Flights from San Francisco to Washington DC

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC (United States, North America)
Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC (United States, North America)

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Expect to pay
317 USD for flights from San Francisco to Washington DC leaving on 12/23/2017 and returning on 1/26/2018
Low 263 USD
317 USD
High 869 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Washington DC is approximately 45 days to departure.
San Francisco to Washington DC flights are usually cheapest between 2 and 4 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Washington DC from San Francisco is September and October. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from San Francisco to Washington DC are currently available between December and January.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and Delta Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and Delta Air Lines are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to Washington DC.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Frontier Airlines
+12%
Sun Country Airlines
+17%
Delta Air Lines
+23%
Major US Carrier
+24%
Air Canada Rouge
+27%
Alaska Airlines
+34%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Washington DC flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
It's generally cheaper to take afternoon flights from San Francisco to Washington DC.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly San Francisco Intl - Baltimore for the best San Francisco to Washington DC flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
Of the possible routes between San Francisco and Washington DC best prices tend to be found on San Francisco Intl - Baltimore.
We scan 48 sites offering flights from San Francisco to Washington DC to find all the best options.
Impact on price
San Francisco Intl-Baltimore
+0%
San Francisco Intl-R Reagan Nat
+4%
San Francisco Intl-Dulles Intl
+4%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC all week with a flight time of 4 hours 49 minutes.
Direct flights available: 330 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - Love Field - R Reagan Nat, San Francisco Intl - Saint Paul Intl - R Reagan Nat and San Francisco Intl - O'Hare Intl - Baltimore.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from San Francisco Intl to Washington DC include Love Field, Saint Paul Intl and O'Hare Intl.
Direct flights available on
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Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from San Francisco
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 24
171 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 23
171 USD
CFFlyFarUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 22
202 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 23
352 USD
CFFlyFarUS
SFO SFO
5h 0min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 44min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 21
427 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 22
443 USD
FlyFarUS
SFO SFO
5h 0min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 17min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington DC
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 7
145 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 8
145 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 6
169 USD
FlightNetworkUS
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 25
117 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 24
171 USD
FlightNetworkUS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 18 - Oct 29
179 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
6h 5min
Direct
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
5h 5min
Direct
WAS WAS

Weather forecast for Washington DC

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Washington DC.

Saturday, Saturday, September 30, 2017

20°C
11°C

Sunday, Sunday, October 1, 2017

20°C
12°C

Monday, Monday, October 2, 2017

22°C
12°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 3, 2017

22°C
13°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, October 4, 2017

23°C
15°C

Thursday, Thursday, October 5, 2017

26°C
17°C

Friday, Friday, October 6, 2017

23°C
13°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Washington DC

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Washington DC
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
San Francisco
4.3 USD
-1%
Washington DC
4.33 USD
Cappuccino is 0.82% more expensive in Washington DC than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
15.05 USD
%
Washington DC
14.99 USD
Meal is 0.39% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.2 USD
12%
Washington DC
3.69 USD
Milk is 12% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.51 USD
%
Washington DC
2.5 USD
Bus is 0.47% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
14.04 USD
7%
Washington DC
13.04 USD
movie theater is 7.1% cheaper in Washington DC than San Francisco
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