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Cheap flights to San Francisco from $39

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Summary info about San Francisco flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$29

Best Round-Trip Price

$39

Fastest flight time

1h 23m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to San Francisco from United States in the last 72 hours is $29 (Los Angeles to San Francisco).
The best round-trip flight price to San Francisco from United States in the last 72 hours is $39 (Los Angeles to San Francisco).
The fastest flight to San Francisco from United States takes 1h 23m (Los Angeles to San Francisco).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to San Francisco, including Alaska Airlines, JetBlue and Frontier.

San Francisco flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco?

If you aren’t able to travel to San Francisco during the month of February, then flying in January is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $277.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to San Francisco?

Users booking trips to San Francisco from Las Vegas found flights 84% 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.
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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 Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $353. The most expensive day to fly to San Francisco is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $458.

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 in the evening. Our users have found flights to San Francisco in the evening for as low as $358. Flights in the morning are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $388.

How long does it take to fly to San Francisco?

Flight times from United States to San Francisco vary, but if you’re flying out of Los Angeles and flying into San Francisco (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 1h 16m on average. Another popular route from United States to San Francisco is flying from Miami to San Francisco, which will take roughly 5h 55m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to San Francisco is 53 days in advance when prices tend to average $360. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to San Francisco for as low as $298.

Frequently asked questions about flying to San Francisco

How long does it take to fly to San Francisco?

As San Francisco, California is a popular getaway for those in Southern California, people in Los Angeles often make this flight. This short flight takes just a little over one hour. For those in the Midwest, the flight from Chicago to San Francisco is just about 4 hours 30 minutes. From Phoenix, Arizona the flight to San Francisco is just about two hours.

Where can you fly directly into San Francisco from?

With San Francisco being such a popular destination, several cities in the United States have nonstop San Francisco flight deals to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Some of the airports with nonstop flights include Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Miami International Airport (MIA), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD).

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 $254 per person, Santa Rosa Sonoma 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.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to San Francisco Airport?

Prices for flights to San Francisco Airport refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to San Francisco Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to San Francisco Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to San Francisco Airport?

The necessary travel and health documents for your San Francisco Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


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
Frontier
Apr 30
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
May 7
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
Apr 23
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
May 4
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
May 4
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
May 8
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
Apr 16
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Apr 17
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
May 4
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
May 11
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
Apr 20
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
May 1
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Delta, Frontier and JetBlue
Frontier
Apr 25
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
May 25
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
Apr 20
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco

Visa requirements for visiting San Francisco

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting San Francisco?

There are no visa or passport requirements when flying from anywhere in the United States to San Francisco. If your flight originates from somewhere outside the United States, it is best to check with your local immigration authority about visa or passport requirements for flying to San Francisco.


Best things to do and see in San Francisco

What can you see and do in San Francisco?

One of the iconic landmarks of the San Francisco area is the Golden Gate Bridge. This suspension bridge spans the Golden Gate Strait, where the San Francisco Bay meets the Pacific Ocean. The American Society of Civil Engineers calls this one of the Wonders of the Modern World. The prison on Alcatraz Island is quite possibly one of the most famous and notorious prisons in the world. Built-in 1934, this historic landmark now has the national park service in charge of the grounds. It's just a short ferry ride from Downtown San Francisco and it’s a must-see when visiting the area. With over two million visitors per year, the famous Lombard Street is certainly a sight to behold. It is often referred to as the "most crooked street in the world" because of the eight hairpin turns that occur in one city block. If you’d like to spend some time getting back to nature on your trip to San Francisco, a stop at the beautiful Muir Woods National Monument should be on your list.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to San Francisco?

It is quick and easy to find flights to San Francisco on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to San Francisco that suits you.

Can I find flights to San Francisco with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches to San Francisco on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to San Francisco?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to San Francisco.

I’m not ready to book a flight to San Francisco right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Of course. momondo tracks the price of San Francisco flights. All you need is a valid email address and we will do the rest; it is that quick and easy.


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