Flights from San Francisco to Washington DC

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC (United States, North America)
Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC (United States, North America)

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Expect to pay
413 USD for flights from San Francisco to Washington DC leaving on 5/6/2017 and returning on 6/9/2017
Low 273 USD
413 USD
High 742 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Washington DC is approximately 60 days to departure.
San Francisco to Washington DC flights are usually cheapest between 2 and 4 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Washington DC from San Francisco is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from San Francisco to Washington DC are currently available between May and June.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Sun Country Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Sun Country Airlines are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to Washington DC.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Frontier Airlines
+0%
American Airlines
+1%
Sun Country Airlines
+2%
Airtran Airways
+4%
US Airways
+6%
Delta Air Lines
+10%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Washington DC flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
It's generally cheaper to take afternoon flights from San Francisco to Washington DC.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly San Francisco Intl - Baltimore for the best San Francisco to Washington DC flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
Of the possible routes between San Francisco and Washington DC best prices tend to be found on San Francisco Intl - Baltimore.
We scan 43 sites offering flights from San Francisco to Washington DC to find all the best options.
Impact on price
San Francisco Intl-Baltimore
+0%
San Francisco Intl-R Reagan Nat
+5%
San Francisco Intl-Dulles Intl
+7%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC all week with a flight time of 4 hours 49 minutes.
Direct flights available: 276 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - O'Hare Intl - Baltimore, San Francisco Intl - Los Angeles Intl - Baltimore and San Francisco Intl - Seattle Tacoma - Baltimore.
You can fly from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC indirect via O'Hare Intl, Los Angeles Intl or Seattle Tacoma.
Direct flights available on
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from San Francisco
Return trip
Mar 23 - Apr 3
357 USD
FaregeekUS
SFO SFO
4h 55min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 34min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 18 - Apr 3
402 USD
OneTwoTripUS
SFO SFO
6h 20min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
8h 0min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 16 - Mar 19
453 USD
GlobeHuntersUS
SFO SFO
5h 15min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 0min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 6 - Mar 9
378 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
7h 15min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
8h 41min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 4 - Mar 8
476 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
7h 47min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 0min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 3
581 USD
ExploreTripDom
SFO SFO
7h 28min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
9h 0min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 15 - Mar 27
244 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
15h 34min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
18h 3min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 15 - Mar 20
275 USD
EDreamsUS
SFO SFO
7h 50min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
19h 3min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Mar 15 - Mar 22
323 USD
EDreamsUS
SFO SFO
15h 34min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
10h 40min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 2
311 USD
FaregeekUS
WAS WAS
6h 17min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
7h 43min
1 stop
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 12
372 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
6h 0min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
16h 25min
1 stop
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 2 - Mar 15
375 USD
ExploreTripDom
WAS WAS
10h 40min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
5h 0min
Direct
WAS WAS

Weather forecast for Washington DC

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So what's it going to cost once you're in Washington DC

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Washington DC
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
San Francisco
4.19 USD
-3%
Washington DC
4.3 USD
Cappuccino is 2.5% more expensive in Washington DC than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
14.98 USD
%
Washington DC
14.98 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.32 USD
7%
Washington DC
4.03 USD
Milk is 6.6% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.24 USD
-28%
Washington DC
2.87 USD
Bus is 28% more expensive in Washington DC than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
12.98 USD
%
Washington DC
12.98 USD
movie theater is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
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