Cheap flights from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA - SFO)

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The best prices from Nashville to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Nashville (BNA) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best BNA to SFO flight in 2021: compare Nashville to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
BNA - SFO
Price
$235 - $367
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$235

From Nashville to San Francisco

One-way from

$142

One-way flight from Nashville 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 Nashville to San Francisco?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 45%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 35 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Nashville to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $99, or $105 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Nashville. 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 Nashville to San Francisco (BNA - SFO)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 52% on flights from Nashville to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

The best prices found for BNA to SFO flights for May, June
17 May - 23 May
$204pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
18 May - 25 May
$209pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
11 May - 18 May
$211pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Nashville found for this year
17 May - 23 May
$204pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
18 May - 25 May
$209pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
11 May - 18 May
$211pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Nashville

Save time with Nashville to San Francisco direct flight deals
17 Sep - 20 Sep
$219pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$242pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$257pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Last minute flights from Nashville to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Nashville, departing today and this week
11 May - 18 May
$211pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl
14 May - 16 May
$215pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
11 May - 18 May
$220pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to San Francisco
1:43 pm - 7:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 15m
BNA - SFO
Frontier
$142
Kiwi.com
5:00 am - 5:14 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
14h 14m
BNA - SFO
United Airlines
$150
United
2:17 am - 5:40 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
17h 23m
BNA - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Nashville to San Francisco

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 Nashville Intl to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier flying from Nashville Intl to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $204, but on average you can expect to pay $226.

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

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from Nashville to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Nashville to San Francisco is less than $521.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nashville to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nashville to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 166 users have taken a look at flights from Nashville Intl to San Francisco.

Does it rain more in Nashville or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Nashville is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Nashville weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

With an average temperature of 90 °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 Nashville.

How long is the flight from Nashville to San Francisco?

For as low as $219, United Airlines can have you in San Francisco from Nashville in 4h 40m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $204, Frontier will fly you from Nashville 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 American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $219 and $235, respectively. These flights start at 35% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$67 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $110 and $117, respectively.

Alternative routes for Nashville 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 Nashville to San Francisco.
Flight duration
4h 33m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Nashville to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Nashville 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
Alaska Airlines
$108 $268 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$67 $268 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$141 $269 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$108 $272 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$118 $317 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$127 $323 No cancel fee N/A
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