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Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco, CA, United States - IND to SFO

Popular flights from Indianapolis 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
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $517
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 $517
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $328
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $328
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $328
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $328
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $328
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $229
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $318
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 $318
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $318

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Indianapolis to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $262.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $633 $539
7-14 days $443 $298
14-21 days $411 $229
21-30 days $394 $278
30-60 days $394 $318
60-90 days $394 $244
90+ days $395 $315

Cheapest Day To Fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$261 $244 $238 $261 $278 $229 $328

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Indianapolis to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 2/26/16 2/28/16 1 $298
March Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 3/5/16 3/8/16 1 $229
April Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 4/16/16 4/20/16 1 $244
May Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 5/7/16 5/10/16 1 $244
June Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 6/1/16 6/8/16 1 $362
July Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 7/13/16 7/27/16 1 $358
August Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 8/2/16 8/7/16 1 $388
September Indianapolis San Francisco United 9/8/16 9/12/16 0 $475

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$804
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$804 $532
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$532 $424
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$424
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$411
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$411

TIPSave $18 by flying into Reno instead of San Francisco from Indianapolis

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND to SFO)

Your Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to San Francisco is $351.

The average price for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco is $394.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Indianapolis to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:00 06:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to San Francisco is $185.

The average price for round trip flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco is $351.

Indianapolis to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Indianapolis to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Indianapolis and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Indianapolis to San Francisco is 1938 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Indianapolis and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Indianapolis to San Francisco?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Indianapolis to San Francisco (IND to SFO)

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

Indianapolis to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / SEA X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis - IND

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Oakland American, United $338

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $131
Columbus to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $253
Cincinnati to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $199
Dayton to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $308
Louisville to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $338
Lexington to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $425
Bloomington - Normal to San Francisco American $362
Evansville to San Francisco American, United $453
South Bend to San Francisco United $362
Kalamazoo to San Francisco American, United $448
Peoria to San Francisco American, United $337
Toledo to San Francisco American $370
Ft Wayne to San Francisco American, United $354
Champaign to San Francisco American, United $355
Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $140
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $78
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, United $175
Columbus to Oakland American, Alaska, United $358
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $247
Louisville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $401
Cincinnati to Oakland American, United $460
Dayton to Oakland American, United $499
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $189
Chicago to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $92
Columbus to San Jose American, Alaska, United $256
Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $229 Round trip from IND to SFO