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

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The best prices from Denver Intl 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 (DEN) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to SFO flight in 2022: compare Denver to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
DEN - SFO
Price
$137 - $213
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 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 Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from Denver Intl to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Denver to San Francisco?

To save up to 15% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 15 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Denver to San Francisco from $159 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $197 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Denver to San Francisco.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Denver to San Francisco in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Denver. Users have commonly found prices around $176 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $76. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

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

The best prices found for DEN to SFO flights for January, February
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$59pp
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9 Feb - 15 Feb
$63pp
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8 Feb - 15 Feb
$67pp
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Denver Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Denver found for this year
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$59pp
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9 Feb - 15 Feb
$63pp
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8 Feb - 15 Feb
$67pp
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Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Denver

Save time with Denver to San Francisco direct flight deals
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$59pp
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9 Feb - 15 Feb
$63pp
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8 Feb - 15 Feb
$67pp
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Last minute flights from Denver to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Denver, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 7 Feb
$75pp
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28 Jan - 1 Feb
$83pp
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28 Jan - 30 Jan
$85pp
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to San Francisco
1:45 am - 3:23 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 38m
DEN - SFO
United Airlines
$64
United
1:30 am - 8:34 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 04m
DEN - SFO
Delta
$73
Delta
4:39 pm - 5:43 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 04m
DEN - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$75
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Denver to San Francisco

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 38m for a nonstop flight. There are 24 flights from Denver Intl to San Francisco per day from 7 airlines.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $59, but on average you can expect to pay $81.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to San Francisco is less than $81.

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

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

How popular is this Denver to San Francisco flight route?

The Denver Intl to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 230 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 Denver to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $59, Frontier will fly you from Denver to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Frontier is 66% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $37. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Denver to San Francisco for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Denver to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $387, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $47. The most popular route (Denver Intl - San Francisco), is priced around $101.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Denver to San Francisco are ANA (96%), Frontier (87%) and United Airlines (75%).

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

Before booking your flight from Denver to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Denver Intl 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 Denver Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Denver 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 to San Francisco.
Flight duration from DEN to SFO
2h 42m
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Denver Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver 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 to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of DEN to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of DEN to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of DEN to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DEN to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Denver to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Denver to San Francisco.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
29 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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