Cheap flights from Columbus to San Francisco (CMH - SFO)

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The best prices from Columbus to San Francisco are usually found in July or August, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbus (CMH) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to SFO flight in 2022: compare Columbus to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
CMH - SFO
Price
$306 - $404
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$306

From Columbus to San Francisco

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from Columbus 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 month to fly from Columbus Airport to San Francisco?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Francisco from Columbus Airport average $375. You can even find prices in July for less than $375, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $200. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Columbus Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 7%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbus Airport to San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Columbus Airport to San Francisco on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to San Francisco (CMH - SFO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Columbus Airport to San Francisco in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 42% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus Airport to San Francisco, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $402 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $458.

Cheap flights from Columbus to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CMH to SFO flights for January, February
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$138pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
11 Feb - 19 Feb
$168pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Columbus found for this year
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$122pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
25 Feb - 27 Feb
$138pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
16 Mar - 29 Mar
$142pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to San Francisco direct flight deals
7 Jun - 15 Jun
$398pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
9 Jun - 14 Jun
$412pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
9 Jun - 13 Jun
$426pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Columbus, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$192pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
25 Jan - 27 Jan
$198pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
21 Jan - 25 Jan
$269pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to San Francisco from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to San Francisco
12:16 pm - 8:14 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 58m
CMH - SFO
Frontier
$81
Kiwi.com
8:49 am - 8:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 21m
CMH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$140
Kiwi.com
7:22 am - 4:16 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 54m
CMH - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to San Francisco

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

For a flight from Columbus to San Francisco, you will be flying into San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 11.8 mi from the center of the city. San Francisco is the only San Francisco airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Columbus per day. 7 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Columbus on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Columbus Airport to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $178.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbus Airport to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus Airport to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus Airport to San Francisco is less than $538.

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

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

How popular is this Columbus Airport to San Francisco flight route?

The Columbus to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 43 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Frontier, at $122, was found to be the cheapest airline from Columbus Airport to San Francisco.. Frontier is 67% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus Airport to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $72. While the most popular route (Columbus - San Francisco) can be booked for $154 on average our data indicates $630 when flying from Columbus Airport to San Francisco.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Columbus Airport to San Francisco are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Columbus from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

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

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Alternative routes for Columbus 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 Columbus to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Columbus to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$114 $261 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$121 $358 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$132 $351 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$134 $267 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$144 $280 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$218 $418 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards San Francisco.
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Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to San Francisco.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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