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Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco, CA, United States - IND to SFO Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 AM

Popular flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $546
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $403
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $244
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $244
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $244
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $404

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 $301.

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 $977 $605
7-14 days $570 $361
14-21 days $570 $447
21-30 days $514 $433
30-60 days $481 $387
60-90 days $481 $244
90+ days $481 $244

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
$278 $387 $244 $261 $278 $343 $315

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
June Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 6/9/16 6/16/16 1 $361
July Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 7/12/16 7/19/16 1 $387
August Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 8/17/16 8/24/16 1 $244
September Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 9/21/16 9/28/16 1 $244
October Indianapolis San Francisco Frontier 10/5/16 10/15/16 1 $244
November Indianapolis San Francisco United 11/24/16 11/29/16 1 $414
December Indianapolis San Francisco United 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 $414
January Indianapolis San Francisco United 1/19/17 1/26/17 1 $429

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,035
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,035 $807
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$807 $590
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$590 $1,308
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,308 $567
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$567
TIPSave $35 by flying into Oakland 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 $429.

The average price for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco is $481.

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 2 06:00 08:00

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 $205.

The average price for round trip flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco is $429.

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 46 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 8 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) Number of flights searched: 233Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 AM

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 LAX X X X X X X X
Delta MSP 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 PHX 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, Alaska, United $430

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207
Columbus to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $254
Cincinnati to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228
Dayton to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $362
Louisville to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $371
Lexington to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $423
Bloomington - Normal to San Francisco American $408
Evansville to San Francisco American, United $404
South Bend to San Francisco United $354
Kalamazoo to San Francisco American, United $354
Peoria to San Francisco American, United $362
Toledo to San Francisco American $467
Ft Wayne to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $388
Champaign to San Francisco American $412
Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $204
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $183
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, United $277
Columbus to Oakland American $335
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $411
Louisville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $490
Cincinnati to Oakland American, United $484
Dayton to Oakland American, Alaska, United $536
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $152
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $217
Columbus to San Jose American, Alaska, United $256
Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $244 Round trip from IND to SFO