Cheap flights from Dallas to San Francisco (DFW - SFO)

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

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to SFO flight in 2021: compare Dallas to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
A78 - SFO
Price
$207 - $274
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$207

From Dallas to San Francisco

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Dallas to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to San Francisco (A78 - SFO)?

When flying from Dallas to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Dallas. Prices for August average $232 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $129. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 18% on your journey compared to booking in August

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas 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 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 42% on flights from Dallas to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 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 $269. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $322.

Cheap flights from Dallas to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DFW to SFO flights for October, November
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$74pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$75pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$78pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Dallas found for this year
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$74pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$75pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to San Francisco direct flight deals
5 Nov - 6 Nov
$73pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$78pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Dallas, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$74pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$81pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$82pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to San Francisco from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to San Francisco
6:45 pm - 8:29 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 44m
DFW - SFO
American Airlines
10:05 am - 2:35 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
6h 30m
DAL - SFO
Alaska Airlines
6:10 pm - 4:14 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 04m
DFW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$83
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to San Francisco

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

If you book a flight to San Francisco from Dallas, you will be flying to San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 11.8 mi from the center of San Francisco. There are 26 flights from Dallas to San Francisco per day from 8 different airlines.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $73, but on average you can expect to pay $84.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to San Francisco is less than $112.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Dallas to San Francisco on average per day?

5 flight departures from Dallas to San Francisco per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas to San Francisco?

Departing from Dallas to San Francisco will take you 3h 56m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1469 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($73), and American Airlines ($97) offers the cheapest pricing from Dallas to San Francisco. Frontier is priced at 68% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $35. American Airlines flights start at $49 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $70 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Dallas to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $452 for a flight from Dallas to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $88 while the most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - San Francisco) is currently priced at $81.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Dallas to San Francisco on time: United Airlines (96%), SkyWest Airlines (94%), ANA (94%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Dallas 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 Dallas.

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

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Alternative routes for Dallas 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 Dallas to San Francisco.
Flight duration from Dallas to SFO
3h 50m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 7 airlines flying from Dallas to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas 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
Alaska Airlines
$88 $243 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$98 $276 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$98 $405 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$101 $226 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $224 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$116 $260 No cancel fee 63%
Spirit Airlines
$124 $251 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of DFW to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of DFW to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of DFW to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas to San Francisco.
Sunday
29 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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