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Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco from $50

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Cheap Washington, D.C. to San Francisco (WAS to SFO) flight deals and tips

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Best Price Found

$50

Fastest flight time

5h 40m

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Airports in San Francisco

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The best one-way flight to San Francisco from Washington, D.C. in the past 72 hours is $50. The best round-trip flight deal from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $94.
The fastest flight from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco takes 5h 40m
Direct flights go from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco every day.
There is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

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

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 Washington, D.C. to San Francisco?

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

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

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

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

At noon. Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than at noon

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

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

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

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

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

21 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco is approximately 21 days to departure

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

As of April 2024, 35 flights take off from Washington, D.C. and land in San Francisco each day. The most common flight departure time for this route is 6:00AM, with 43% of daily flights taking off at noon.

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

As of April 2024, there are 249 flights per week flying from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco. The most common day of the week flights depart is Monday, with 16% of flights taking off on this day.

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

There are 4 cabin classes available to choose from on Washington, D.C. to San Francisco 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 Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flights?

You could potentially save up to 68% on your flight if you consider stops on a Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flight.

When you’re planning your trip from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to San Francisco Airport. When booking your trip to San Francisco, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when traveling to San Francisco, you can try Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (in Washington, D.C.) or Baltimore/Washington Airport (in Baltimore). If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when traveling from Washington, D.C., you can try flying into Oakland Airport (in Oakland), San Jose Airport (in San Jose), or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (in 15). In April, $130 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco which you can find when you fly BWI — SFO.

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD) to San Francisco Airport (SFO)$277
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Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (DCA) to San Francisco Airport (SFO)$133
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Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) to San Francisco Airport (SFO)$130
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Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) to Oakland Airport (OAK)$176
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Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD) to San Jose Airport (SJC)$258
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Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD) to Oakland Airport (OAK)$250
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco

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 Washington, D.C. to San Francisco by changing tabs
Frontier
May 4
BWI1:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 58m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 6
SFO11:59 pmSan Francisco
13h 13m
1 stop
BWI4:12 pmBaltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
May 8
BWI6:30 amBaltimore/Washington
19h 29m
2 stops
SFO10:59 pmSan Francisco
May 14
SFO7:01 pmSan Francisco
17h 15m
2 stops
BWI3:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
May 8
BWI5:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
8h 43m
1 stop
SFO10:59 pmSan Francisco
May 14
SFO7:01 pmSan Francisco
17h 15m
2 stops
BWI3:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
May 1
BWI12:29 pmBaltimore/Washington
14h 29m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 14
SFO7:01 pmSan Francisco
17h 15m
2 stops
BWI3:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
May 1
BWI12:29 pmBaltimore/Washington
14h 29m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 3
SFO8:50 pmSan Francisco
12h 10m
1 stop
BWI12:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
May 30
IAD11:25 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14h 31m
1 stop
SFO10:56 pmSan Francisco
May 31
SFO11:59 pmSan Francisco
17h 48m
1 stop
IAD8:47 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and Frontier
Frontier
May 8
BWI5:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
8h 43m
1 stop
SFO10:59 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
May 15
BWI6:30 amBaltimore/Washington
28h 20m
2 stops
SFO7:50 amSan Francisco
Frontier
May 4
BWI1:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 58m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco

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

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco
Frontier
Apr 17
DCA12:50 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
9h 38m
1 stop
SFO7:28 pmSan Francisco
May 1
SFO8:28 pmSan Francisco
12h 32m
1 stop
DCA12:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
Apr 19
BWI9:38 pmBaltimore/Washington
23h 03m
2 stops
SFO5:41 pmSan Francisco
Apr 24
SFO6:19 pmSan Francisco
9h 49m
1 stop
BWI7:08 amBaltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Apr 19
BWI7:09 pmBaltimore/Washington
8h 30m
1 stop
SFO12:39 amSan Francisco
Apr 26
SFO10:35 amSan Francisco
10h 04m
2 stops
BWI11:39 pmBaltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
Apr 16
IAD11:35 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
8h 25m
1 stop
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
May 4
SFO6:10 pmSan Francisco
14h 32m
1 stop
IAD11:42 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Frontier
Apr 19
DCA7:00 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
19h 58m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 1
SFO8:28 pmSan Francisco
12h 32m
1 stop
DCA12:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
Apr 17
BWI5:49 amBaltimore/Washington
6h 10m
SFO8:59 amSan Francisco
May 4
SFO10:35 pmSan Francisco
8h 21m
1 stop
BWI9:56 amBaltimore/Washington

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

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DeltaPriceFrom $138Free CancellationRating
8.0
11,206 reviews
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FrontierPriceFrom $139Free CancellationRating
6.3
4,202 reviews
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JetBluePriceFrom $165Free CancellationRating
7.6
4,730 reviews
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $168Free CancellationRating
8.1
9,065 reviews
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Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $184Free CancellationRating
6.4
8,803 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $204Free CancellationRating
7.3
15,011 reviews
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Sun Country AirPriceFrom $263Free CancellationRating
7.1
679 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $268Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,391 reviews
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  • Alaska Airlines Flights From Washington, D.C. to San Francisco

    Across 11 Alaska Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco this week, the average price was $460, with the best Alaska Airlines deals starting from $168 round-trip. 9,065 users have rated Alaska Airlines on momondo, with an average score of 8.1/10.

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

    Another popular option for Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flights is United Airlines (7.4/10, 11,391 ratings). United Airlines flies from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco around 57 times per week, with deals starting from $268 round-trip and rising to an average price of around $525.


Frontier flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco

Our best Frontier deals on Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flight tickets
Frontier
May 4
BWI1:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 58m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 6
SFO11:59 pmSan Francisco
13h 13m
1 stop
BWI4:12 pmBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
May 8
BWI5:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
8h 43m
1 stop
SFO10:59 pmSan Francisco
May 14
SFO7:01 pmSan Francisco
17h 15m
2 stops
BWI3:16 pmBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
May 1
BWI12:29 pmBaltimore/Washington
14h 29m
1 stop
SFO11:58 pmSan Francisco
May 14
SFO7:01 pmSan Francisco
17h 15m
2 stops
BWI3:16 pmBaltimore/Washington

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

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on Washington, D.C. to San Francisco flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
May 8
IAD5:59 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
9h 06m
1 stop
SFO12:05 amSan Francisco
May 15
SFO7:40 amSan Francisco
7h 17m
1 stop
IAD5:57 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
May 8
IAD5:59 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
17h 03m
1 stop
SFO8:02 amSan Francisco
May 14
SFO9:45 pmSan Francisco
28h 25m
1 stop
IAD5:10 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
May 2
IAD5:59 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
9h 06m
1 stop
SFO12:05 amSan Francisco
May 7
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
7h 59m
1 stop
IAD4:59 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

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

    San Francisco is 2432.6 mi away from Washington, D.C.. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 5h 40m.

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

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

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

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Washington, D.C. 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 from Washington, D.C. 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.


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

Yes. All flights to San Francisco from Washington, D.C. on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco?

Once you have performed a search in the form on the page, momondo provides useful filters and insights. We can show you the cheapest days and times to fly as well as help filter your options to help you make an informed choice when booking flights to San Francisco from Washington, D.C..

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