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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to San Francisco - PHX to SFO

Popular flights from Phoenix to San Francisco

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $254
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $254
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 14, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $94
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 $106
Feb 26, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 $106
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $106
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 21, 2016 $101
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $101
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $101
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $101

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 $98.

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 $108 $148
7-14 days $94 $132
14-21 days $97 $132
21-30 days $101 $130
30-60 days $101 $130
60-90 days $106 $136
90+ days $109 $146

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
$108 $101 $97 $95 $97 $97 $94

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
February Phoenix San Francisco American 2/14/16 2/23/16 0 $94
March Phoenix San Francisco American 3/8/16 3/9/16 0 $101
April Phoenix San Francisco American 4/6/16 4/12/16 0 $103
May Phoenix San Francisco American 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 $109
June Phoenix San Francisco American 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $164
July Phoenix San Francisco Frontier 7/27/16 8/3/16 0 $158
August Phoenix San Francisco Frontier 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $158
September Phoenix San Francisco United 9/8/16 9/11/16 0 $361

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$149
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$149 $95
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$95 $101
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$101 $101
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$101 $128
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$128

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 $185.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to San Francisco is $105.

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 5 5 6 6 5 00:20 21:25
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:15 15:15
United 4 3 3 4 4 4 3 06:15 18:16

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 $88.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to San Francisco is $144.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to San Francisco Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $323
Grand Canyon to San Francisco$335
Yuma to San Francisco United, US Airways $336
Prescott to San Francisco United, Frontier Check Dates
Mexicali to San Francisco AeroMexico $635
Phoenix to Oakland Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit $130
Tucson to Oakland Alaska, Delta, US Airways $354
Phoenix to San Jose United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $138
Phoenix to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit $79
Phoenix to Sacramento Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $262
Yuma to Oakland US Airways Check Dates
Phoenix to Las Vegas United, Delta, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit $201
Grand Canyon to Oakland$444
Tucson to San Jose Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $276
Mexicali to OaklandCheck Dates
Phoenix to Monterey United, US Airways, American $233
Phoenix to Santa Rosa Alaska, Delta, American $369
Phoenix to Seattle Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier $259
Phoenix to Fresno Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $290
Phoenix to Denver Alaska, Delta, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $79
Yuma to San Jose United, US Airways $271
Phoenix to San Diego Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit $237
Phoenix to Chicago Alaska, Delta, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $106
Tucson to Sacramento Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $266
Phoenix to Reno Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $306
Tucson to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $114
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $79
Phoenix to New York United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier, AirTran $228
Phoenix to Portland United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $159
Grand Canyon to San JoseCheck Dates

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to San Francisco (PHX to SFO)

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
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN 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 LAX 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 8 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 70 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 54% 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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