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Cheap Flights from Miami to San Francisco, CA, United States - MIA to SFO Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:23 AM

Popular flights from Miami to San Francisco Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:23 AM

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
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $322
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $321
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $321

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Miami to San Francisco (MIA to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Miami to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $339.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Miami to San Francisco (MIA to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $687 $515
7-14 days $462 $367
14-21 days $403 $382
21-30 days $403 $366
30-60 days $427 $340
60-90 days $353 $325
90+ days $322 $320

Cheapest Day To Fly from Miami to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$333 $332 $332 $333 $325 $340 $375

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Miami to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Miami San Francisco United 5/31/16 6/7/16 1 $436
June Miami San Francisco American 6/7/16 6/10/16 2 $332
July Miami San Francisco American 7/13/16 7/21/16 1 $340
August Miami San Francisco American 8/19/16 8/22/16 1 $325
September Miami San Francisco American 9/14/16 10/4/16 1 $321
October Miami San Francisco American 10/21/16 10/24/16 1 $320
November Miami San Francisco American 11/8/16 11/15/16 1 $321
December Miami San Francisco American 12/6/16 12/9/16 1 $332

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$687
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$687 $462
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$462 $622
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$622 $570
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$570 $455
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$455

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Miami to San Francisco (MIA to SFO)

Your Miami 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 Miami to San Francisco is $379.

The average price for non-stop flights from Miami to San Francisco is $395.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Miami to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 07:16 21:37

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Miami to San Francisco (MIA 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 Miami 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 Miami to San Francisco is $181.

The average price for round trip flights from Miami to San Francisco is $369.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Orlando to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $228
Ft Lauderdale to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $316
West Palm Beach to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $324
Ft Myers to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, Sun Country, United $374
Melbourne to San Francisco American $417
Nassau to San Francisco Silver, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Bahamasair, Virgin America $500
Key West to San Francisco American, JetBlue, United Check Dates
Sarasota - Bradenton to San Francisco American, United $464
Freeport to San Francisco Silver, American, JetBlue, United, Bahamasair Check Dates
Orlando to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $296
Ft Lauderdale to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $353
Miami to Oakland American, Alaska, Frontier, United $502
Ft Myers to Oakland American, United $429
West Palm Beach to Oakland American, United $555
Miami to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Sun Country, United $214
Melbourne to Oakland American $603
Ft Lauderdale to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $316
Sarasota - Bradenton to Oakland American, United $789
Orlando to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $197
Miami to San Jose American, Alaska, United $409
Ft Lauderdale to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $166
Nassau to Oakland Silver, American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Bahamasair, Virgin America Check Dates
Orlando to San Jose American, Alaska, United $360
Key West to Oakland American, United Check Dates
Orlando to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $230
Orlando to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $412
Miami to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $166
Miami to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $387
Ft Lauderdale to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $368
Sarasota - Bradenton to San Jose United $1,029

Airlines Flying from Miami to San Francisco (MIA to SFO) Number of flights searched: 131Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:23 AM

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

Miami to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LAX X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Miami to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Miami to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Miami to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Miami and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Miami to San Francisco is 2580 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Miami to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 26 direct flights from Miami to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Miami to San Francisco?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Miami and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Miami to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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