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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 January or February, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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$440
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$316
Price
$316 - $457
Temperature
48 - 90 °F
Rainfall
2 - 4 inches
Most popular in November High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $424 Price for this month
Cheapest price $316 From San Francisco to Washington

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Washington

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Washington
Flight duration
5h 35m
Average temperature for December in Washington
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Washington

Washington Dulles Intl (IAD)
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Washington
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Washington

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Washington flight path was viewed by 54 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Based on our current data flights from San Francisco to Washington are usually delayed by up to 47min. or more.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

1,868 seats are available from San Francisco to Washington per day on average.

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.

How long does the flight from San Francisco to Washington take?

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,507 miles.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Washington on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 143 flights from San Francisco to Washington a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 32% of flight departures

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.