Cheap flights from Denver International to San Francisco (DEN - SFO)

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The best prices from Denver International to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Denver International (DEN) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to SFO flight in 2021: compare Denver International to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
DEN - SFO
Price
$137 - $213
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Denver International to San Francisco

One-way from

$76

One-way flight from Denver International 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 Denver International to San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Denver International to San Francisco on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Denver International to San Francisco at least 35 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Denver International to San Francisco for as little as $99 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 $105 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Denver International to San Francisco?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Denver International. Users have commonly found prices around $108 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver International to San Francisco (DEN - SFO)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from Denver International to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Denver International to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DEN to SFO flights for May, June
19 May - 24 May
$78pp
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Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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18 Jun - 22 Jun
$93pp
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19 May - 22 May
$99pp
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Denver Intl

Denver International to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Denver International found for this year
19 May - 24 May
$78pp
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Frontier
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
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18 Jun - 22 Jun
$93pp
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Frontier
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Denver Intl
19 May - 22 May
$99pp
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Denver Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
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Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Denver International

Save time with Denver International to San Francisco direct flight deals
19 May - 24 May
$78pp
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Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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18 Jun - 22 Jun
$93pp
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5 Jun - 6 Jun
$101pp
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Last minute flights from Denver International to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Denver International, departing today and this week
19 May - 24 May
$78pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
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San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
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Denver Intl
19 May - 22 May
$99pp
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1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
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Frontier
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Denver Intl
24 May - 25 May
$108pp
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Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
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Frontier
Non-Stop
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Denver Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Denver International

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver International to San Francisco
3:15 pm - 6:54 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 39m
DEN - SFO
American Airlines
2:10 am - 6:11 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 01m
DEN - SFO
Major Airline
$86
StudentUniverse
3:50 am - 8:19 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 29m
DEN - SFO
United Airlines
$88
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Denver International to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Denver 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 Denver 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Denver Intl to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Denver Intl to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Frontier, and Delta 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.

What airports do I use to fly from Denver to San Francisco?

If you book a flight from Denver to San Francisco, you will be flying from Denver Intl to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Denver Intl (DEN) take 2h 36m for a nonstop flight. There are 20 flights from Denver Intl to San Francisco per day from 7 airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver International to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver International to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver International to San Francisco is less than $107.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 230 users have taken a look at flights from Denver Intl to San Francisco.

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

3 flight departures from Denver Intl to San Francisco per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Denver or San Francisco?

Denver will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 11 days.

Is Denver weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Denver.

How long is the flight from Denver International to San Francisco?

Departing from Denver International to San Francisco will take you 2h 46m. Airlines will cover a distance of 970 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Denver International to San Francisco round-trip from $93. Frontier is 47% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $46. Users have also found prices from $49 and $76 on Frontier and United Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Denver International 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 Denver International to San Francisco.
Flight duration
2h 42m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Denver International to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver International 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
American Airlines
$57 $159 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$68 $164 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$87 $170 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$93 $223 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$98 $286 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$179 $521 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Denver International to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver International towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 68% of DEN to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of DEN to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of DEN to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DEN to SFO departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Denver International to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Denver International to San Francisco.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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