Cheap flights from USA to San Francisco (SFO)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare USA to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
How far in advance should I book a flight from USA 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 USA 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 USA to San Francisco?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from USA. 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.

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

The best prices found for USA to SFO flights for May, June
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$55pp
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Alaska Airlines
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5 Jun - 7 Jun
$57pp
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2 Jun - 2 Jun
$69pp
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Alaska Airlines
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USA to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from USA found for this year
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$55pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
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27 Jul - 31 Jul
$56pp
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Alaska Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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5 Jun - 7 Jun
$57pp
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Alaska Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Non-stop flights to San Francisco from USA

Save time with USA to San Francisco direct flight deals
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$55pp
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Alaska Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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27 Jul - 31 Jul
$56pp
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5 Jun - 7 Jun
$57pp
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Last minute flights from USA to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from USA, departing today and this week
24 May - 5 Jun
$115pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
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Alaska Airlines
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19 May - 19 Jun
$117pp
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20 May - 10 Jun
$124pp
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JetBlue
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One-way flights to San Francisco from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to San Francisco
2:00 am - 3:22 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 22m
LAX - SFO
JetBlue
12:25 pm - 5:56 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 31m
LAX - SFO
Frontier
$67
Kiwi.com
6:59 am - 1:29 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
6h 30m
LAX - SFO
Major Airline
$73
StudentUniverse

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Flight FAQs

From USA to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from USA 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 USA 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 United States 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from United States to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from United States?

Most people fly into San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight to San Francisco from United States. San Francisco is conveniently located just 11.8 mi from San Francisco’s city center.

Can I find flights from USA to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $55, but on average you can expect to pay $79.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to San Francisco is less than $78.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from USA to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 484 users have taken a look at flights from United States to San Francisco.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to San Francisco?

Amtrak, Train and Bus are the most popular airlines when flying from USA to San Francisco.

What are the most popular routes from USA to San Francisco?

The most popular flight routes from USA to San Francisco are Newark - San Francisco, New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco and Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $240 for a flight from USA to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $49 while the most popular route, (Newark - San Francisco) is currently priced at $251.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to San Francisco?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from USA to San Francisco on time: Fiji Airways(100%), China Southern(100%), Alitalia(100%.)

How long is the flight from USA to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines can get you from USA to San Francisco in just under 1h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $55, Alaska Airlines will fly you from USA to San Francisco and back. In addition to Alaska Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from JetBlue and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $77 and $98, respectively.

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

$23 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on JetBlue and American Airlines, with prices starting from $39 and $40, respectively.

Departure points for flights from USA to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to San Francisco.
Flight duration
1h 55m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from USA to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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
Allegiant Air
$66 $106 No cancel fee 88%
Spirit Airlines
$59 $160 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$29 $195 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$104 $225 No cancel fee 63%
American Airlines
$53 $271 No cancel fee 71%
JSX
$143 $295 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Sun Country Air
$118 $302 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$75 $313 No cancel fee 62%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,992 $5,026 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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