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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 September or January, booked 43 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
$347 - $404
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Round-trip from $347 From Houston to San Francisco
One-way from $152 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 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $117 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $137.

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

Flights from Houston to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to San Francisco in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $61.

Cheap flights from Houston to San Francisco in July, August 2020

The best prices found for IAH to SFO flights for July, August
15 Jul - 21 Jul
$152pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$170pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$176pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Houston found for this year
15 Jul - 21 Jul
$152pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$170pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$173pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Houston

Save time with Houston to San Francisco direct flight deals
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$307pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Houston, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 7 Jul
$267pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Jun - 3 Jul
$291pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Jun - 15 Jul
$303pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San Francisco
8:34 am - 3:55 pm
Air Tahiti Nui
1 Stop
9h 21m
IAH - SFO
Air Tahiti Nui
$152
Ovago
6:46 am - 6:51 pm
Delta
2 Stops
14h 05m
IAH - SFO
Delta
$157
Delta
9:00 am - 4:05 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
45h 05m
IAH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$165
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Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to San Francisco flights.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $152, but on average you can expect to pay $197.

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

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Houston to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to San Francisco is less than $307.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for United Air Lines Inc.. United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flight to Houston to San Francisco. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 259 flights on average per day.

Does it rain more in Houston or San Francisco?

In Houston, there will be greater rainfall in Houston compared to San Francisco over the next 15 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.

Alternative routes for Houston to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to San Francisco
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San Francisco

Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of IAH to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 39% of IAH to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 11% of IAH to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San Francisco
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights