Cheap flights from San Antonio to San Francisco (SAT - SFO)

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The best prices from San Antonio to San Francisco are usually found in August or January, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Antonio (SAT) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SAT to SFO flight in 2021: compare San Antonio to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SAT - SFO
Price
$219 - $378
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$219

From San Antonio to San Francisco

One-way from

$202

One-way flight from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to San Francisco?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to San Francisco?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Antonio to San Francisco, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $105.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from San Antonio average $108. You can even find prices in August for less than $108, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $48. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from San Antonio. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Antonio to San Francisco (SAT - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Antonio to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for SAT to SFO flights for May, June
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$231pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
10 Jun - 14 Jun
$267pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
9 Jun - 14 Jun
$271pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio

San Antonio to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from San Antonio found for this year
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$219pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$221pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
16 Sep - 19 Sep
$223pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from San Antonio

Save time with San Antonio to San Francisco direct flight deals
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$219pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$257pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
28 Aug - 4 Sep
$295pp
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San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio

Last minute flights from San Antonio to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from San Antonio, departing today and this week
27 May - 30 May
$336pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
27 May - 1 Jun
$366pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
27 May - 31 May
$383pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

One-way flights to San Francisco from San Antonio

The cheapest one-way flights from San Antonio to San Francisco
1:21 pm - 8:09 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
20h 48m
SAT - SFO
United Airlines
$202
United
7:33 am - 7:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 25m
SAT - SFO
Frontier
$203
CheapOair
1:50 pm - 4:15 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
16h 25m
SAT - SFO
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Antonio to San Francisco

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines 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 San Antonio to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Antonio to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $219, but on average you can expect to pay $243.

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

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from San Antonio to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Antonio to San Francisco is less than $382.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Antonio to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Antonio to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 183 users have taken a look at flights from San Antonio to San Francisco.

Does it rain more in San Antonio or San Francisco?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Antonio is typically greater than that of San Francisco. We can gather that this will continue over the next 12 days.

Is San Antonio weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 97 °F on average in August. 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 San Antonio.

How long is the flight from San Antonio to San Francisco?

Departing from San Antonio to San Francisco will take you 3h 55m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($219), American Airlines ($235), and Delta ($237) offers the cheapest pricing from San Antonio to San Francisco. Users have found that United Airlines is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$123 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and American Airlines, with prices starting from $152 and $174, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Antonio 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 San Antonio to San Francisco.
Flight duration
3h 40m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Antonio

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from San Antonio to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Antonio 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
$113 $216 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$92 $220 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$120 $286 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$92 $310 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$193 $382 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$282 $383 No cancel fee 83%

Hourly flight availability from San Antonio to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Antonio towards San Francisco.
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