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
285 USD for flights from San Francisco to Washington DC leaving on 10/27/2017 and returning on 12/1/2017
Low 143 USD
285 USD
High 792 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.
Normally the best deals on San Francisco to Washington DC flights are available 2 to 4 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Washington DC from San Francisco is September and October. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from San Francisco to Washington DC are currently available between October and December.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, US Airways, Sun Country Airlines and Delta Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
US Airways, Sun Country Airlines and Delta Air Lines are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to Washington DC.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
US Airways
+11%
Sun Country Airlines
+15%
Delta Air Lines
+19%
Frontier Airlines
+20%
Major US Carrier
+32%
American Airlines
+33%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Washington DC flights are approximately 6% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
Morning flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
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.
San Francisco Intl - Baltimore tends to be 1% cheaper than San Francisco Intl - Dulles Intl.
We scan 50 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
+4%
San Francisco Intl-Dulles Intl
+5%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC all week with a flight time of 4 hours 50 minutes.
Direct flights available: 239 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - Love Field - R Reagan Nat, San Francisco Intl - Saint Paul Intl - R Reagan Nat and San Francisco Intl - O'Hare Intl - Baltimore.
You can fly from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC indirect via Love Field, Saint Paul Intl or O'Hare Intl.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from San Francisco
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 22
348 USD
Cheapoair
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 20 - Aug 22
348 USD
Cheapoair
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 20 - Aug 26
382 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
4h 55min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 35min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 21
355 USD
PaylessFlights
SFO SFO
4h 55min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
12h 40min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 20 - Aug 26
382 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
4h 55min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 35min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 20
481 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
7h 55min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Sep 2 - Sep 6
176 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Sep 2 - Sep 5
245 USD
Cheapoair
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Sep 2 - Sep 9
250 USD
Cheapoair
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 23
258 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
18h 52min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
16h 4min
1 stop
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 22
283 USD
VayamaDom
WAS WAS
5h 35min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
4h 55min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 19 - Aug 25
309 USD
FlightNetworkUS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
5h 16min
Direct
WAS WAS

Weather forecast for Washington DC

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Washington DC.

Thursday, Thursday, August 17, 2017

33°C
21°C

Friday, Friday, August 18, 2017

34°C
21°C

Saturday, Saturday, August 19, 2017

34°C
23°C

Sunday, Sunday, August 20, 2017

34°C
23°C

Monday, Monday, August 21, 2017

35°C
24°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, August 22, 2017

36°C
24°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 23, 2017

32°C
22°C

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
4.34 USD
-1%
Washington DC
4.37 USD
Cappuccino is 0.54% more expensive in Washington DC than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
14.96 USD
%
Washington DC
14.95 USD
Meal is 0.078% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
3.93 USD
5%
Washington DC
3.72 USD
Milk is 5.4% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.49 USD
%
Washington DC
2.49 USD
Bus is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
13.96 USD
7%
Washington DC
12.96 USD
movie theater is 7.1% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
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