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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco, CA, United States - PHX to SFO Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:33 AM

Popular flights from Phoenix to San Francisco Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:33 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
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $329
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 $149
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $149
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 $149
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $149
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $149
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $138
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $138
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $138
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $138
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $138
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $143
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $143

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Phoenix to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $171.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $228 $236
7-14 days $197 $205
14-21 days $143 $190
21-30 days $159 $201
30-60 days $148 $201
60-90 days $138 $206
90+ days $138 $225

Cheapest Day To Fly from Phoenix to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$147 $143 $138 $242 $147 $138 $241

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Phoenix to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Phoenix San Francisco American 5/27/16 5/30/16 0 $228
June Phoenix San Francisco United 6/14/16 6/22/16 0 $143
July Phoenix San Francisco American 7/15/16 7/18/16 0 $149
August Phoenix San Francisco Frontier 8/17/16 8/20/16 0 $138
September Phoenix San Francisco Frontier 9/3/16 9/7/16 0 $138
October Phoenix San Francisco Frontier 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $138
November Phoenix San Francisco United 11/2/16 11/5/16 0 $285
December Phoenix San Francisco United 12/9/16 12/14/16 0 $285

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$267
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$267 $147
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$147 $218
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$218 $179
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$179 $189
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$189

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX to SFO)

Your Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Francisco is $255.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to San Francisco is $194.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Phoenix to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 07:44 22:59
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 07:07 19:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Francisco is $93.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to San Francisco is $193.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $325
Grand Canyon to San Francisco American, Alaska $390
Yuma to San Francisco American, Alaska $226
Prescott to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Mexicali to San Francisco American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $654
Phoenix to Oakland American, Alaska, United $137
Tucson to Oakland American, Alaska, United $351
Phoenix to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Phoenix to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Phoenix to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $265
Yuma to Oakland American, Alaska $382
Phoenix to Las Vegas American, United $137
Grand Canyon to Oakland American, Alaska Check Dates
Tucson to San Jose American, Alaska, United $336
Mexicali to Oakland American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United Check Dates
Phoenix to Monterey American, Alaska, United $239
Phoenix to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $390
Phoenix to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, United $172
Phoenix to Fresno American, Alaska, United $301
Phoenix to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Yuma to San Jose American, Alaska $740
Phoenix to San Diego American, Alaska, United $199
Phoenix to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $168
Tucson to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $340
Phoenix to Reno American, Alaska, United $247
Tucson to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $143
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Phoenix to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $249
Phoenix to Portland American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Grand Canyon to San Jose American, Alaska $437

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX to SFO) Number of flights searched: 129Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:33 AM

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

Phoenix 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
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest SAN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Phoenix to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Phoenix to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Phoenix to San Francisco flight time is 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Phoenix and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Phoenix to San Francisco is 650 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Phoenix to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 67 direct flights from Phoenix to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Phoenix to San Francisco?
Answer: American Airlines provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Phoenix to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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