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

IAD — SFO
Dec 5 — Dec 121

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

$347 - $797

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$347From Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to San Francisco
One-way from$78One-way flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to San Francisco

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 32% 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 57 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, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $560, or $650 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport in January are about $489 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $231.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. 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, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco in November, December 2022

The best prices found for IAD to SFO flights for November, December
Dec 19 - Jan 14
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 51m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

21h 22m
$268

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 12 - Dec 15
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

20h 00m
$284

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 19 - Jan 10
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 51m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$286

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Dulles Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl found for this year
Dec 19 - Jan 14
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 51m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

21h 22m
$268

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 12 - Dec 15
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

20h 00m
$284

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 19 - Jan 10
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 51m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$286

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Cheap United Airlines flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

Jan 12 - Jan 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 57m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 04m
$267

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 9 - Jan 10
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

4h 57m
$336

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 7 - Dec 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

20h 09m
$339

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

  • If you’re traveling from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $417.21 RT. This price is typically 64% more expensive than other airlines that offer Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $179. The most popular departure airport in Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport when flying to San Francisco is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting San Francisco is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco, United Airlines flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

Jan 21 - Jan 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$272

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Jan 21 - Jan 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$274

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Jan 11 - Jan 14
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$278

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

  • Alaska Airlines is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco. Flights on this route from Alaska Airlines typically cost $541.20 RT, a price that is 50% cheaper than the average Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was $286 RT. Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport is the most common Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport airport to take off from when flying to San Francisco. San Francisco Airport is the most popular arrival airport in San Francisco. When flying from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco, Alaska Airlines flights are 21% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl

Save time with Dulles Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
Jan 21 - Jan 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$272

Alaska Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 21 - Jan 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$274

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Jan 10 - Mar 4
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$275

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Last minute flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl, departing today and this week
Dec 9 - Jan 10
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

3 stops

33h 36m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

5h 00m
$332

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 9 - Jan 10
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

4h 57m
$336

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 7 - Dec 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

20h 09m
$339

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

One-way flights to San Francisco from Dulles Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Dulles Intl to San Francisco
Jan 25
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 39m
$78

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Feb 1
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 39m
$80

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 23
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 12m
$87

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dulles Intl to San Francisco flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Washington, D.C. 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, D.C. Dulles Intl to San Francisco. 7 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to San Francisco should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 18 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl per day.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $220, but on average you can expect to pay $247.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco is less than $292.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco on average per day?

9 flight departures from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

United Airlines and Alaska Airlines can get you from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco in just under 6h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 19h 42m. The distance from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco is about 2426 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($267), and Alaska Airlines ($272) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco. United Airlines is 47% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. 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, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco on time: Qantas Airways (100%), Ethiopian Air (98%), Egypt Air (98%).

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $156. While the most popular route (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - San Francisco) can be booked for $275 on average our data indicates $1,138 when flying from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco.

Alternative routes for Dulles Intl to San Francisco

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Top 7 airlines flying from 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$164Average$326FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$179Average$417FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$216Average$529FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$218Average$505FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$286Average$541FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$297Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Dulles Intl to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dulles Intl to San Francisco
25%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday16daily flights
Monday23daily flights
Tuesday14daily flights
Wednesday25daily flights
Thursday22daily flights
Friday20daily flights
Saturday9daily flights