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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to San Francisco. Current restrictions to San Francisco are based on United States travel restrictions.
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When is the best time to fly to San Francisco?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to San Francisco?

Users booking trips to San Francisco from Las Vegas found flights 93% cheaper than the average price of flights to San Francisco. To find the cheapest price to San Francisco from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco?

If you aren\u2019t able to travel to San Francisco during the month of January, then flying in February is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $271.

How far in advance should I book a flight to San Francisco?

The ideal time to book your flight to San Francisco is 60 days in advance when prices tend to average $306. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to San Francisco for as low as $67.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to San Francisco?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to San Francisco is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $296. The most expensive day to fly to San Francisco is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $380.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to San Francisco?

Our data shows that the cheapest United States to San Francisco flights are usually those with departure times at noon. Our users have found flights to San Francisco at noon for as low as $263. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $350.

Is there a good place to hike near San Francisco?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to San Francisco for March, April, and May, when they can visit Civic Center Plaza and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

When is it best to fly to San Francisco to go sightseeing?

Sights like Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, and Lombard Street are most enjoyable in months with moderate weather conditions like January, February, or December. Plan your flight to San Francisco for those months.

Is there an alternative airport near San Francisco?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near San Francisco is possible. If you are planning a flight to San Francisco, consider booking flights to Oakland Airport (12 mi from San Francisco city center), Concord Buchanan Fld Airport (24 mi from San Francisco city center), Napa County Airport (30 mi from San Francisco city center), San Jose Airport (40 mi from San Francisco city center) or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (54 mi from San Francisco city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into San Francisco?

With an average price of $388 per person, Napa County Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to San Francisco. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


What are the current travel restrictions for San Francisco?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to San Francisco.

Entry restrictions

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.

If you are planning to travel to San Francisco at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

San Francisco flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to San Francisco found recently by users on momondo
JetBlue
Sep 15
LAX11:50 amLos Angeles
1h 20m
SFO1:10 pmSan Francisco
Sep 17
SFO1:55 pmSan Francisco
1h 15m
LAX3:10 pmLos Angeles
JetBlue
Oct 28
LAX2:30 amLos Angeles
1h 19m
SFO3:49 amSan Francisco
Nov 2
SFO3:45 pmSan Francisco
1h 20m
LAX5:05 pmLos Angeles
Major Airline
Oct 27
LAX6:30 pmLos Angeles
1h 24m
SFO7:54 pmSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO5:02 pmSan Francisco
1h 31m
LAX6:33 pmLos Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Jul 13
LAX10:25 amLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO11:53 amSan Francisco
Jul 20
SFO6:30 pmSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX7:58 pmLos Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Aug 19
LAX6:30 pmLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO7:58 pmSan Francisco
Aug 23
SFO6:30 pmSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX7:58 pmLos Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Jul 15
LAX2:00 amLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO3:28 amSan Francisco
Jul 20
SFO6:30 pmSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX7:58 pmLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Jul 17
LAX6:30 pmLos Angeles
1h 16m
SFO7:46 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Aug 7
LAX6:30 pmLos Angeles
1h 16m
SFO7:46 pmSan Francisco
JetBlue
Nov 15
LAX12:35 pmLos Angeles
1h 17m
SFO1:52 pmSan Francisco

Which airlines fly to San Francisco?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to San Francisco

Popular routes to San Francisco

Most frequently searched flights to San Francisco along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 14m
Cheapest price
$67
Phoenix to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 55m
Cheapest price
$96
Seattle to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 01m
Cheapest price
$116
San Diego to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 28m
Cheapest price
$126
Denver to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 35m
Cheapest price
$126
Austin to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 39m
Cheapest price
$127
Portland to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 43m
Cheapest price
$134
Dallas to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 25m
Cheapest price
$149
Chicago to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 25m
Cheapest price
$150
Minneapolis to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 05m
Cheapest price
$151
Atlanta to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 00m
Cheapest price
$181
Houston to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 44m
Cheapest price
$181
Detroit to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 03m
Cheapest price
$182
Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 02m
Cheapest price
$197
Miami to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 55m
Cheapest price
$216
Newark to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 54m
Cheapest price
$237
Boston to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 20m
Cheapest price
$237
Philadelphia to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 49m
Cheapest price
$252
Washington to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 39m
Cheapest price
$260
Mexico City to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 35m
Cheapest price
$292
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