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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)

PHX - SFO
Price
$147 - $208
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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

$44

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?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 18% 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 Phoenix to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 99% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Phoenix to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $416.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Phoenix to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Francisco in December, January 2021

The best prices found for PHX to SFO flights for December, January
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$47pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$57pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
16 Jan - 18 Jan
$60pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Phoenix found for this year
30 Dec - 24 Jan
$68pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$73pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 Dec - 28 Dec
$75pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to San Francisco direct flight deals
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$47pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$67pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
20 Jan - 22 Jan
$78pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
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
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$100pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$101pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$103pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to San Francisco
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 00m
PHX - SFO
United Airlines
$44
United
10:22 am - 1:34 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 12m
PHX - SFO
Delta
$59
Delta
2:20 pm - 6:59 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
29h 39m
PHX - SFO
Frontier
$68
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Phoenix to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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 $47, but on average you can expect to pay $75.

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 $107.

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.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Francisco have been viewed 121 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Phoenix or San Francisco?

In Phoenix, there will be less rainfall in Phoenix compared to San Francisco over the next 6 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 108 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Phoenix. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to San Francisco?

Departing from Phoenix to San Francisco will take you 2h 01m. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Phoenix to San Francisco round-trip from $47. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. You may be able to fly from Phoenix to San Francisco for 72% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $24. United Airlines flights start at $44 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $49 one-way.

Alternative routes for Phoenix to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Phoenix to San Francisco
Flight duration
2h 03m
Average temperature for December in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San Francisco
4.7 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines 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%
Allegiant Air
$88 $176 No cancel fee 88%
Frontier
$76 $217 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$88 $218 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$88 $225 No cancel fee 69%
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

Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of PHX to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of PHX to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% 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
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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