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Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:41 AM

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Atlanta to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:41 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Atlanta to San Francisco. Frontier & United frequently offer the best deals on Atlanta to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
ATLSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
SFOATL
Fri 10/21
nonstop
$207
Select
United
ATLSFO
Sat 10/22
nonstop
SFOATL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$228
Select
United
ATLSFO
Fri 10/28
nonstop
SFOATL
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$228
Select
United
ATLSFO
Fri 10/28
nonstop
SFOATL
Wed 11/16
nonstop
$228
Select
United
ATLSFO
Sat 10/29
nonstop
SFOATL
Fri 11/4
nonstop
$228
Select
United
ATLSFO
Mon 11/21
nonstop
SFOATL
Sat 12/3
nonstop
$228
Select
American
ATLSFO
Tue 1/17
1 stop
SFOATL
Sun 1/29
1 stop
$238
Select
Alaska
ATLSFO
Thu 10/27
2 stops
SFOATL
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$417
Select

How Much is a Flight from Atlanta to San Francisco?

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 $240.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Atlanta to San Francisco?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $460 $401
7-14 days $207 $256
14-21 days $207 $242
21-30 days $227 $236
30-60 days $227 $236
60-90 days $227 $236
90+ days $228 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Atlanta to San Francisco

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Atlanta to San Francisco is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$228 $242 $207 $242 $228 $228 $301

Compare Flight Prices from Atlanta to San Francisco by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Atlanta to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 9/28/16 10/12/16 1 $423
October Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 10/12/16 10/21/16 0 $207
November Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 11/9/16 11/16/16 0 $227
December Atlanta San Francisco Frontier 12/7/16 12/14/16 0 $227
January Atlanta San Francisco United 1/9/17 1/18/17 0 $228
February Atlanta San Francisco United 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 $228
March Atlanta San Francisco United 3/1/17 3/8/17 0 $243
April Atlanta San Francisco United 4/19/17 4/24/17 0 $258

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Atlanta to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$460
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$460 $381
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$381 $261
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$261 $236
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$236 $236
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$236

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $297.

The average price for direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $227.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 7 6 7 6 7 6 7 08:10 21:15
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 08:10 08:10
United 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 07:30 19:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Atlanta to San Francisco

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 $200.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to San Francisco is $278.

Atlanta to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Atlanta to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Atlanta?
Answer: The distance from Atlanta to San Francisco is 2,134 miles (3,434 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 58 direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Atlanta airlines for direct flights from Atlanta to San Francisco?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 74% 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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Atlanta flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 12:41 AMNumber of routes searched: 222Number of itineraries searched: 803,675

Wondering which airlines fly out of Atlanta to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Atlanta airlines with flights to San Francisco. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Atlanta to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American CLT
United IAH
American ORD
American LAX
United IAD
Frontier DEN
American MIA
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta CVG
Alaska PDX
United EWR
Delta JFK
JetBlue BOS
Delta LAS

Atlanta to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Atlanta and San Francisco. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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