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Cheap flights from Washington to San Francisco (WAS - SFO)

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The best prices from Washington to San Francisco are usually found in January or February, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

WAS - SFO
Price
$367 - $477
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average price $402 Average for round-trip flights in March 2020
Round-trip from $367 From Washington to San Francisco

Cheap flights from Washington to San Francisco in April 2020

The best prices found for IAD to SFO flights for April
17 Apr - 19 Apr
$97pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
9 Apr - 10 Apr
$106pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Apr - 13 Apr
$107pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Washington found for this year
9 May - 18 May
$109pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
28 May - 1 Jun
$111pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 May - 17 May
$115pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Washington, departing today and this week
27 Mar - 29 Mar
$108pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
28 Mar - 31 Mar
$109pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
1 Apr - 7 Apr
$111pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to San Francisco from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to San Francisco
2:30 pm - 5:35 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
6h 05m
IAD - SFO
Major Airline
$133
StudentUniverse
1:20 pm - 4:30 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
6h 10m
DCA - SFO
Major Airline
$138
StudentUniverse

Alternative routes for Washington to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington to San Francisco
Flight duration
5h 35m
Average temperature for March in San Francisco
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Francisco
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Washington Dulles Intl (IAD)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Weekly flight availability
from Washington to San Francisco
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
31 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Washington to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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.

Can I find flights from Washington to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Major Airline for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $103.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Washington to San Francisco under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to San Francisco is less than $103.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently just 3 open flights from Washington to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to San Francisco?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 87 users have taken a look at flights from Washington to San Francisco.

What percent of flights are delayed?

When booking remember that flights Washington to San Francisco are typically delayed by 73min. so prepare as needed.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Air Lines Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Washington to San Francisco. On average you can find 233 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Washington to San Francisco take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 6 hours for nonstop. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 1,507 miles.

How many flights depart from Washington to San Francisco on average per day?

178 flight departures from Washington to San Francisco per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 21% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Washington.