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Best Price Found

$80

Fastest flight time

4h 55m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Washington, D.C.

3 airports
The best one-way flight to Washington, D.C. from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is $80. The best round-trip flight deal from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $228.
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. takes 4h 55m
Direct flights go from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. every day.
There are 3 airports near Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C. Reagan-National (DCA), Baltimore/Washington (BWI), Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl (IAD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.?

February. The cheapest time of year to fly to Washington, D.C. from San Francisco is February. Most expensive is June

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Washington, D.C.?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.?

In the evening. San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flights are approximately 10% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Washington, D.C. from San Francisco?

Frontier. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flight route?

San Francisco - Baltimore/Washington. Fly from San Francisco to Baltimore/Washington for the best San Francisco - Washington, D.C. flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flights?

17 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. is approximately 17 days to departure

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

As of February 2024, 35 flights take off from San Francisco and land in Washington, D.C. each day. The most common flight departure time for this route is 7:00AM, with 53% of daily flights taking off at noon.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. on average per week?

251 flights are operational weekly from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. as of February 2024. The most popular departure day for this route is Monday, with 17% of flights per week taking off on this day.

What cabin class options are available on San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flights?

There are 4 cabin classes available to choose from on San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flights?

You could potentially save up to 50% on your flight if you consider stops on a San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flight.

When traveling from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., the most popular airport to fly into is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport from San Francisco are departing from San Francisco Airport. You may be looking for an airport near San Francisco Airport to depart from when traveling to Washington, D.C. and luckily, there are options! You can try Oakland Airport which is located in Oakland, San Jose Airport which is located in San Jose, or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport which is located in Santa Rosa. When traveling from San Francisco, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Washington, D.C.. Good options for arrival airports in Washington, D.C., you can try Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (in Washington, D.C.) or Baltimore/Washington Airport (in Baltimore). In February, $175 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. which you can find when you fly SJC — BWI.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)$329
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (DCA)$198
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)$189
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)$180
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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)$258
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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)$175
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Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. by changing tabs
Frontier
Mar 13
SFO7:15 pmSan Francisco
14h 41m
1 stop
DCA12:56 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Mar 19
DCA6:43 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
8h 14m
1 stop
SFO11:57 pmSan Francisco
JetBlue
Mar 12
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
8h 50m
1 stop
DCA5:50 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Mar 19
DCA2:35 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
13h 05m
1 stop
SFO12:40 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Mar 8
SFO12:52 amSan Francisco
9h 04m
1 stop
DCA12:56 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Mar 12
DCA5:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
6h 22m
SFO8:22 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Apr 15
SFO12:50 amSan Francisco
7h 04m
1 stop
BWI10:54 amBaltimore/Washington
Apr 23
BWI6:50 pmBaltimore/Washington
8h 30m
1 stop
SFO12:20 amSan Francisco
American Airlines
Mar 12
SFO11:59 pmSan Francisco
10h 04m
2 stops
BWI1:03 pmBaltimore/Washington
Mar 19
BWI1:53 pmBaltimore/Washington
12h 07m
2 stops
SFO11:00 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Mar 2
SFO10:37 pmSan Francisco
5h 13m
BWI6:50 amBaltimore/Washington
Mar 11
BWI6:15 amBaltimore/Washington
6h 20m
SFO9:35 amSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and Frontier
Frontier
Apr 9
SFO8:35 amSan Francisco
8h 56m
1 stop
BWI8:31 pmBaltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Mar 20
SFO12:40 pmSan Francisco
14h 46m
2 stops
BWI6:26 amBaltimore/Washington
JetBlue
Mar 5
SFO8:27 pmSan Francisco
8h 10m
1 stop
BWI7:37 amBaltimore/Washington

Search last-minute flights to Washington, D.C. from San Francisco

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.
Frontier
Feb 22
SFO10:14 amSan Francisco
8h 45m
1 stop
DCA9:59 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Mar 11
DCA1:46 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
13h 01m
1 stop
SFO11:47 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 20
SFO8:42 pmSan Francisco
13h 44m
1 stop
BWI1:26 pmBaltimore/Washington
Feb 27
BWI11:48 amBaltimore/Washington
23h 54m
2 stops
SFO8:42 amSan Francisco
JetBlue
Feb 20
SFO11:59 pmSan Francisco
10h 08m
1 stop
DCA1:07 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Mar 5
DCA6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
9h 23m
1 stop
SFO12:58 amSan Francisco
American Airlines
Feb 20
SFO11:40 pmSan Francisco
10h 24m
2 stops
BWI1:04 pmBaltimore/Washington
Mar 12
BWI5:00 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 10m
2 stops
SFO1:10 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 20
SFO10:37 pmSan Francisco
5h 13m
BWI6:50 amBaltimore/Washington
Feb 29
BWI6:20 amBaltimore/Washington
6h 20m
SFO9:40 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 21
SFO4:25 pmSan Francisco
22h 29m
2 stops
IAD5:54 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Mar 20
IAD7:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
6h 09m
SFO10:09 amSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

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Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
FrontierPriceFrom $148Free CancellationRating
5.8
1,053 reviews
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Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $175Free CancellationRating
6.0
2,829 reviews
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $179Free CancellationRating
7.9
3,011 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $201Free CancellationRating
7.1
2,914 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $218Free CancellationRating
7.8
1,585 reviews
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JetBluePriceFrom $266Free CancellationRating
6.9
1,114 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $269Free CancellationRating
7.2
2,739 reviews
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Sun Country AirPriceFrom $277Free CancellationRating
7.2
61 reviews
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  • Alaska Airlines Flights From San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

    Alaska Airlines flight deals from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. start from $179 round-trip. Over the 18 Alaska Airlines flights for this route in a normal week, average airfare is usually $464 round-trip - but some users have found much cheaper deals with momondo.

  • United Airlines Flights From San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

    The best United Airlines deal for San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flight tickets found on momondo in the last 72 hours was $269, round-trip. It should be noted that an average United Airlines flight deal for this route in this time was higher, at $537 round-trip. United Airlines operates 55 flights out of San Francisco into Washington, D.C. in an average week, so prices vary by time and availability. 2,739 United Airlines reviews by users on momondo have scored the airline at 7.2/10.


Alaska Airlines flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
May 21
SFO5:55 pmSan Francisco
8h 45m
1 stop
IAD5:40 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
May 28
IAD7:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
12h 59m
1 stop
SFO4:59 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 12
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
7h 44m
1 stop
IAD4:44 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Mar 14
IAD7:00 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
6h 09m
SFO10:09 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 6
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
7h 44m
1 stop
IAD4:44 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Mar 12
IAD5:50 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
7h 54m
1 stop
SFO10:44 pmSan Francisco

Sun Country Air flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

Our best Sun Country Air deals on San Francisco to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
Sun Country Air
May 8
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
15h 47m
1 stop
IAD12:27 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
May 30
IAD8:30 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
17h 26m
1 stop
SFO10:56 pmSan Francisco
Sun Country Air
May 25
SFO6:10 pmSan Francisco
14h 37m
1 stop
IAD11:47 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
May 30
IAD8:30 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
11h 26m
1 stop
SFO4:56 pmSan Francisco
Sun Country Air
Jun 25
SFO5:45 pmSan Francisco
13h 41m
1 stop
IAD10:26 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Jun 30
IAD1:52 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
21h 15m
1 stop
SFO8:07 amSan Francisco

  • How far is San Francisco to Washington, D.C. by plane?

    A flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. will travel around 2432.6 mi. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 4h 55m.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Washington, D.C.?

    Prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Washington, D.C. were last updated today.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from San Francisco Airport to Washington, D.C.?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from San Francisco Airport to Washington, D.C.?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel from San Francisco Airport to Washington, D.C..

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Washington, D.C.?

    The required travel and health documents for your Washington, D.C. trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Washington, D.C.. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


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Can I find flights from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. with flexible booking policies on momondo?

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