Cheap flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco (IAD - SFO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dulles Intl (IAD) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best IAD to SFO flight in 2022: compare Dulles Intl to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
IAD - SFO
Price
$296 - $472
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$296

From Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$153

One-way flight from Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco (IAD - SFO)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 39% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 32 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $471, or $553 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Washington Dulles Intl Airport in August are about $386 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $148.

Cheap flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for IAD to SFO flights for January, February
12 Feb - 23 Feb
$206pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Feb - 23 Feb
$232pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24 Feb - 5 Mar
$233pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl found for this year
12 Feb - 23 Feb
$206pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Feb - 23 Feb
$232pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24 Feb - 5 Mar
$233pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl

Save time with Dulles Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
12 Feb - 21 Feb
$258pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
11 Apr - 16 Apr
$266pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Feb - 13 Feb
$268pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl, departing today and this week
4 Feb - 15 Feb
$292pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
4 Feb - 13 Feb
$299pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Feb - 28 Feb
$306pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Washington Dulles Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco
4:20 pm - 7:04 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
29h 44m
IAD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$153
Kiwi.com
1:10 am - 10:58 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 48m
IAD - SFO
American Airlines
12:00 pm - 6:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
9h 59m
IAD - SFO
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Dulles Intl to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Washington Dulles Intl?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco. 8 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Washington Dulles Intl on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 13 inbound flights from Washington Dulles Intl per day.

Which airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl 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 Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $206, but on average you can expect to pay $242.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco is less than $298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($206), Delta ($248), and Alaska Airlines ($252) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco. These flights start at 49% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $109. Alaska Airlines flights start at $120 while deals on American Airlines start at $161 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington Dulles Intl Airport 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 Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco on time: Egypt Air (79%), Air New Zealand (73%), Austrian Airlines (69%).

What are the cheapest flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $138. While the most popular route (Washington Dulles Intl - San Francisco) can be booked for $255 on average our data indicates $652 when flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington Dulles Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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

Returning to Washington Dulles Intl 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 Washington Dulles Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Washington Dulles Intl.

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Destination information for San Francisco

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

Airports servicing Washington

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 7 airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dulles Intl 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
$108 $258 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$141 $327 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$176 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$177 $399 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$178 $422 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$198 $519 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$203 $371 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dulles Intl towards San Francisco.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 37% of IAD to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of IAD to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of IAD to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of IAD to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dulles Intl to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dulles Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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