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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)

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

$315

Average for round-trip flights in January 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 52%.

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 January, February 2021

26 Feb - 7 Mar
$298pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
26 Feb - 6 Mar
$301pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
26 Feb - 7 Mar
$302pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

2 Mar - 30 Mar
$298pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
18 Mar - 8 Apr
$299pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
2 Mar - 30 Mar
$301pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to San Francisco

5 Feb - 8 Feb
$347pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$351pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$355pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to San Francisco from Wilmington

3:00 am - 8:47 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 47m
ILM - SFO
United Airlines
$430
United
2:00 am - 5:56 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 56m
ILM - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$476
Kiwi.com
3:48 am - 1:48 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 00m
ILM - SFO
American Airlines

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $298, but on average you can expect to pay $332.

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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wilmington to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Wilmington to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Wilmington to San Francisco in just under 7h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 28m. 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 $298. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $301 and $317, respectively. American Airlines is 21% 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 $149 on American Airlines. Another option is United Airlines, who have fights from $430.

Alternative routes for Wilmington to San Francisco

Destination information for 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 to San Francisco

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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