Cheap flights from San Francisco to Tampa (SFO - TPA)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from San Francisco to Tampa are usually found in August or January, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Tampa (TPA)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to TPA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Tampa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tampa.
SFO - TPA
Price
$285 - $551
TPA
Temperature
73.4 - 91.4 °F
TPA
Rainfall
1.6 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$285

From San Francisco to Tampa

One-way from

$139

One-way flight from San Francisco to Tampa

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 San Francisco to Tampa?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Tampa. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Tampa.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Tampa at least 15 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 15 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Tampa for as little as $165 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $198 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Tampa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Tampa in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $79.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Tampa (SFO - TPA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Tampa is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 32% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Tampa in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SFO to TPA flights for July, August
21 Aug - 31 Aug
$189pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$194pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Aug - 31 Aug
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Tampa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from San Francisco found for this year
21 Aug - 31 Aug
$189pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$194pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Aug - 31 Aug
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Tampa from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Tampa direct flight deals
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$277pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
14 Dec - 21 Dec
$297pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$306pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Tampa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tampa from San Francisco, departing today and this week
29 Jul - 3 Aug
$278pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jul - 4 Aug
$295pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Jul - 3 Aug
$301pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tampa from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Tampa
6:50 am - 3:05 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 15m
SFO - TPA
United Airlines
$139
United
6:50 pm - 12:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
27h 07m
SFO - TPA
Frontier
$142
Kiwi.com
7:35 am - 7:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 24m
SFO - TPA
Multiple Airlines
$145
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Tampa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Tampa

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Tampa 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 San Francisco and Tampa 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 San Francisco to Tampa to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Tampa. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Tampa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Tampa?

If you wish to fly to Tampa from San Francisco, then you need to book flights from San Francisco to Tampa. There is 1 flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Tampa (TPA) per day to choose from. Flights to Tampa from San Francisco are available from 9 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 55m is how long a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Tampa typically takes.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Tampa for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Tampa for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $187, but on average you can expect to pay $219.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Tampa under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Tampa is less than $351.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Tampa for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Tampa within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Tampa?

San Francisco will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Tampa over the next 2 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Tampa?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in June. The weather in Tampa is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Tampa?

Frontier can get you from San Francisco to Tampa in just under 8h 17m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Tampa round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Tampa is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $187 on this airline. Frontier is currently priced 53% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Tampa one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $89 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $139 and American Airlines from $146 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tampa, FL

Can I fly to Tampa from San Francisco right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Tampa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Tampa.

Can I fly back to San Francisco from Tampa?

Returning to San Francisco from Tampa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tampa are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Tampa, FL

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Tampa

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

Destination information for Tampa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Tampa.
Average temperature for July in Tampa
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Tampa
7.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Tampa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Tampa 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
JetBlue
$148 $243 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$111 $254 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$108 $290 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$141 $346 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$157 $371 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$142 $375 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$259 $495 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Tampa

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Tampa.
Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of SFO to TPA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 28% of SFO to TPA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 18% of SFO to TPA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to TPA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Tampa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Tampa.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
Home North America USA Florida Tampa Cheap flights from San Francisco to Tampa