Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Flights
Hotels
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights

Cheap Flights from Denver to San Francisco, CA, United States - DEN to SFO Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:57 AM

Popular flights from Denver to San Francisco Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:57 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $315
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $230
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $158
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $158
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $158
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $158
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $158
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $161
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $161
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $161
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $187
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $187
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $187
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $187
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $187

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Denver to San Francisco (DEN to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Denver to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $171.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Denver to San Francisco (DEN to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Denver 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 Denver to San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $254 $404
7-14 days $203 $230
14-21 days $161 $207
21-30 days $161 $231
30-60 days $174 $232
60-90 days $158 $199
90+ days $158 $199

Cheapest Day To Fly from Denver to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$183 $161 $158 $163 $183 $158 $191

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Denver to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Denver San Francisco United 5/31/16 6/13/16 0 $239
June Denver San Francisco Frontier 6/11/16 6/22/16 0 $161
July Denver San Francisco Frontier 7/13/16 7/19/16 0 $174
August Denver San Francisco Frontier 8/17/16 8/20/16 0 $158
September Denver San Francisco Frontier 9/28/16 10/4/16 0 $158
October Denver San Francisco Frontier 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 $158
November Denver San Francisco United 11/5/16 11/7/16 0 $262
December Denver San Francisco Virgin America 12/12/16 12/15/16 0 $267

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$300
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$300 $208
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$208 $187
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$187 $199
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$199 $224
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$224

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Denver to San Francisco (DEN to SFO)

Your Denver 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 Denver to San Francisco is $302.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to San Francisco is $210.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Denver to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Frontier 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 07:00 21:55
United 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 06:00 22:00
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 07:00 17:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Denver to San Francisco (DEN 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 Denver 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 Denver to San Francisco is $126.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to San Francisco is $255.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $409
Montrose to San Francisco American, United $418
Aspen to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $499
Vail to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $412
Hayden - Steamboat to San Francisco United $498
Gunnison to San Francisco American, United $603
Denver to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $204
Denver to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
Denver to San Jose American, Alaska, United $187
Colorado Springs to Oakland American, Alaska, United $434
Denver to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $244
Denver to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, Spirit, United $91
Montrose to Oakland American, United Check Dates
Hayden - Steamboat to Oakland American, United Check Dates
Aspen to Oakland American, Alaska, United $526
Vail to Oakland American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Colorado Springs to San Jose American, Alaska, United $354
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Denver to Reno American, Alaska, United $270
Denver to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $148
Denver to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $75
Denver to Monterey American, Alaska, United $314
Denver to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Denver to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $460
Denver to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Denver to Fresno American, Alaska, United $390
Colorado Springs to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $314
Denver to Portland American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $161
Denver to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $160
Denver to Salt Lake City Boutique, American, Frontier, United $98

Airlines Flying from Denver to San Francisco (DEN to SFO) Number of flights searched: 189Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:57 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Denver 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 Denver to San Francisco.

Denver 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 SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Frontier ATL X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Denver to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Denver to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Denver to San Francisco flight time is 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Denver and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Denver to San Francisco is 965 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Denver to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 138 direct flights from Denver to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Denver to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 70% of the non-stop flights between Denver and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Denver to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
Denver (DEN) To San Francisco, CA (SFO) Flights: Cheap Flights From Denver To San Francisco | FareCompare.