Cheap flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco (CVG - SFO)

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The best prices from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco are usually found in September or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CVG to SFO flight in 2021: compare Cincinnati to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
CVG - SFO
Price
$207 - $325
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$207

From Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco

One-way from

$140

One-way flight from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cincinnati to San Francisco?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 29 days in advance, which can save you up to 67% on flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 29 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $286. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $391.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Cincinnati. Users have commonly found prices around $252 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $157. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cincinnati to San Francisco (CVG - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cincinnati to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CVG to SFO flights for September, October
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$101pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
5 Oct - 11 Oct
$124pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$128pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Cincinnati found for this year
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$101pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
5 Oct - 11 Oct
$124pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$128pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

Last minute flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Cincinnati, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$101pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$128pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
22 Sep - 26 Sep
$148pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

One-way flights to San Francisco from Cincinnati

The cheapest one-way flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco
8:02 am - 7:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
14h 33m
CVG - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$140
Kiwi.com
6:40 am - 5:58 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
14h 18m
CVG - SFO
Sun Country Air
3:32 pm - 6:00 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
29h 28m
CVG - SFO
Frontier
$146
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cincinnati to San Francisco

Which airlines flying from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cincinnati to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $101, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

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

How popular is this Cincinnati to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco was viewed by 164 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($101), offers the cheapest pricing from Cincinnati to San Francisco. Users have found that Frontier is 59% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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

Returning to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky.

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Alternative routes for Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati to San Francisco.
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Cincinnati

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines flying from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Cincinnati 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
$77 $201 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$88 $272 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$153 $286 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$153 $288 No cancel fee N/A
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