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Cheap Flights from Houston to San Francisco, CA, United States - HOU to SFO Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:07 PM

Popular flights from Houston to San Francisco Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:07 PM

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
Jul 25, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $522
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $398
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $398
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $398
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $208
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $208
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $208
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $208
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $208
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $381
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $381
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $381
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $381

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Houston to San Francisco (HOU to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $275.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Houston to San Francisco (HOU to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $473 $391
7-14 days $318 $321
14-21 days $263 $261
21-30 days $278 $261
30-60 days $258 $340
60-90 days $243 $263
90+ days $208 $226

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$263 $243 $258 $313 $318 $261 $263

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Houston to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Houston San Francisco Frontier 5/31/16 6/4/16 1 $391
June Houston San Francisco Frontier 6/29/16 7/3/16 0 $258
July Houston San Francisco Frontier 7/3/16 7/7/16 0 $348
August Houston San Francisco Frontier 8/30/16 9/3/16 1 $226
September Houston San Francisco Frontier 9/6/16 9/17/16 0 $208
October Houston San Francisco Frontier 10/1/16 10/3/16 1 $246
November Houston San Francisco United 11/9/16 11/21/16 0 $387
December Houston San Francisco United 12/17/16 12/29/16 1 $422

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,143
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,143 $358
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$358 $358
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$358 $348
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$348 $313
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$313

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Houston to San Francisco (HOU to SFO)

Your Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco is $394.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to San Francisco is $354.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:45 07:45
United 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 07:20 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Houston to San Francisco (HOU 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 Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco is $218.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to San Francisco is $393.

Houston to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Houston to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 4 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Houston to San Francisco is 1632 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 75 direct flights from Houston to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 90% of the non-stop flights between Houston and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Houston to San Francisco (HOU to SFO) Number of flights searched: 222Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:07 PM

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

Houston to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X
Alaska SEA / PDX X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Houston to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $237
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Houston to San Jose American, Alaska, United $424
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $131
Houston to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $408
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $262
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $157
Houston to Monterey American, Alaska, United $412
Houston to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $261
Houston to Reno American, Alaska, United $384
Houston to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $261

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $294
San Antonio to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
Killeen to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $353
Corpus Christi to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $444
College Station to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $452
Lake Charles to San Francisco American, United $432
Tyler to San Francisco American, Alaska $404
Waco to San Francisco American, Alaska $392
Austin to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $298
San Antonio to Oakland American, Alaska, United $418
Austin to San Jose American, Alaska, United $310
Corpus Christi to Oakland American, United $651
San Antonio to San Jose American, Alaska, United $412
Lake Charles to Oakland American, United Check Dates
Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $269
Austin to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $288
San Antonio to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $424
San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $227
San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $148
Cheap Flights from Houston to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $208 Round trip from HOU to SFO