Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dulles Intl (SFO - IAD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Dulles Intl (IAD)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to IAD flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Dulles Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dulles Intl.
SFO - IAD
Price
$305 - $528
IAD
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
IAD
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$305

From San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl

One-way from

$136

One-way flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington Dulles Intl Airport from San Francisco. Prices for August average $383 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $148. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in August

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport at least 29 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 29 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport for as little as $410 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 $442 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport (SFO - IAD)?

When flying from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Dulles Intl in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to IAD flights for October, November
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$186pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$187pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 6 Nov
$206pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Dulles Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dulles Intl from San Francisco found for this year
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$186pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$187pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 9 Dec
$200pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Dulles Intl from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Dulles Intl direct flight deals
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$257pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$258pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$263pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Dulles Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dulles Intl from San Francisco, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$186pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 28 Oct
$211pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$229pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Dulles Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Dulles Intl
4:25 am - 3:30 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
8h 05m
SFO - IAD
Major Airline
$136
StudentUniverse
3:30 am - 1:43 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 13m
SFO - IAD
Delta
$138
Delta
9:30 am - 5:20 am
Frontier
2 Stops
16h 50m
SFO - IAD
Frontier
$140
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Dulles Intl

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl?

Most people fly from San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl. On average, San Francisco has 14 outbound flights to Washington Dulles Intl 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 Washington Dulles Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier flying from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $186, but on average you can expect to pay $230.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport is less than $294.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington Dulles Intl Airport, with prices starting at $186. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Frontier and Alaska Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $228 and $265, respectively. These flights start at 53% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport one-way?

$95 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Major Airline, with prices starting from $129 and $136, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport is $132. On average you can expect to pay $886. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Washington Dulles Intl), can usually be booked for $238.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl Airport consider choosing Asiana Airlines (95%), United Airlines (93%) or Egypt Air (93%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dulles Intl (IAD)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington Dulles Intl within the United States

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

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 Washington Dulles Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Washington Dulles Intl.

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

Returning to San Francisco from Washington Dulles Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington Dulles Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Dulles Intl

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Destination information for Dulles Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Dulles Intl.
Average temperature for October in Dulles Intl
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Dulles Intl
3.8 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Washington

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Washington Dulles Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Dulles Intl 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
Spirit Airlines
$116 $336 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$120 $272 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$151 $373 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$156 $363 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$178 $386 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$178 $437 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$198 $540 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Dulles Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Dulles Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of SFO to IAD departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of SFO to IAD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of SFO to IAD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to IAD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Dulles Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Dulles Intl.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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