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Cheap Flights from Nashville to San Francisco, CA, United States - BNA to SFO Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:48 PM

Popular flights from Nashville to San Francisco Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:48 PM

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
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $558
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $558
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $558
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $558
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $558
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $427
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $244
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $244
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $581
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $413
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $413
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $413
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $413
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $413

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nashville to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $338.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $910 $624
7-14 days $635 $517
14-21 days $523 $421
21-30 days $423 $421
30-60 days $413 $379
60-90 days $413 $244
90+ days $413 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nashville to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$413 $244 $261 $261 $394 $379 $413

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Nashville to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Nashville San Francisco United 6/21/16 6/28/16 1 $421
July Nashville San Francisco Frontier 7/16/16 7/19/16 1 $379
August Nashville San Francisco Frontier 8/23/16 8/27/16 1 $244
September Nashville San Francisco Frontier 9/17/16 9/24/16 1 $244
October Nashville San Francisco United 10/7/16 10/11/16 0 $413
November Nashville San Francisco United 11/15/16 11/22/16 0 $433
December Nashville San Francisco United 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 $413
January Nashville San Francisco United 1/12/17 1/27/17 0 $470

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$910
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$910 $737
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$737 $593
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$593 $603
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$603 $483
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$483
TIPSave $58 by flying into San Jose instead of San Francisco from Nashville

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA to SFO)

Your Nashville 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 Nashville to San Francisco is $455.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nashville to San Francisco is $413.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Nashville to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:45 16:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA 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 Nashville 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 Nashville to San Francisco is $223.

The average price for round trip flights from Nashville to San Francisco is $454.

Nashville to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nashville to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Nashville to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Nashville and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Nashville to San Francisco is 1964 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nashville to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Nashville to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nashville to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Nashville and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nashville to San Francisco?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Nashville to San Francisco (BNA to SFO) Number of flights searched: 246Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:48 PM

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

Nashville to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Nashville 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 Nashville - BNA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nashville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $438
Nashville to San Jose American, Alaska, United $420
Nashville to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Nashville to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $372
Nashville to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Memphis to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $240
Knoxville to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, United $304
Louisville to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $371
Birmingham to San Francisco American, United $400
Huntsville to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $398
Lexington to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $423
Chattanooga to San Francisco American, United $387
Evansville to San Francisco American, United $404
Tupelo to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Memphis to Oakland American, Alaska, United $510
Louisville to Oakland American, Alaska, United $467
Birmingham to Oakland American $504
Lexington to Oakland American, Alaska, United $1,206
Memphis to San Jose American, Alaska, United $393
Louisville to San Jose American, Alaska, United $392
Birmingham to San Jose American, United $402
Huntsville to San Jose American, Alaska, United $545
Lexington to San Jose American, Alaska, United $464
Knoxville to San Jose American, Alaska, United $466
Memphis to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $218
Evansville to San Jose American, United Check Dates
Chattanooga to San Jose American, United $419
Memphis to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $392
Birmingham to Sacramento American, United $376
Louisville to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $481
Cheap Flights from Nashville to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $244 Round trip from BNA to SFO