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

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The best prices from Wilmington 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 2021: 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
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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

$365

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$268

From Wilmington 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?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 55%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Wilmington to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Wilmington. 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.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wilmington to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 40% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for ILM to SFO flights for May, June
20 May - 23 May
$359pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
4 Jun - 12 Jun
$376pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
4 Jun - 12 Jun
$406pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Wilmington found for this year
29 Sep - 4 Oct
$252pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$253pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$256pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American 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
6:30 am - 5:50 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
26h 20m
ILM - SFO
United Airlines
$454
United
2:20 pm - 5:56 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 36m
ILM - SFO
American Airlines
11:00 am - 2:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 25m
ILM - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$719
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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $252, but on average you can expect to pay $338.

Are there nonstop flights from Wilmington to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Wilmington to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Wilmington or San Francisco?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Wilmington is roughly less than San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 0 days.

Is Wilmington weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Francisco is colder than in Wilmington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Wilmington to San Francisco?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines can get you from Wilmington to San Francisco in just under 8h 02m. Your travel time can differ by up to 22m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $252. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $266 and $408, respectively. American Airlines is 33% 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?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $182 on American Airlines. Another option is United Airlines, who have fights from $217.

Alternative routes for Wilmington to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington 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
United Airlines
$147 $346 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$132 $407 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$176 $421 No cancel fee 71%
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