Cheap flights from Rochester to San Francisco (RST - SFO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Rochester (RST) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best RST to SFO flight in 2021: compare Rochester to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
RST - SFO
Price
$254 - $488
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

$390

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$254

From Rochester 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 Rochester to San Francisco?

Tuesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Rochester to San Francisco. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Rochester 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 Rochester to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $99.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Rochester in August are about $108 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rochester to San Francisco (RST - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Rochester to San Francisco at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 3% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for RST to SFO flights for May, June
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$276pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
7 Jun - 22 Jun
$291pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
4 Jun - 19 Jun
$292pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester

Rochester to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Rochester found for this year
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$257pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$260pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RST
Rochester
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$261pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester

One-way flights to San Francisco from Rochester

The cheapest one-way flights from Rochester to San Francisco
10:05 am - 4:52 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 47m
RST - SFO
Delta
$268
Delta
3:36 am - 1:29 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
11h 53m
RST - SFO
United Airlines
$470
United
7:00 am - 8:22 pm
American Airlines
3 Stops
15h 22m
RST - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Rochester to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Rochester 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 Rochester 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Rochester to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rochester to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $257, but on average you can expect to pay $300.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Rochester to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Rochester to San Francisco was viewed by 218 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 Rochester or San Francisco?

In Rochester, there will be greater rainfall in Rochester compared to San Francisco over the next 18 days.

Is Rochester weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 81 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Rochester.

How long is the flight from Rochester to San Francisco?

Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from Rochester to San Francisco in just under 5h 31m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 23m. 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 Rochester to San Francisco round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Rochester to San Francisco is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $257 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $261. American Airlines is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$158 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $217 and $268, respectively.

Alternative routes for Rochester 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 Rochester to San Francisco.
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Rochester

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Rochester to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rochester 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
United Airlines
$132 $305 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$134 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$184 $378 No cancel fee N/A
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