Cheap flights from Tampa International to San Francisco (TPA - SFO)

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The best prices from Tampa International to San Francisco are usually found in August or January, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa International (TPA) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to SFO flight in 2021: compare Tampa International to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
TPA - SFO
Price
$285 - $415
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$285

From Tampa International to San Francisco

One-way from

$177

One-way flight from Tampa International 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 Tampa International to San Francisco?

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Tampa International to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tampa International to San Francisco?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Tampa International. Prices for August average $108 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa International to San Francisco (TPA - SFO)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 35% on flights from Tampa International to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Tampa International to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for TPA to SFO flights for May, June
8 Jun - 8 Jun
$246pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
8 Jun - 8 Jun
$263pp
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$281pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa

Tampa International to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Tampa International found for this year
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$212pp
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$245pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
8 Jun - 8 Jun
$246pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Tampa International

Save time with Tampa International to San Francisco direct flight deals
14 Sep - 16 Sep
$277pp
TPA
Tampa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
9 Jun - 15 Jun
$317pp
TPA
Tampa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
3 Jun - 4 Aug
$337pp
TPA
Tampa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa International to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Tampa International, departing today and this week
25 May - 5 Jun
$302pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
25 May - 6 Jun
$303pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
24 May - 26 May
$305pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to San Francisco from Tampa International

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa International to San Francisco
1:30 pm - 3:28 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
16h 58m
TPA - SFO
Alaska Airlines
8:35 am - 5:25 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
23h 50m
TPA - SFO
Sun Country Air
3:25 am - 5:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 25m
TPA - SFO
United Airlines
$179
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Tampa International to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Tampa 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 Tampa 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 Tampa to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa International to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $212, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa International to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa International to San Francisco is less than $476.

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

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

Does it rain more in Tampa or San Francisco?

Tampa will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 8 days.

Is Tampa weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of June. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Tampa. 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 Tampa International to San Francisco?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Tampa International to San Francisco in just under 5h 28m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 52m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $212. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $277 round trip. These flights start at 43% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $108. United Airlines flights start at $139 while deals on Frontier start at $146 one-way.

Alternative routes for Tampa International 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 Tampa International to San Francisco.
Flight duration
5h 16m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 7 airlines flying from Tampa International to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa International 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
Sun Country Air
$141 $209 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$150 $242 No cancel fee 62%
Frontier
$103 $245 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$177 $303 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$156 $332 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$167 $365 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$261 $442 No cancel fee 69%
Weekly flight availability
from Tampa International to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa International to San Francisco.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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