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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)

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 January, February 2021

28 Feb - 2 Mar
$196pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 Feb - 26 Feb
$203pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 Feb - 27 Feb
$204pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Virginia to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

10 Mar - 14 Mar
$185pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Feb - 2 Mar
$196pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 Feb - 26 Feb
$203pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Virginia to San Francisco

1 Feb - 14 Feb
$388pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$390pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Feb - 14 Feb
$392pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Virginia

6:56 am - 8:10 am
Frontier
2 Stops
28h 14m
ORF - SFO
Frontier
$114
Gotogate
9:55 am - 6:41 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 46m
RIC - SFO
JetBlue
6:08 am - 5:09 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 01m
ORF - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$152
Kiwi.com

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Virginia to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Virginia 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 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Virginia to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $185, but on average you can expect to pay $245.

Are there nonstop flights from Virginia to San Francisco for under $200 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 Charlottesville Albemarle - 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 $613, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $154. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $185 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 17m. 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 American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $287. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $296 round trip.

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 $93. Users have also found prices from $144 and $149 on Frontier and JetBlue, respectively.

Destination information for 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 (PHF)
Langley Falls (QLF)
Richmond (RIC)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Virginia to San Francisco

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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