Cheap flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND - SFO)

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The best prices from Indianapolis to San Francisco are usually found in February or October, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Indianapolis (IND) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best IND to SFO flight in 2022: compare Indianapolis to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
IND - SFO
Price
$322 - $512
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$322

From Indianapolis to San Francisco

One-way from

$173

One-way flight from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to San Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco at least 55 days early can save you up to 52% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 55 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco for as little as $481 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $612 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Indianapolis. Users have commonly found prices around $413 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $285. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco in June, July 2022

The best prices found for IND to SFO flights for June, July
26 Jul - 27 Sep
$327pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
18 Jul - 8 Aug
$331pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
25 Jul - 4 Aug
$332pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis

Indianapolis to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis found for this year
22 Aug - 30 Aug
$174pp
IND
Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$204pp
IND
Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
22 Aug - 31 Aug
$208pp
IND
Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis

Save time with Indianapolis to San Francisco direct flight deals
16 Nov - 21 Nov
$268pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$309pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$352pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis

Last minute flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 15 Jul
$382pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
7 Jul - 8 Jul
$404pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis
8 Jul - 22 Jul
$414pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

One-way flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco
3:00 am - 7:29 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 29m
IND - SFO
Delta
$173
Delta
4:51 pm - 3:45 am
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 54m
IND - SFO
Frontier
$202
Kiwi.com
1:43 pm - 3:50 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 07m
IND - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$207
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Indianapolis to San Francisco

What airports do I use to fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco?

San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Indianapolis. Booking flights from Indianapolis (IND) to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to San Francisco from 9 different airlines. 4h 44m is how long a flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Indianapolis to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco is less than $456.

Are there last-minute flights available from Indianapolis to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Indianapolis to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Indianapolis to San Francisco was viewed by 48 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $174, Frontier will fly you from Indianapolis to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $268 and $278, respectively. You may be able to fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco for 57% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $1,231, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $195. The most popular route (Indianapolis - San Francisco), is priced around $286.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Indianapolis are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Indianapolis from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Indianapolis.

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

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Alternative routes for Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to San Francisco.
Flight duration from IND to SFO
4h 36m
Average temperature for June in San Francisco
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Indianapolis to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Indianapolis 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $25 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$91 $282 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$119 $278 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$146 $352 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$159 $532 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$176 $528 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$227 $428 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$279 $449 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Indianapolis to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Indianapolis towards San Francisco.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of IND to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Indianapolis to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Indianapolis to San Francisco.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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