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Cheap Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco, CA, United States - ATL to SFO

Popular flights from Atlanta to San Francisco

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $340
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 $347
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $347
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 4, 2016 May 11, 2016 $206
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $342
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $342
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $342

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Atlanta to San Francisco (ATL to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Atlanta to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $246.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Atlanta to San Francisco (ATL to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Atlanta to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Atlanta to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Atlanta to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $735 $401
7-14 days $410 $358
14-21 days $352 $258
21-30 days $352 $250
30-60 days $352 $258
60-90 days $206 $287
90+ days $208 $295

Cheapest Day To Fly from Atlanta to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$221 $258 $206 $293 $228 $208 $310

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Atlanta to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 2/27/16 3/2/16 1 $258
March Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 3/9/16 3/15/16 1 $250
April Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 4/16/16 4/20/16 0 $208
May Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 5/4/16 5/11/16 0 $206
June Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 6/1/16 6/6/16 0 $308
July Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 7/13/16 7/20/16 0 $300
August Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 8/8/16 8/13/16 0 $278
September Atlanta San Francisco United 9/10/16 9/17/16 0 $448

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Atlanta to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$642
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$642 $438
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$438 $354
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$354 $352
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$352 $373
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$373

TIPSave $94 by flying into Oakland instead of San Francisco from Atlanta

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco (ATL to SFO)

Your Atlanta to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $327.

The average price for non-stop flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $279.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from Atlanta to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 8 7 7 7 7 6 7 08:10 22:05
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:21 19:17

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco (ATL to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Atlanta to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $154.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $316.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Knoxville to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $424
Birmingham to San Francisco American, United $372
Huntsville to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $360
Greenville to San Francisco American, United $362
Columbia to San Francisco American, United $303
Asheville to San Francisco American, United $402
Augusta to San Francisco American $349
Chattanooga to San Francisco American $308
Dothan to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Montgomery to San Francisco American, United $421
Columbus to San Francisco United Check Dates
Atlanta to Oakland American, Spirit $283
Albany to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Atlanta to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $180
Atlanta to San Jose American, Alaska, United $353
Atlanta to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Atlanta to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $308
Birmingham to Oakland American $473
Atlanta to New York American, Frontier, United $124
Asheville to Oakland American, United $540
Knoxville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $459
Columbia to Oakland American, United $496
Chattanooga to OaklandCheck Dates
Greenville to Oakland American, United $584
Augusta to Oakland American $637
Huntsville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $600
Atlanta to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $136
Montgomery to Oakland American, United $598
Atlanta to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $78
Atlanta to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $274

Airlines Flying from Atlanta to San Francisco (ATL to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Atlanta to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Atlanta to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta CVG X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Atlanta and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Atlanta to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Atlanta to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Atlanta and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Atlanta to San Francisco is 2134 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 63 direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Atlanta and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: Denver, CO
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