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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  • November 2019
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 18, 2019
direct (1h40m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 23, 2019
direct (1h39m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 12, 2019
direct (6h47m)
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 19, 2019
direct (5h30m)
Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Dec 12, 2019
1 stop (8h25m)
Delta Air Lines
United Airlinesreturn: Dec 19, 2019
1 stop (7h15m)
United Airlines
United Airlinesoutbound: Nov 25, 2019
1 stop (7h59m)
United Airlines
Delta Air Linesreturn: Dec 2, 2019
1 stop (7h34m)
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Linesoutbound: Apr 20, 2020
direct (6h46m)
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Linesreturn: Apr 27, 2020
direct (5h27m)
Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlinesoutbound: Dec 23, 2019
direct (1h35m)
Southwest Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Dec 30, 2019
direct (1h29m)
United Airlines
Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Jan 10, 2020
1 stop (7h57m)
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
1 stop (20h55m)
Frontier Airlines
JetBlueoutbound: Jan 10, 2020
1 stop (10h25m)
JetBlue
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
1 stop (19h37m)
Frontier Airlines
American Airlinesoutbound: Jan 10, 2020
1 stop (10h06m)
American Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
direct (6h06m)
United Airlines
Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Jan 10, 2020
direct (5h20m)
Alaska Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
1 stop (19h37m)
Frontier Airlines
American Airlinesoutbound: Jan 10, 2020
direct (1h30m)
American Airlines
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
direct (1h40m)
Alaska Airlines
United Airlinesoutbound: Dec 12, 2019
direct (1h42m)
United Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Dec 19, 2019
direct (1h42m)
United Airlines
American Airlinesoutbound: May 29, 2020
direct (6h37m)
American Airlines
United Airlinesreturn: Jun 8, 2020
direct (5h04m)
United Airlines
JetBlueoutbound: May 29, 2020
direct (6h18m)
JetBlue
Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jun 8, 2020
direct (5h35m)
Alaska Airlines
Southwest Airlinesoutbound: Dec 20, 2019
1 stop (8h20m)
Southwest Airlines
Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 12, 2020
1 stop (20h55m)
Frontier Airlines
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San Francisco guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from San Francisco city centre
18 km
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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.

    All flight tickets to San Francisco (USA)

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    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 18, 2019
    direct (1h40m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 23, 2019
    direct (1h39m)
    Alaska Airlines
    United Airlinesoutbound: Nov 30, 2019
    direct (2h18m)
    United Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 2, 2019
    direct (2h14m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 12, 2019
    direct (6h47m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 19, 2019
    direct (5h30m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 26, 2019
    direct (1h33m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 30, 2019
    direct (1h40m)
    Alaska Airlines
    Delta Air Linesoutbound: Dec 12, 2019
    1 stop (8h25m)
    Delta Air Lines
    United Airlinesreturn: Dec 19, 2019
    1 stop (7h15m)
    United Airlines
    United Airlinesoutbound: May 23, 2020
    1 stop (5h45m)
    United Airlines
    American Airlinesreturn: Jun 4, 2020
    direct (3h43m)
    American Airlines
    Air Franceoutbound: Feb 5, 2020
    1 stop (25h40m)
    Air France
    Delta Air Linesreturn: Aug 4, 2020
    2 stops (23h05m)
    Delta Air Lines
    Southwest Airlinesoutbound: Dec 20, 2019
    1 stop (9h08m)
    Southwest Airlines
    Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 20, 2019
    1 stop (24h30m)
    Alaska Airlines
    TAP Air Portugaloutbound: Jan 15, 2020
    1 stop (27h15m)
    TAP Air Portugal
    TAP Air Portugalreturn: Jan 30, 2020
    1 stop (15h15m)
    TAP Air Portugal
    KLMoutbound: Sep 1, 2020
    1 stop (14h15m)
    KLM
    Air Francereturn: Sep 13, 2020
    1 stop (18h20m)
    Air France