FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from San Diego to San Francisco, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from San Diego to San Francisco so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.
Cheap Flights from San Diego to San Francisco - SAN to SFO
Cheap flights from San Diego 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.
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 $147.
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.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||One Stop|
|< 7 days||$364||$243|
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.
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|
|November||San Diego||San Francisco||American||11/28/15||12/9/15||1||$243|
|December||San Diego||San Francisco||United||12/12/15||12/16/15||0||$151|
|January||San Diego||San Francisco||Virgin America||1/9/16||1/13/16||0||$117|
|February||San Diego||San Francisco||Virgin America||2/3/16||2/10/16||0||$150|
|March||San Diego||San Francisco||Virgin America||3/16/16||3/16/16||0||$148|
|April||San Diego||San Francisco||Virgin America||4/30/16||5/7/16||0||$156|
|May||San Diego||San Francisco||United||5/11/16||5/21/16||0||$151|
|June||San Diego||San Francisco||Virgin America||6/2/16||6/6/16||0||$243|
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
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 $207.
The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $134.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Diego to San Francisco.
|Carrier||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Earliest Flight||Latest Flight|
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 $100.
The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $176.
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|Los Angeles to San Francisco||Alaska, US Airways, United, American, Virgin America||$93|
|Santa Ana to San Francisco||United||$135|
|Long Beach to San Francisco||United, American, US Airways, JetBlue||$111|
|Palm Springs to San Francisco||United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America||$154|
|Burbank to San Francisco||United||$170|
|Ontario to San Francisco||United||$94|
|Santa Barbara to San Francisco||United||$234|
|Palomar to San Francisco||Check Dates|
|Yuma to San Francisco||US Airways, American||$299|
|Los Angeles to Oakland||United, American, Spirit, Boutique||$86|
|Tijuana to San Francisco||Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Virgin America, AeroMexico||$598|
|San Diego to Oakland||Alaska, American, Spirit||$175|
|Los Angeles to San Jose||United, Alaska, US Airways, American||$97|
|Los Angeles to Las Vegas||US Airways, United, American, Spirit, Virgin America||$77|
|Long Beach to Oakland||JetBlue||$87|
|Santa Ana to Oakland||$363|
|Burbank to Oakland||United||Check Dates|
|Ontario to Oakland||United||$558|
|Palm Springs to Oakland||US Airways, American||$511|
|Santa Barbara to Oakland||United||Check Dates|
|Los Angeles to Sacramento||Alaska, United, US Airways, American||$117|
|Palomar to Oakland||Check Dates|
|Los Angeles to Santa Rosa||Alaska, American||$177|
|Los Angeles to New York||Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America||$234|
|San Diego to San Jose||Alaska, United, US Airways, American||$159|
|Los Angeles to Chicago||Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Spirit, Virgin America||$81|
|Santa Ana to San Jose||United||$322|
|Los Angeles to Monterey||United, Alaska||$117|
|Yuma to Oakland||US Airways, American||$486|
|Los Angeles to Phoenix||Alaska, US Airways, United, American||$114|
Airlines Flying from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN to SFO)
Below are the different airlines that fly from San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco.
San Diego to San Francisco Flight Questions
Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route: