Cheap flights from Columbus to San Francisco (CMH - SFO)

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The best prices from Columbus to San Francisco are usually found in July or August, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to SFO flight in 2022: compare Columbus to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
C01 - SFO
Price
$306 - $404
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

$306

From Columbus to San Francisco

One-way from

$133

One-way flight from Columbus 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 month to fly from Columbus to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Columbus in July are about $375 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $200.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Columbus 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to San Francisco (C01 - SFO)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 42% on flights from Columbus to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Columbus to San Francisco at least 44 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Columbus to San Francisco for as little as $402 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $458 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Columbus to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CMH to SFO flights for January, February
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$129pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Feb - 24 Feb
$162pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Columbus found for this year
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$129pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Feb - 24 Feb
$162pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to San Francisco direct flight deals
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$398pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$412pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
5 Jul - 12 Jul
$425pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Columbus, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$179pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
29 Jan - 17 Feb
$194pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$201pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to San Francisco from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to San Francisco
1:46 pm - 12:22 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
25h 36m
CMH - SFO
Frontier
$133
Kiwi.com
3:05 am - 10:44 am
Delta
1 Stop
10h 39m
CMH - SFO
Delta
$139
Delta
7:22 am - 4:16 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 54m
CMH - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Columbus</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Columbus?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Columbus to San Francisco. 7 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Columbus on a regular basis. Booking flights from Columbus to San Francisco should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Columbus per day.

Which airlines flying from Columbus to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines flying from Columbus to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Columbus to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbus to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from Columbus to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to San Francisco is less than $518.

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

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

How popular is this Columbus to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 43 users have taken a look at flights from Columbus to San Francisco.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Columbus to San Francisco round-trip from $122. Frontier is 67% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$75 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $117 and $139, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Columbus to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $630, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $72. The most popular route (Columbus - San Francisco), is priced around $163.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Columbus to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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

Returning to Columbus from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

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Alternative routes for Columbus 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 Columbus to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Columbus to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$73 $235 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$121 $406 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$132 $360 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$134 $267 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$144 $280 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$187 $354 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards San Francisco.
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Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to San Francisco.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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