Cheap flights from Wilmington to San Francisco (ILM - SFO)

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The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wilmington (ILM) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to SFO flight in 2022: compare Wilmington to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
ILM - SFO
Price
$268 - $631
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$315

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$268

From Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Wilmington to San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Wilmington to San Francisco on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Wilmington. Prices for August average $380 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $216. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 66% on your journey compared to booking in August

How far in advance should I book a flight from Wilmington to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 50% by booking at least 26 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Wilmington to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $447.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to San Francisco (ILM - SFO)?

When flying from Wilmington to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ILM to SFO flights for January, February
10 Feb - 2 Mar
$331pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
10 Feb - 24 Feb
$334pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
10 Feb - 27 Feb
$339pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Wilmington found for this year
20 Apr - 25 Apr
$327pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
3 Mar - 6 Mar
$330pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
10 Feb - 2 Mar
$331pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to San Francisco from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to San Francisco
2:00 am - 1:27 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
14h 27m
ILM - SFO
United Airlines
$512
United
7:07 am - 2:08 pm
Delta
1 Stop
10h 01m
ILM - SFO
Delta
$663
Delta
10:32 am - 8:16 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 44m
ILM - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to San Francisco

Which airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to San Francisco for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $327, but on average you can expect to pay $354.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($327), and American Airlines ($368) offers the cheapest pricing from Wilmington to San Francisco. United Airlines is 13% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Wilmington 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 $177. American Airlines flights start at $187 while deals on Delta start at $339 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Wilmington to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight from Wilmington to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to San Francisco?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $91. While the most popular route (Wilmington New Hanover County - San Francisco) can be booked for $363 on average our data indicates $405 when flying from Wilmington to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

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

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

Most visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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

Returning to Wilmington New Hanover County 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 Wilmington New Hanover County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

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Alternative routes for Wilmington to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

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

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Wilmington 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
Delta
$132 $407 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$147 $346 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$176 $421 No cancel fee 71%
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