Cheap flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco (SBP - SFO)

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The best prices from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco are usually found in July or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Luis Obispo (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SBP to SFO flight in 2021: compare San Luis Obispo to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SBP - SFO
Price
$256 - $499
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$257

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$256

From San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 35 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $99, or $105 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

Flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco (SBP - SFO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SBP to SFO flights for May, June
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$293pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$330pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$333pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBP
San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo found for this year
25 Dec - 25 Dec
$269pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$293pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
16 Aug - 20 Aug
$304pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBP
San Luis Obispo County

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo

Save time with San Luis Obispo to San Francisco direct flight deals
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$339pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
29 Jul - 1 Aug
$435pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
16 Aug - 20 Aug
$475pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBP
San Luis Obispo County

Last minute flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo, departing today and this week
21 May - 21 May
$582pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
21 May - 21 May
$664pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
21 May - 21 May
$713pp
SBP
San Luis Obispo County
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SBP
San Luis Obispo County

One-way flights to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo

The cheapest one-way flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco
11:54 am - 12:54 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 00m
SBP - SFO
United Airlines
$335
United
8:15 am - 3:50 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
7h 35m
SBP - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$342
Alaska Airlines
8:30 am - 7:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 09m
SBP - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$354
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Flight FAQs

From San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo County to San Francisco have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

United Airlines is one of the carriers that may have flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

If you wish to fly to San Francisco from San Luis Obispo, then you need to book flights from San Luis Obispo County to San Francisco. There are 2 flights from County (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from County are available from 1 airline, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 00m is how long a nonstop flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco typically takes.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $293, but on average you can expect to pay $377.

Are there nonstop flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco is less than $478.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco for under $600?

There are currently 4+ open flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Does it rain more in San Luis Obispo or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in San Luis Obispo is more than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 4 days.

Is San Luis Obispo weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 77 °F range in September. The weather in San Francisco is generally hotter than San Luis Obispo's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

For as low as $582, United Airlines can have you in San Francisco from San Luis Obispo in 1h. 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 San Luis Obispo to San Francisco round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco is Alaska Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $304 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $339 and $343 round-trip. Alaska Airlines is 8% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $133. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco for a low price.

Alternative routes for San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo to San Francisco.
Flight duration
1h 06m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Luis Obispo

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Luis Obispo towards San Francisco.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 75% of SBP to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of SBP to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SBP to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBP to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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