San Francisco are Los Angeles - San Francisco, San Diego - San Francisco and Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $52. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - San Francisco) can be booked for $71 on average our data indicates $130 when flying from California to San Francisco

What are the most reliable airlines from California to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight to San Francisco from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Fiji Airways (100%), EL AL (100%), Iberia( 100%).

How long is the flight from California to San Francisco?

For as low as $1,687, Linear Air Taxi can have you in San Francisco from California in 42m. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from California to San Francisco round-trip from $89. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are JetBlue, from $93, and British Airways, from $96.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is JetBlue, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $36. However, be on the lookout for offers from British Airways and Major Airline, as they are both options that can get you from California to San Francisco for a low price.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to San Francisco
Flight duration
1h 29m
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing San Francisco

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