Users booking trips to San Francisco from Merced found flights 95% 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.
If you’re not able to fly to San Francisco in March, then February is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to San Francisco during February average around $267.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to San Francisco. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $323. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to San Francisco outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to San Francisco for $59.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to San Francisco is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $296. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from United States to San Francisco on a Sunday will generally be more expensive and average around $380. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to San Francisco is at noon. Flights from United States to San Francisco during this time can be as low as $253. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around $324. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
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.
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.
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 Sacramento Intl Airport (77 mi from San Francisco city center).
With an average price of $409 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.
Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to San Francisco. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. 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.
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