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 August or February, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

IND - SFO
Price
$265 - $403
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$265

From Indianapolis to San Francisco

One-way from

$49

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?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 8%.

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

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Indianapolis to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Indianapolis. Prices for August average $108 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

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 in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco in March, April 2021

12 Apr - 22 Apr
$88pp
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Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis
14 Apr - 18 Apr
$93pp
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis
29 Mar - 16 Apr
$108pp
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Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis

Indianapolis to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

12 Apr - 22 Apr
$88pp
IND
Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
14 Apr - 18 Apr
$93pp
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Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
29 Mar - 16 Apr
$108pp
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Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis

7 Apr - 13 Apr
$295pp
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
2 Apr - 6 Apr
$315pp
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Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Indianapolis
2 Apr - 9 Apr
$335pp
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Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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Indianapolis

Last minute flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco

12 Mar - 17 Mar
$114pp
IND
Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis
12 Mar - 16 Mar
$117pp
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Indianapolis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis
10 Mar - 19 Mar
$127pp
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Indianapolis

One-way flights to San Francisco from Indianapolis

9:19 am - 8:10 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 51m
IND - SFO
Frontier
$49
Gotogate
7:30 am - 7:10 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 40m
IND - SFO
Frontier
$50
Gotogate
8:29 am - 7:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 29m
IND - SFO
Frontier
$52
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Flight FAQs

From Indianapolis to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

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 $428.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Indianapolis to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 81 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Indianapolis or San Francisco?

Indianapolis will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 17 days.

Is Indianapolis weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Francisco are colder than in Indianapolis.

How long is the flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco?

Airlines like Frontier fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco in about 11h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

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

Our cheapest airline available from Indianapolis to San Francisco is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $88 on this airline. Frontier is currently priced 75% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $49.

Alternative routes for Indianapolis to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Average temperature for March in San Francisco
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Francisco
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Indianapolis to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$100 $241 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$112 $278 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$159 $294 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$130 $348 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$154 $374 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$273 $442 No cancel fee 69%
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