CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Seattle TO Fresno
Seattle (SEA) to Fresno (FAT)
Typically, flights to Fresno from Seattle are cheaper when flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Fresno Airterminal, which has an average price of $240
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO FRESNO FROM SEATTLE||July||18% cheaper||Flying from Seattle to Fresno costs on average just $196 in July|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO FRESNO FROM SEATTLE||December||27% more expensive||It costs about $305 for flights to Fresno from Seattle in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO FRESNO FROM SEATTLE||December||260% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Fresno from Seattle in December than any other month|
Fresno is the 5th-largest city in California and sits in the San Joaquin Valley in central California. Temperatures in Fresno vary quite significantly, from somewhat cool to sweltering, with much of the year being comfortably warm. It’s very sunny in Fresno, with little rain and no snow. If you visit during the peak tourist season in summer, you should book your flights and lodgings in advance. The daily high temperatures in June – August range from 95 – 100 degrees Fahrenheit, so pack your swimsuit, sunscreen and a hat. Spring is a lovely season to visit, with trees and flowers blooming, and comfortable temperatures of 72 – 86 degrees Fahrenheit. This is, however, another busy time for visitors. You might consider a fall vacation with warm sunny weather and fewer tourists; you can count on a great holiday. If budget is a concern, a winter visit might be best. You can probably find deals on flights and accommodation, and with high temperatures between 58 – 69 degrees Fahrenheit, you can leave your parka at home, so just remember to pack a jacket.
Users booking trips to Fresno from Sacramento found flights 94% cheaper than the average price of flights to Fresno. To find the cheapest price to Fresno from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of August is another great option to travel to Fresno, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $290.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 31 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Fresno. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $415. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $117.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Fresno is on a Tuesday. Travelers who choose to depart for Fresno on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as $330. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around $510. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Fresno.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Fresno is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $257. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Fresno is at noon when prices are around $625.
Fresno has a lot of good places to hike, such as Mammoth Mountain. Many locals as well as tourists enjoy hiking the mountains near Fresno, especially in the colder months for more of a challenge and some beautiful scenery. If you plan on hiking during your visit, consider booking your flight to Fresno for January or December. This is when you’ll find pristine hiking conditions for either mountains or trails. If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Fresno for February, March, and April. Parks like Woodward Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Those flying to Fresno could potentially find better pricing at Visalia Airport (36 mi from Fresno city center), Merced Municipal Airport (55 mi from Fresno city center), Mammoth Lakes Airport (81 mi from Fresno city center) or Bakersfield Meadows Field Airport (98 mi from Fresno city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
You can find deals at Visalia Airport for $359pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.Entry requirements
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.Quarantine requirements
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected. Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.All other info
Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.
Book your direct flights to Fresno with these airlines: United, American Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines. You can also fly with one or more stops on Volaris.
Fresno’s airport is a joint civil-military airport located within the city. You have multiple options for travel into downtown Fresno from the conveniently located airport.
Taxis are available at the airline terminal. You can hail one curbside, or call Lyft, the authorized ride-share option at FAT. A ride into downtown with Lyft costs about $12.00 USD and takes around 20 minutes.
Certain local hotels offer shuttle services to and from FAT. Ask about it when you’re making reservations. Otherwise, you can book shuttle, limousine, private car or charter bus services with local companies here.
To ride the local FAX bus, walk 3 minutes from the airport to the corner of NW Peach and McKinley Ave and board route 26 which will take you to shelter A in Downtown Fresno in about 40 minutes, for a fare of $1.25 USD.
Car rental is a popular option with tourists visiting Fresno. Look for deals on car rentals with momondo.
Downtown Fresno is relatively compact and very walkable, and you’ll seldom need an umbrella, except possibly to keep the sun out of your eyes! For getting around the rest of this sprawling city, rely on the local buses, call for a taxi, or use Lyft or Uber ride-share services. Many visitors to Fresno plan a side trip to one of the three nearby National Parks, Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon. There are buses traveling to these regularly, or you can rent a car and get there on your own schedule.
Fresno Area Express (FAX) buses serve the entire city with a fleet of 100 buses and 16 routes. An adult fare is $1.25 USD and transfers are free. Children under 6 ride for free with a paying adult. You can also buy a 10-ride pass for $11.25 USD. You can ride a YARTS bus to Yosemite National Park for $30.00 USD, or travel with Big Trees Transit to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks for $15.00 USD, including park entrance fees.
Taxis are easily available in Fresno. You can hail one outside of attractions and hotels or call for a ride. Flag drop is $3.40 USD, followed by $2.50 USD per mile with a waiting charge of $40.00 USD per hour. Call Uber or Lyft and you’ll likely save a few dollars, depending on the day and time.
Fresno is a great place to spend time outdoors. It boasts 75 urban parks and mostly dry, sunny weather. Here are some more suggestions for your itinerary, when you travel to Fresno.
Summer high temperatures and poor air quality can sometimes spell trouble for those with asthma or other breathing issues. If you suffer from any of these, pay attention to air quality reports, and plan indoor activities at air-conditioned malls or attractions.
While California has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit, you’ll be happy to discover that Fresno is the exception to that rule. There are plenty of affordable or free events and places worth seeing. Check out the local farmers’ markets, or Fresno’s Art Hop, for example.