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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 July, August 2020

The best prices found for California to SFO flights for July, August
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Jul - 6 Jul
$97pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

California to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from California found for this year
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Aug - 12 Aug
$97pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from California

Save time with California to San Francisco direct flight deals
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Aug - 12 Aug
$97pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from California to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from California, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 30 Jun
$150pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Jun - 6 Jul
$160pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jun - 16 Jul
$170pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Francisco from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to San Francisco
2:45 am - 4:18 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 33m
LGB - SFO
JetBlue
2:45 am - 8:28 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 43m
LAX - SFO
Major Airline
$83
StudentUniverse
3:30 am - 8:35 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 05m
SNA - SFO
Delta
$91
Delta

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 $95, but on average you can expect to pay $100.

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 $103.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from California to San Francisco was viewed by 885 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, Ontario - San Francisco and San Diego - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $54. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - San Francisco) can be booked for $89 on average our data indicates $136 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: Qantas Airways (100%), Air China (100%), American Airlines( 100%).

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to San Francisco
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing San Francisco