Cheap flights from Virginia (VA) to San Francisco (SFO)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2022: compare Virginia to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Virginia to San Francisco (VA - SFO)?

When flying from Virginia to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Virginia 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 52% on flights from Virginia to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $471. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $626.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Virginia with a flight ticket averaging about $390. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $179. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Virginia to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Virginia to SFO flights for January, February
7 Feb - 13 Feb
$234pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Feb - 8 Mar
$241pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Feb - 16 Feb
$250pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Virginia to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Virginia found for this year
7 Feb - 13 Feb
$234pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Feb - 8 Mar
$241pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Feb - 16 Feb
$250pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Virginia to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Virginia, departing today and this week
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$325pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$328pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Jan - 1 Feb
$329pp
ORF
Norfolk
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORF
Norfolk

One-way flights to San Francisco from Virginia

The cheapest one-way flights from Virginia to San Francisco
1:55 pm - 5:41 am
Delta
2 Stops
18h 46m
CHO - SFO
Delta
$151
Delta
4:05 am - 10:50 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
9h 45m
RIC - SFO
JetBlue
10:48 am - 3:27 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
19h 39m
CHO - SFO
United Airlines
$177
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Virginia to San Francisco

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Virginia to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $234, but on average you can expect to pay $260.

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

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

How popular is this Virginia to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Virginia to San Francisco was viewed by 53 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $151. United Airlines flights start at $152 while deals on American Airlines start at $163 one-way.

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

While some choose either Norfolk - San Francisco or Roanoke - San Francisco, Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco is the most popular route from Virginia to San Francisco.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Virginia to San Francisco are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Virginia to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $400 for a flight from Virginia to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $100 while the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $241.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Virginia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Virginia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Virginia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Virginia are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Virginia from San Francisco?

Returning to Virginia from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Virginia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Virginia.

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Departure points for flights from Virginia to San Francisco

Select to see more specific information for flights to San Francisco from all departure points in Virginia.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Virginia to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing

Lynchburg (LYH)
Norfolk (ORF)
Newport News Intl (PHF)
Langley Falls (QLF)
Richmond (RIC)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Virginia to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Virginia 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
Frontier
$115 $261 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$153 $327 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$159 $462 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$172 $412 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$172 $455 No cancel fee 71%
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