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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington (SFO - WAS)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Washington are usually found in February or January, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

SFO - WAS
Price
$318 - $479
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from $318 From San Francisco to Washington
One-way from $120 One-way flight from San Francisco to Washington
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington in June, July 2020

The best prices found for SFO to IAD flights for June, July
31 May - 9 Jul
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Jun - 5 Jul
$183pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jun - 7 Jul
$184pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from San Francisco found for this year
31 May - 9 Jul
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Jun - 5 Jul
$183pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jun - 7 Jul
$184pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Washington from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Washington direct flight deals
17 Jun - 23 Jun
$297pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jun - 23 Jun
$297pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$297pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from San Francisco, departing today and this week
28 May - 6 Jul
$186pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 May - 1 Jun
$209pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 May - 4 Jun
$217pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Washington from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Washington
7:59 pm - 7:14 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
8h 15m
SFO - BWI
Sun Country Air
$120
FlyFar
3:14 pm - 3:12 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
44h 58m
SFO - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$151
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 1:54 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
7h 54m
SFO - BWI
Major Airline
$152
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $176, but on average you can expect to pay $193.

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

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from San Francisco to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Washington is less than $309.

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from San Francisco to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Washington flight path was viewed by 61 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider United Air Lines Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from San Francisco to Washington, generally 201 flights depart for this route daily.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Washington is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Washington
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of SFO to IAD departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SFO to IAD departures
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Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to IAD departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Washington
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights