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 2021: compare Virginia 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 Virginia to San Francisco?

To save on the cost of your flight from Virginia to San Francisco, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $105.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Virginia. 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 Virginia to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Virginia to SFO flights for May, June
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$346pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$348pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
24 May - 2 Jun
$362pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Virginia to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Virginia found for this year
14 Oct - 18 Oct
$301pp
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$308pp
LYH
Lynchburg Preston-Glenn Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LYH
Lynchburg Preston-Glenn Field
21 Sep - 22 Sep
$310pp
ORF
Norfolk
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORF
Norfolk

Last minute flights from Virginia to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Virginia, departing today and this week
24 May - 2 Jun
$362pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
22 May - 25 May
$365pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
19 May - 2 Jun
$377pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Virginia

The cheapest one-way flights from Virginia to San Francisco
1:15 pm - 7:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 43m
ORF - SFO
Frontier
$92
Kiwi.com
12:20 pm - 5:42 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
20h 22m
RIC - SFO
United Airlines
$152
United
12:30 pm - 5:42 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 12m
RIC - SFO
Delta
$177
Delta

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Virginia 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 Virginia 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 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Virginia to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Virginia to San Francisco for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $301, but on average you can expect to pay $312.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Virginia to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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 flight route?

The Virginia to San Francisco flight path 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 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 most popular routes from Virginia to San Francisco?

Most travelers choose Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco, Norfolk - San Francisco or Roanoke - San Francisco when deciding on the best route from Virginia to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from Virginia to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from Virginia to San Francisco is generally $633, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $168. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $311 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Virginia to San Francisco?

There are many flights that can get you from Virginia to San Francisco in 7h 19m. Fly via American Airlines or United Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $301. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $308 and $313, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $92. Users have also found prices from $152 and $155 on Frontier and United Airlines, respectively.

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 May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

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%
United Airlines
$172 $412 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$172 $455 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$159 $462 No cancel fee N/A
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