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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outbound: Jul 5, 2018
direct (4h34m)
United Airlines
return: Jul 9, 2018
1 stop (6h36m)
United Airlines
outbound: Jul 5, 2018
direct (4h41m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Jul 9, 2018
1 stop (14h35m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Jul 5, 2018
1 stop (11h43m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Jul 9, 2018
1 stop (7h39m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Jul 25, 2018
1 stop (6h22m)
American Airlines
return: Aug 8, 2018
1 stop (5h59m)
American Airlines
outbound: Aug 1, 2018
1 stop (11h16m)
United Airlines
return: Aug 8, 2018
1 stop (8h40m)
United Airlines
outbound: Aug 4, 2018
1 stop (12h20m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Aug 11, 2018
1 stop (10h47m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Jul 22, 2018
direct (7h08m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Jul 29, 2018
direct (7h48m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Jul 9, 2018
1 stop (7h38m)
American Airlines
return: Jul 13, 2018
1 stop (7h41m)
American Airlines
outbound: Jul 10, 2018
2 stops (13h59m)
JetBlue
return: Jul 13, 2018
2 stops (17h25m)
JetBlue
outbound: Sep 8, 2018
1 stop (7h57m)
American Airlines
return: Sep 15, 2018
1 stop (10h13m)
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 26, 2018
direct (6h48m)
JetBlue
return: Oct 10, 2018
direct (5h44m)
JetBlue
outbound: Aug 24, 2018
direct (1h31m)
Delta Air Lines
return: Aug 26, 2018
direct (1h31m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Mar 1, 2019
direct (5h20m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Mar 12, 2019
direct (5h25m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Mar 1, 2019
direct (5h26m)
United Airlines
return: Mar 12, 2019
direct (6h)
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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    outbound: Jul 26, 2018
    direct (1h25m)
    Southwest Airlines
    return: Jul 30, 2018
    direct (1h35m)
    Southwest Airlines
    outbound: Jul 28, 2018
    direct (6h28m)
    United Airlines
    return: Aug 2, 2018
    direct (5h39m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Jul 5, 2018
    direct (4h34m)
    United Airlines
    return: Jul 9, 2018
    1 stop (6h36m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Oct 9, 2018
    direct (1h27m)
    United Airlines
    return: Oct 9, 2018
    direct (1h30m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Aug 1, 2018
    1 stop (11h16m)
    United Airlines
    return: Aug 8, 2018
    1 stop (8h40m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 14, 2018
    1 stop (29h02m)
    Delta Air Lines
    return: Sep 16, 2018
    1 stop (24h43m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Sep 17, 2018
    direct (1h29m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Sep 19, 2018
    direct (1h25m)
    Spirit Airlines
    outbound: Jun 29, 2018
    1 stop (5h40m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Jul 6, 2018
    1 stop (7h41m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Aug 1, 2018
    direct (6h27m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Aug 8, 2018
    direct (5h29m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Jul 1, 2018
    1 stop (23h37m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Jul 13, 2018
    1 stop (12h49m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Jul 25, 2018
    1 stop (7h38m)
    United Airlines
    return: Jul 29, 2018
    1 stop (8h40m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Jul 10, 2018
    direct (3h44m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Jul 20, 2018
    direct (3h34m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Jul 12, 2018
    direct (5h09m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Jul 19, 2018
    1 stop (27h37m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Aug 3, 2018
    1 stop (38h05m)
    Japan Airlines
    return: Feb 2, 2019
    1 stop (30h35m)
    Japan Airlines
    outbound: Jul 23, 2018
    1 stop (12h32m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Jul 30, 2018
    1 stop (8h58m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Jul 14, 2018
    direct (1h28m)
    JetBlue
    return: Jul 19, 2018
    direct (1h32m)
    JetBlue
    outbound: Jun 28, 2018
    1 stop (6h19m)
    United Airlines
    return: Jul 1, 2018
    1 stop (8h39m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Jul 2, 2018
    1 stop (31h45m)
    WOW air
    return: Jul 9, 2018
    1 stop (31h35m)
    WOW air
    outbound: Jul 7, 2018
    direct (4h06m)
    United Airlines
    return: Aug 18, 2018
    direct (3h44m)
    United Airlines