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Cheap Flights from San Diego to San Francisco, CA, United States - SAN to SFO Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 7:38 PM

Popular flights from San Diego to San Francisco Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 7:38 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
SANSFO
Tue 8/2
nonstop
SFOSAN
Sat 8/6
nonstop
$147
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Alaska
SANSFO
Sat 8/13
nonstop
SFOSAN
Tue 8/16
nonstop
$147
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Alaska
SANSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
SFOSAN
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$147
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Virgin America
SANSFO
Tue 7/19
nonstop
SFOSAN
Sat 7/23
nonstop
$147
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Virgin America
SANSFO
Wed 7/20
nonstop
SFOSAN
Sat 7/23
nonstop
$147
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Virgin America
SANSFO
Tue 7/26
nonstop
SFOSAN
Wed 8/3
nonstop
$147
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Virgin America
SANSFO
Wed 7/27
nonstop
SFOSAN
Wed 7/27
nonstop
$147
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Virgin America
SANSFO
Sat 7/30
nonstop
SFOSAN
Tue 8/2
nonstop
$147
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United
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SFOSAN
Thu 8/25
nonstop
$151
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United
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SFOSAN
Sat 8/27
nonstop
$151
Select
United
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SFOSAN
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$151
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United
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SFOSAN
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$151
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United
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
nonstop
SFOSAN
Wed 9/7
nonstop
$151
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American
SANSFO
Sat 10/8
1 stop
SFOSAN
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$163
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $155.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $168 $390
7-14 days $243 $285
14-21 days $147 $245
21-30 days $147 $219
30-60 days $147 $192
60-90 days $147 $168
90+ days $147 $163

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$151 $147 $147 $149 $188 $147 $151

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Diego San Francisco Virgin America 7/19/16 7/23/16 0 $147
August San Diego San Francisco Alaska 8/2/16 8/6/16 0 $147
September San Diego San Francisco Virgin America 9/3/16 9/6/16 0 $147
October San Diego San Francisco Alaska 10/26/16 10/29/16 0 $147
November San Diego San Francisco Virgin America 11/5/16 11/9/16 0 $147
December San Diego San Francisco United 12/6/16 12/10/16 0 $151
January San Diego San Francisco United 1/4/17 1/10/17 0 $244
February San Diego San Francisco United 2/3/17 2/18/17 0 $259

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$378
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$378 $225
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$225 $198
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$198 $147
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$147 $147
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$147

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN to SFO)

Your San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco is $211.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $148.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 06:15 19:40
Virgin America 6 5 5 5 6 5 5 07:00 19:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN 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 San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco is $76.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $153.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
Santa Ana to San Francisco Alaska, JetBlue, United $135
Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, United $85
Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Burbank to San Francisco United $135
Ontario to San Francisco United $135
Santa Barbara to San Francisco United $294
Palomar to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Yuma to San Francisco American, Alaska $1,024
Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, Alaska, Spirit, United $80
Tijuana to San Francisco American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $503
San Diego to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $149
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $135
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $76
Long Beach to Oakland JetBlue, United $85
Santa Ana to Oakland United $324
Burbank to Oakland United $645
Ontario to Oakland United $574
Palm Springs to Oakland American, Alaska, United $278
Santa Barbara to Oakland United $428
Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $136
Palomar to OaklandCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa Alaska $202
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $263
San Diego to San Jose American, Alaska, United $147
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Santa Ana to San Jose Alaska, United $135
Los Angeles to Monterey American, Alaska, United $157
Yuma to Oakland American, Alaska Check Dates
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77

Airports for Your Route

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

San Diego to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: The average San Diego to San Francisco flight time is an hour and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to San Francisco is 446 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 98 direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 62% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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