Cheap flights to San Francisco, bringing the Golden Gate to your door

When to find the cheapest flights to San Francisco

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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Sep 30, 2021
1 stop (6h58m)
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Oct 4, 2021
1 stop (13h28m)
Frontier Airlines
TAP Air Portugaloutbound: Jan 5, 2022
1 stop (27h20m)
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugalreturn: Jan 13, 2022
1 stop (20h)
TAP Air Portugal
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Nov 19, 2021
1 stop (7h21m)
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United Airlinesreturn: Nov 28, 2021
1 stop (29h50m)
United Airlines
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Oct 2, 2021
direct (1h25m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 3, 2021
direct (1h25m)
Alaska Airlines
United Airlinesoutbound: Oct 2, 2021
direct (1h26m)
United Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 3, 2021
direct (1h25m)
Alaska Airlines
New York - San Francisco
United Airlinesoutbound: Nov 17, 2021
direct (6h46m)
United Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Nov 19, 2021
1 stop (18h48m)
Frontier Airlines
New York - San Francisco
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Oct 15, 2021
direct (6h38m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 22, 2021
direct (5h37m)
Alaska Airlines
New York - San Francisco
American Airlinesoutbound: Oct 15, 2021
1 stop (9h42m)
American Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Oct 22, 2021
direct (5h33m)
United Airlines
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San Francisco guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from San Francisco city centre
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Flights to San Francisco: need to know

Cheap airline tickets to San Francisco

Getting ready to cross San Francisco off your travel bucket list? Start planning your vacation with cheap flight tickets to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Keep in mind that Oakland and San Jose are also have great alternative airports which could be cheaper.

When to book the cheapest flights to San Francisco

Looking for the best flight deals to San Francisco? Summer tends to be the busiest time of the year to visit so flight prices tend to reflect that. The cheapest flights to San Francisco are usually found 4-5 months before you plan to go.

  • Peak season: June to September.
  • Low season: Winter.
  • Flight duration

    A flight to San Francisco from New York takes 6 hours 30 minutes.

    Experience San Francisco: sights, tours and activities

    There’s a lot to say about this city in only a couple of lines. San Francisco is the capital of eco-ideas, new technologies, slam poetry and sexual revolutions. It has the most restaurants and farmer’s markets per capital than any other North American city. Remember to dress in layers, the summer fog can chill you faster than a popsicle.

    Essentials in San Francisco

    Golden Gate Bridge: Who could miss the iconic Golden Gate Bridge while on vacation in SF? Grab a convertible rental car and recreate the opening scenes from Full House as many times as you like! For views of the bridge from land, try Baker Beach.

    Civic Center: This really is the center of the city with its Beaux Arts City Hall building and War Memorial Veterans Building. The area has a host of museums including the Asian Art Museum and the Art Institute of California. The Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall is a spectacular place to see a concert while you’re in San Francisco.

    Telegraph Hill: A trip to SF wouldn’t be complete without a ride in a cable car. They run up and down the city’s hills between Market Street and Fisherman’s Wharf. Take one up to Telegraph Hill in North Beach to visit the Coit Tower. From here the views over the city are really something.

    Visit www.sanfrancisco.travel for more info.

    Hotels and accommodation in San Francisco

    San Francisco has a ton of hotels and hostels which are, for the most part, located in the northern part of the city around Chinatown, Downtown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Ideally you should book your hotel rooms at the same time as you book your flights to San Francisco.

    All flight tickets to San Francisco (USA)

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    Spirit Airlinesoutbound: Oct 1, 2021
    1 stop (16h56m)
    Spirit Airlines
    United Airlinesreturn: Oct 4, 2021
    1 stop (9h31m)
    United Airlines
    Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Sep 30, 2021
    1 stop (6h58m)
    Frontier Airlines
    Frontier Airlinesreturn: Oct 4, 2021
    1 stop (13h28m)
    Frontier Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Sep 26, 2021
    direct (2h15m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 3, 2021
    direct (2h25m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Oct 15, 2021
    direct (6h38m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 22, 2021
    direct (5h37m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Oct 2, 2021
    direct (1h25m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 3, 2021
    direct (1h25m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Oct 8, 2021
    1 stop (7h50m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Oct 10, 2021
    1 stop (5h10m)
    Alaska Airlines