Cheap flights from Houston to San Francisco (IAH - SFO)

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The best prices from Houston to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to San Francisco (SFO)

IAH - SFO
Price
$198 - $425
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$198

From Houston to San Francisco

One-way from

$42

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Houston 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to San Francisco, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $105.

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

Flights from Houston to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to San Francisco (IAH - SFO)?

When flying from Houston to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 6% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Houston to San Francisco in February, March 2021

23 Mar - 29 Mar
$92pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 10 Mar
$93pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$94pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

1 Apr - 4 Apr
$78pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Mar - 29 Mar
$92pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 10 Mar
$93pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Houston

25 Mar - 28 Mar
$275pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
20 Mar - 27 Mar
$280pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Mar - 20 Mar
$285pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to San Francisco

6 Mar - 10 Mar
$93pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$94pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Mar - 10 Mar
$97pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Houston

9:25 am - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 45m
IAH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$42
Gotogate
10:35 am - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 35m
IAH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$43
Gotogate
9:11 am - 7:07 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 56m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$44
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Flight FAQs

From Houston to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $103.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to San Francisco is less than $349.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 126 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

16 flight departures from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 31% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Houston or San Francisco?

In Houston, there will be less rainfall in Houston compared to San Francisco over the next 14 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Houston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Houston to San Francisco?

Departing from Houston to San Francisco will take you 6h 56m. The distance between Houston and San Francisco is about 1641 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to San Francisco is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $92 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $125. Frontier is priced at 74% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$44 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier.

Alternative routes for Houston to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Average temperature for February in San Francisco
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in San Francisco
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Houston to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$77 $251 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$126 $254 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$102 $261 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$119 $267 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$335 $443 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$189 $553 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San Francisco

Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of IAH to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of IAH to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of IAH to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San Francisco
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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