Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco (RDU - SFO)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco are usually found in September or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to SFO flight in 2021: compare Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
RDU - SFO
Price
$297 - $417
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$297

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$119

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 37% 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 35 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $99.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Raleigh-Durham Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $108 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco (RDU - SFO)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 48% on flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to SFO flights for May, June
18 May - 23 May
$202pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
19 May - 23 May
$205pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 May - 22 May
$210pp
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for this year
18 May - 23 May
$202pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
19 May - 23 May
$205pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 May - 22 May
$210pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Raleigh-Durham Intl

Save time with Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
17 Sep - 21 Sep
$237pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$247pp
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
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San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
30 Sep - 11 Oct
$252pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
18 May - 23 May
$202pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
19 May - 23 May
$205pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 May - 22 May
$210pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to San Francisco from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco
1:15 pm - 4:12 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 57m
RDU - SFO
JetBlue
3:00 am - 10:28 am
Delta
1 Stop
10h 28m
RDU - SFO
Delta
$143
Delta
12:31 pm - 8:19 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 48m
RDU - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $221.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco is less than $378.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Francisco was viewed by 153 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl or San Francisco?

Raleigh-Durham Intl will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco can take about 5h 51m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $217. 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco round-trip from $202. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are JetBlue, from $217, and American Airlines, from $218. Frontier is priced at 43% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with JetBlue, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $79. Frontier flights start at $84 while deals on American Airlines start at $108 one-way.

Alternative routes for Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco.
Flight duration
5h 27m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
$110 $248 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$98 $274 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$158 $310 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$106 $312 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$132 $337 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$131 $375 No cancel fee 69%
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh-Durham Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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