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USA to San Francisco (SFO)

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 January, February 2021

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$76pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 25 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

USA to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Feb - 25 Feb
$76pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from USA

10 Feb - 2 Mar
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 25 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 25 Feb
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from USA to San Francisco

4 Feb - 7 Feb
$106pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Feb - 4 Feb
$111pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Francisco from USA

3:25 am - 4:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
LAX - SFO
United Airlines
$29
United
12:05 pm - 1:34 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 29m
LAX - SFO
Delta
$49
Delta
8:00 am - 9:20 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 20m
LAX - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$50
Alaska Airlines

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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. Delta and Alaska Airlines are some airlines that have done so. 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.

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 United Airlines for just $57, but on average you can expect to pay $84.

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 $94.

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.

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 Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco, Newark - San Francisco and Dallas/Fort Worth - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $235 for a flight from USA to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $49 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $108.

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: ANA(98%), LATAM Airlines(98%), Air Tahiti Nui(98%.)

How long is the flight from USA to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from USA to San Francisco in just under 1h 10m. 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 $57, United Airlines will fly you from USA to San Francisco and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Alaska Airlines and Frontier - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $80 and $87, respectively.

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

$29 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Alaska Airlines and Frontier, with prices starting from $36 and $41, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from USA to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

Flight duration
2h 20m
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from USA to San Francisco

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 $188 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$53 $252 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$98 $256 No cancel fee 63%
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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