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Flights from Houston to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 1:35 AM

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Houston to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 1:35 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Houston to San Francisco. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on Houston to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
HOUSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
SFOHOU
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$147
Select
American
HOUSFO
Tue 10/18
1 stop
SFOHOU
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$242
Select
American
HOUSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
SFOHOU
Sat 10/22
1 stop
$242
Select
American
HOUSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOHOU
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$242
Select
American
HOUSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOHOU
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$242
Select
American
HOUSFO
Wed 11/9
1 stop
SFOHOU
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$242
Select
United
HOUSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOHOU
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$272
Select
United
HOUSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOHOU
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$272
Select
United
HOUSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
SFOHOU
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$272
Select
United
HOUSFO
Tue 11/15
1 stop
SFOHOU
Wed 11/16
1 stop
$272
Select
Alaska
HOUSFO
Fri 11/4
1 stop
SFOHOU
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$344
Select
Alaska
HOUSFO
Fri 11/4
1 stop
SFOHOU
Sat 11/12
1 stop
$344
Select

How Much is a Flight from Houston to San Francisco?

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 $182.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Houston 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 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 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 Houston to San Francisco?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $287 $342
7-14 days $197 $247
14-21 days $162 $230
21-30 days $147 $215
30-60 days $338 $232
60-90 days $369 $283
90+ days $379 $284

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to San Francisco

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Houston 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
$177 $162 $147 $177 $232 $187 $192

Compare Flight Prices from Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Houston San Francisco United 9/30/16 10/3/16 0 $328
October Houston San Francisco Frontier 10/26/16 10/29/16 0 $147
November Houston San Francisco American 11/1/16 11/2/16 1 $242
December Houston San Francisco American 12/3/16 12/7/16 1 $284
January Houston San Francisco American 1/18/17 1/25/17 1 $284
February Houston San Francisco American 2/1/17 2/4/17 1 $324
March Houston San Francisco United 3/2/17 3/5/17 0 $379
April Houston San Francisco United 4/4/17 4/11/17 1 $436

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Houston to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Houston 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
$328
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$328 $332
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$332 $252
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$252 $252
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$252 $232
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$232

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco is $268.

The average price for direct flights from Houston to San Francisco is $247.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Houston to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:20 07:20
United 10 9 11 10 10 9 10 06:00 21:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Houston 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 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 $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to San Francisco is $251.

Houston to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Houston to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Houston?
Answer: The distance from Houston to San Francisco is 1,632 miles (2,626 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 76 direct flights from Houston to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Houston airlines for direct 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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Houston flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 1:35 AMNumber of routes searched: 170Number of itineraries searched: 367,717

Wondering which airlines fly out of Houston to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Houston 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.

Houston to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American LAX
Delta ATL
Delta MSP
Frontier DEN
American ORD
Delta DTW
United AUS
American CLT
United SNA
American -
United SAN
United PDX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
United IAD
Delta SLC
Delta CVG
Frontier LAS

Houston to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Houston 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Houston to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $157
Flights from Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $100
Flights from Houston to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta, United $242
Flights from Houston to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Flights from Houston to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $329
Flights from Houston to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $222
Flights from Houston to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $71
Flights from Houston to Monterey American, Alaska, United $264
Flights from Houston to Phoenix Frontier, Spirit, United $169
Flights from Houston to Reno American, Alaska, Delta, United $278
Flights from Houston to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $212

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Austin to San Francisco Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $264
Flights from San Antonio to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $288
Flights from Killeen to San Francisco American, Delta, United $321
Flights from Corpus Christi to San Francisco American, United $340
Flights from College Station to San Francisco American $418
Flights from Lake Charles to San Francisco American, United $418
Flights from Tyler to San Francisco American $322
Flights from Waco to San Francisco American Check Dates
Flights from Austin to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $282
Flights from San Antonio to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta $340
Flights from Austin to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $282
Flights from Corpus Christi to Oakland American Check Dates
Flights from San Antonio to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta, United $340
Flights from Lake Charles to Oakland American Check Dates
Flights from Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $184
Flights from Austin to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $292
Flights from San Antonio to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $339
Flights from San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $244
Flights from San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $67
Cheap Flights from Houston to San Francisco