Cheap flights from Louisville to San Francisco (SDF - SFO)

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The best prices from Louisville to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Louisville (SDF) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SDF to SFO flight in 2021: compare Louisville to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SDF - SFO
Price
$231 - $438
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$417

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$231

From Louisville 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 Louisville to San Francisco?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 41% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Louisville to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from Louisville average $108. You can even find prices in August for less than $108, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $48. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Louisville. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Louisville to San Francisco (SDF - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Louisville to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Louisville to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SDF to SFO flights for May, June
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$214pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
2 Jun - 8 Jun
$234pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
5 Jun - 9 Jun
$235pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Louisville to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Louisville found for this year
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$210pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$214pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$220pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Last minute flights from Louisville to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Louisville, departing today and this week
24 May - 25 May
$375pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
24 May - 26 May
$428pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
24 May - 26 May
$459pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

One-way flights to San Francisco from Louisville

The cheapest one-way flights from Louisville to San Francisco
2:00 am - 1:22 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
14h 22m
SDF - SFO
United Airlines
$238
United
11:35 am - 5:04 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
32h 29m
SDF - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$245
Kiwi.com
3:40 am - 1:29 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 49m
SDF - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Louisville to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Standiford Field 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 Standiford Field 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.

Which airlines flying from Louisville Standiford Field to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Louisville to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Louisville to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $210, but on average you can expect to pay $245.

Are there nonstop flights from Louisville to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Louisville to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Louisville to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

The Louisville Standiford Field to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 164 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 Standiford Field or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Standiford Field is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Standiford Field weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Francisco is colder than in Standiford Field. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Louisville to San Francisco?

Airlines like American Airlines fly from Louisville to San Francisco in about 8h 58m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $155. Users have also found tickets on United Airlines for as little as $195.

Alternative routes for Louisville 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 Louisville to San Francisco.
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Louisville

Louisville Standiford Field (SDF)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines flying from Louisville to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Louisville 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
Frontier
$104 $238 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$158 $365 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $389 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$169 $418 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Louisville to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Louisville towards San Francisco.
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