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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

$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.
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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for IAH to SFO flights for October, November
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$135pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$138pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$143pp
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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Houston found for this year
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$131pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$135pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$138pp
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
10 Dec - 22 Dec
$257pp
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 Dec - 30 Dec
$277pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 Dec - 30 Dec
$292pp
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
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$143pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Nov - 2 Dec
$149pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$153pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San Francisco
5:29 pm - 3:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 11m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$58
FlightNetwork
4:00 am - 11:36 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 36m
IAH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$60
FlyFar
5:29 pm - 3:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 11m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$62
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Related info for your journey

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.

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 $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 $131, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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 $371.

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.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Wednesday, 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?

26 flight departures from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Francisco per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 69% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 23% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 8% of flight departures

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 11 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 30m. The distance between Houston and San Francisco is about 1641 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 $138 on this airline. Frontier is priced at 62% 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?

$58 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

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to San Francisco
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

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
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of IAH to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of IAH to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to SFO departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San Francisco
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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