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

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The best prices from Houston to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 14 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to SFO flight in 2022: compare Houston to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
HO1 - SFO
Price
$182 - $425
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$182

From Houston to San Francisco

One-way from

$58

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

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 15 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Houston to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $330.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to San Francisco (HO1 - SFO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to San Francisco in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from Houston average $344. You can even find prices in August for less than $344, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $87. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

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

The best prices found for HOU to SFO flights for January, February
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$101pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Feb - 8 Feb
$113pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Feb - 2 Feb
$116pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
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Houston to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Houston found for this year
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$101pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Feb - 8 Feb
$113pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Feb - 2 Feb
$116pp
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

Save time with Houston to San Francisco direct flight deals
1 Feb - 1 Feb
$252pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Feb - 5 Feb
$258pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$268pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Houston, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$120pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$122pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
26 Jan - 9 Feb
$137pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San Francisco
11:42 am - 5:14 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 32m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$58
Flights by SU
6:57 am - 7:04 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 07m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$63
Flights by SU
8:09 am - 3:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 31m
IAH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$64
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to San Francisco

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

Most people fly into San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight to San Francisco from Houston. On average, San Francisco has 0 inbound flights from Houston per day from 7 airlines. San Francisco is conveniently located just 11.8 mi from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $101, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

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 $286.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Houston to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Houston to San Francisco have been viewed 92 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at $101, Frontier will fly you from Houston to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Houston to San Francisco for 70% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $491, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $75. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - San Francisco), is priced around $130.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to San Francisco are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Houston 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 Houston.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Houston to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
$77 $410 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$99 $260 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$102 $269 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$126 $248 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$170 $474 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$196 $422 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of HOU to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of HOU to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of HOU to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of HOU to SFO departures
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