Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX - SFO)

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The best prices from Phoenix to San Francisco are usually found in April or July, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SFO flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
PH1 - SFO
Price
$147 - $208
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$147

From Phoenix to San Francisco

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Francisco?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

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

Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Phoenix to San Francisco in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $78.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 57% 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 30 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 Phoenix to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $220, or $280 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to San Francisco (PH1 - SFO)?

When flying from Phoenix to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 15% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHX to SFO flights for October, November
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Phoenix found for this year
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to San Francisco direct flight deals
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$68pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Phoenix, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$68pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$73pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
10:50 am - 11:54 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 04m
PHX - SFO
Alaska Airlines
2:25 pm - 3:38 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 13m
PHX - SFO
United Airlines
$85
United
3:54 am - 8:04 am
Frontier
1 Stop
5h 10m
PHX - SFO
Frontier
$87
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Phoenix?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Phoenix to San Francisco. 9 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Phoenix on a regular basis. Booking flights from Phoenix to San Francisco should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 18 inbound flights from Phoenix per day.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix 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 Alaska Airlines flying from Phoenix to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Phoenix to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $81.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to San Francisco is less than $81.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to San Francisco for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Phoenix to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Phoenix to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 121 users have taken a look at flights from Phoenix to San Francisco.

How many flights depart from Phoenix to San Francisco on average per day?

Travelers can expect 20 flights from Phoenix to San Francisco on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 5% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 85% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Phoenix to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Phoenix to San Francisco can take about 2h 08m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $64. Phoenix and San Francisco are separated by a distance of 653 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $64, Frontier will fly you from Phoenix to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $97. 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 Phoenix to San Francisco one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Phoenix to San Francisco are Frontier ($34), Alaska Airlines ($37), and United Airlines ($49).

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to San Francisco is $78. On average you can expect to pay $488. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $68.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Phoenix to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to San Francisco?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Phoenix to San Francisco consider choosing ANA (100%), Alaska Airlines (96%) or Lufthansa (93%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Phoenix from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Phoenix.

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

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Alternative routes for Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Francisco.
Flight duration from Phoenix to SFO
2h 09m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Phoenix to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix 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
$68 $157 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$76 $217 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$88 $176 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$88 $272 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$88 $218 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $245 No cancel fee N/A
JSX
$158 $313 No cancel fee N/A

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

Southwest
$201 $357 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of PHX to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of PHX to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of PHX to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to San Francisco.
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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