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: Oct 13, 2018
1 stop (10h11m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Oct 20, 2018
direct (3h35m)
Delta Air Lines
outbound: Aug 23, 2018
direct (6h17m)
American Airlines
return: Aug 28, 2018
direct (5h45m)
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 18, 2018
direct (2h21m)
American Airlines
return: Sep 20, 2018
direct (2h20m)
American Airlines
outbound: Oct 19, 2018
1 stop (25h50m)
JetBlue
return: Oct 22, 2018
direct (2h10m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Nov 16, 2018
direct (1h35m)
Delta Air Lines
return: Nov 19, 2018
direct (1h39m)
Delta Air Lines
outbound: Sep 1, 2018
direct (1h46m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Sep 29, 2018
direct (1h42m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Sep 29, 2018
direct (1h29m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Sep 30, 2018
direct (1h37m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Sep 6, 2018
direct (1h27m)
United Airlines
return: Sep 9, 2018
direct (1h30m)
United Airlines
outbound: Aug 23, 2018
1 stop (7h14m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Aug 27, 2018
1 stop (9h26m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Aug 23, 2018
1 stop (11h14m)
American Airlines
return: Aug 27, 2018
1 stop (9h06m)
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 9, 2018
direct (5h25m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Sep 27, 2018
direct (5h46m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Sep 9, 2018
1 stop (10h12m)
Delta Air Lines
return: Sep 27, 2018
direct (5h47m)
United Airlines
outbound: Sep 9, 2018
direct (5h20m)
United Airlines
return: Sep 27, 2018
direct (7h11m)
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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63 km

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.

    San Francisco in the Traveler's Edition

    Best Museums In San Francisco For Culture Addicts And Art Lovers
    17 October 2017

    Art-lovers, listen up! If you haven't experienced San Francisco's buzzing museum scene and it's modern galleries and exhibitions, then these places should definitely make your list of must-sees.

    The Ultimate Spook: Spend Halloween Night In ‘Alcatraz!’
    11 October 2017

    Looking for the freakiest way to spend Halloween? How about sleeping in the spooky Alcatraz Suite at The San Francisco Dungeons? Get ready for the ultimate spooky experience in one of the scariest places in SF.

    Introducing SFO Airport’s “Therapy Pig”
    5 September 2017

    Pigs can't fly but this little piggy is soothing stressed out passengers at San Francisco International Airport before they fly. Just one of the innovative things this airport is doing to boost passenger happiness levels!

    Before you go to San Francisco

    Best Museums In San Francisco For Culture Addicts And Art Lovers
    17 October 2017

    Art-lovers, listen up! If you haven't experienced San Francisco's buzzing museum scene and it's modern galleries and exhibitions, then these places should definitely make your list of must-sees.

    The Ultimate Spook: Spend Halloween Night In ‘Alcatraz!’
    11 October 2017

    Looking for the freakiest way to spend Halloween? How about sleeping in the spooky Alcatraz Suite at The San Francisco Dungeons? Get ready for the ultimate spooky experience in one of the scariest places in SF.

    Introducing SFO Airport’s “Therapy Pig”
    5 September 2017

    Pigs can't fly but this little piggy is soothing stressed out passengers at San Francisco International Airport before they fly. Just one of the innovative things this airport is doing to boost passenger happiness levels!

    All flight tickets to San Francisco (USA)

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    outbound: Nov 16, 2018
    direct (1h38m)
    United Airlines
    return: Nov 25, 2018
    direct (1h30m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Nov 3, 2018
    direct (6h48m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Nov 6, 2018
    direct (5h38m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Oct 17, 2018
    1 stop (19h54m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Oct 24, 2018
    1 stop (20h58m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Sep 6, 2018
    direct (1h27m)
    United Airlines
    return: Sep 9, 2018
    direct (1h30m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 19, 2018
    direct (2h11m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Sep 29, 2018
    direct (2h03m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Nov 24, 2018
    1 stop (6h34m)
    Delta Air Lines
    return: Nov 26, 2018
    1 stop (5h43m)
    Delta Air Lines
    outbound: Nov 19, 2018
    1 stop (8h13m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Nov 23, 2018
    1 stop (7h09m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 29, 2018
    direct (1h29m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Sep 30, 2018
    direct (1h37m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Oct 15, 2018
    direct (1h58m)
    United Airlines
    return: Oct 22, 2018
    direct (1h57m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 6, 2018
    direct (6h04m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Sep 13, 2018
    direct (5h27m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Oct 13, 2018
    direct (3h47m)
    United Airlines
    return: Oct 20, 2018
    1 stop (5h39m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 20, 2018
    1 stop (18h23m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Sep 24, 2018
    1 stop (23h09m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Aug 24, 2018
    direct (4h02m)
    United Airlines
    return: Aug 27, 2018
    direct (3h26m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Sep 26, 2018
    direct (4h56m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Oct 3, 2018
    1 stop (7h21m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Oct 8, 2018
    direct (5h47m)
    United Airlines
    return: Oct 16, 2018
    direct (5h20m)
    United Airlines
    outbound: Aug 20, 2018
    1 stop (27h30m)
    Eva Air
    return: Aug 30, 2018
    1 stop (19h40m)
    Eva Air
    outbound: Oct 11, 2018
    1 stop (10h16m)
    JetBlue
    return: Oct 15, 2018
    1 stop (10h47m)
    JetBlue
    outbound: Sep 29, 2018
    1 stop (20h39m)
    Alaska Airlines
    return: Oct 2, 2018
    1 stop (28h47m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Nov 1, 2018
    direct (1h29m)
    JetBlue
    return: Nov 5, 2018
    direct (1h23m)
    JetBlue
    outbound: Jan 26, 2019
    direct (2h01m)
    United Airlines
    return: Feb 12, 2019
    direct (1h41m)
    United Airlines