Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to YVR flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Vancouver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Vancouver.
SFO - 8CA
Price
$264 - $444
8CA
Temperature
39.2 - 64.4 °F
8CA
Precipitation
1.4 - 7.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$264

From San Francisco to Vancouver

One-way from

$127

One-way flight from San Francisco to Vancouver

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Find a great deal and save up to 52% by booking at least 37 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 San Francisco to Vancouver within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $434.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO - 8CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from San Francisco to Vancouver as you normally would.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Vancouver from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $335. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $157. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Vancouver in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to YVR flights for October, November
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$242pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
9 Nov - 18 Nov
$244pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 7 Nov
$246pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Vancouver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vancouver from San Francisco found for this year
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$233pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$242pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$243pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Vancouver from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Vancouver direct flight deals
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$242pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Feb - 17 Feb
$251pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$257pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Vancouver from San Francisco, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 28 Oct
$372pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Oct - 28 Oct
$376pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 22 Nov
$377pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Vancouver from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
3:20 am - 5:43 am
Air Canada
Nonstop
2h 23m
SFO - YVR
Air Canada
$127
Air Canada
5:30 pm - 2:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 45m
SFO - YVR
United Airlines
$149
United
8:30 am - 4:00 am
WestJet
2 Stops
19h 30m
SFO - YVR
WestJet
$150
WestJet

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Vancouver

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Most people fly from San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver. On average, San Francisco has 12 outbound flights to Vancouver per day from 8 airlines. San Francisco is conveniently located just 11.8 mi from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Air Canada, United Airlines, and WestJet 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Vancouver for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Vancouver for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $233, but on average you can expect to pay $250.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Vancouver is less than $285.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Vancouver within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Flying on Air Canada is currently your cheapest option to Vancouver, with prices starting at $242. Another option worth looking into is Alaska Airlines, starting at $254 round trip. Users have found that Air Canada is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$91 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Canada and American Airlines, with prices starting from $109 and $118, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Vancouver on time: Jazz (98%), ANA (96%), Air New Zealand (90%).

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Vancouver? While on average our users pay $513, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $124. The most popular route (San Francisco - Vancouver Intl), is priced around $244.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Vancouver, Canada

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Vancouver

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

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

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

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


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

Returning to San Francisco from Vancouver

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

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

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Destination information for Vancouver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Vancouver.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.24
Flight duration from SFO to Vancouver
2h 24m
Average temperature for October in Vancouver
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Vancouver
5.0 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Vancouver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Vancouver 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
Allegiant Air
$70 $156 No cancel fee 88%
WestJet
$102 $231 No cancel fee 60%
Alaska Airlines
$108 $237 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$108 $234 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$119 $267 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$137 $416 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$139 $365 No cancel fee 67%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Vancouver

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Vancouver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of SFO to YVR departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of SFO to YVR departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of SFO to YVR departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to YVR departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Vancouver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Vancouver.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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