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Flights from Madison to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:04 AM

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Madison to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:04 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Madison to San Francisco. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Madison to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
MSNSFO
Sat 10/15
1 stop
SFOMSN
Sat 10/22
1 stop
$310
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United
MSNSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOMSN
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$310
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United
MSNSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOMSN
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$310
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United
MSNSFO
Mon 11/21
1 stop
SFOMSN
Wed 11/30
1 stop
$310
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United
MSNSFO
Mon 11/21
1 stop
SFOMSN
Tue 11/29
1 stop
$310
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American
MSNSFO
Mon 11/14
2 stops
SFOMSN
Tue 11/15
2 stops
$313
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Alaska
MSNSFO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SFOMSN
Tue 11/8
2 stops
$334
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Alaska
MSNSFO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SFOMSN
Sat 11/5
2 stops
$334
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Alaska
MSNSFO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SFOMSN
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$334
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Alaska
MSNSFO
Thu 10/27
2 stops
SFOMSN
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$334
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Alaska
MSNSFO
Thu 10/27
2 stops
SFOMSN
Sat 10/29
2 stops
$334
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Frontier
MSNSFO
Sat 10/15
1 stop
SFOMSN
Sat 10/22
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
MSNSFO
Fri 10/21
1 stop
SFOMSN
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
MSNSFO
Fri 10/28
1 stop
SFOMSN
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
MSNSFO
Sat 12/3
1 stop
SFOMSN
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
MSNSFO
Thu 1/19
1 stop
SFOMSN
Mon 1/23
1 stop
$424
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How Much is a Flight from Madison to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Madison to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $315.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $359
14-21 days $0 $310
21-30 days $0 $310
30-60 days $0 $310
60-90 days $0 $310
90+ days $0 $310

Cheapest Day To Fly from Madison to San Francisco

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Madison to San Francisco is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310 $311 $310 $310 $311 $310 $339

Compare Flight Prices from Madison 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 Madison to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Madison San Francisco United 10/15/16 10/22/16 1 $310
November Madison San Francisco United 11/21/16 11/29/16 1 $310
December Madison San Francisco United 12/3/16 12/7/16 1 $310
January Madison San Francisco United 1/21/17 1/24/17 1 $310
February Madison San Francisco American 2/3/17 2/7/17 1 $315
March Madison San Francisco United 3/9/17 3/25/17 1 $490
April Madison San Francisco American 4/16/17 4/21/17 1 $440
May Madison San Francisco United 5/10/17 5/23/17 1 $435

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Madison to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Madison to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$359
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$359 $315
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$315 $316
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$316 $311
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$311

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Madison 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 Madison to San Francisco is $345.

The average price for direct flights from Madison to San Francisco is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison to San Francisco is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Madison to San Francisco is $345.

Madison to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Madison to San Francisco?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Madison flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:04 AMNumber of routes searched: 103Number of itineraries searched: 37,520

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

Madison to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
American ORD
Delta MSP
Delta DTW
Delta ATL
United -
Frontier DEN
American CLT
United EWR
Delta SLC
United IAH

Madison to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Madison 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 Madison - MSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Madison to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta $352

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Milwaukee to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $314
Flights from Grand Rapids to San Francisco American, Delta, United $346
Flights from Cedar Rapids to San Francisco American, Delta, Frontier, United $344
Flights from Wausau to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Flights from Moline to San Francisco American, Delta, United $304
Flights from Bloomington - Normal to San Francisco American, Delta $304
Flights from South Bend to San Francisco Delta, United $304
Flights from Appleton to San Francisco Delta Check Dates
Flights from Peoria to San Francisco American, Delta, United $303
Flights from Green Bay to San Francisco American, Delta $338
Flights from Dubuque to San Francisco American $481
Flights from La Crosse to San Francisco American, Delta $426
Flights from Rochester to San Francisco American, Delta $316
Flights from Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $186
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta $239
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $268
Flights from Milwaukee to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta $332
Flights from Grand Rapids to Oakland American, Delta $435
Flights from Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $111
Flights from Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Oakland American, Delta $552
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $49
Flights from Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $136
Flights from Milwaukee to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta, United $309
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $86
Cheap Flights from Madison to San Francisco