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Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage, United States Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 AM

San Francisco to Anchorage Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Anchorage. United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Anchorage flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SFOANC
Tue 12/20
nonstop
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Sun 12/25
nonstop
$323
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United
SFOANC
Wed 12/21
nonstop
ANCSFO
Sun 12/25
nonstop
$323
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United
SFOANC
Thu 12/22
nonstop
ANCSFO
Tue 12/27
nonstop
$323
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United
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Thu 12/22
nonstop
ANCSFO
Wed 12/28
nonstop
$323
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United
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Sat 12/24
nonstop
ANCSFO
Sun 1/1
nonstop
$323
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Anchorage?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Anchorage, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $333.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Anchorage based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Anchorage?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Anchorage.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $845
7-14 days $0 $512
14-21 days $0 $351
21-30 days $0 $346
30-60 days $0 $345
60-90 days $323 $351
90+ days $323 $346

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Anchorage

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Anchorage is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$323 $323 $323 $323 $343 $323 $371

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Anchorage by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Anchorage flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Anchorage United 9/29/16 10/4/16 2 $845
October San Francisco Anchorage United 10/22/16 10/26/16 2 $346
November San Francisco Anchorage United 11/1/16 11/2/16 1 $345
December San Francisco Anchorage United 12/20/16 12/25/16 0 $323
January San Francisco Anchorage United 1/19/17 1/24/17 2 $346
February San Francisco Anchorage United 2/3/17 2/7/17 2 $346
March San Francisco Anchorage United 3/27/17 4/3/17 1 $391
April San Francisco Anchorage United 4/29/17 5/6/17 1 $350

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Anchorage. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$845
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$845 $703
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$703 $507
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$507 $371
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$371

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Francisco to Anchorage is $351.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $323.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

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 Francisco to Anchorage. 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 Francisco to Anchorage is $471.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $323.

San Francisco to Anchorage Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Anchorage?
Answer: Seattle, WA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Anchorage Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AMNumber of routes searched: 73Number of itineraries searched: 53,595

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Anchorage? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Anchorage. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Anchorage
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX
United DEN
United -
Alaska ORD
Delta MSP
United IAH
American DFW
Alaska SEA
Delta SLC
Alaska PDX
Delta ATL

San Francisco to Anchorage Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Anchorage. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $112
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $67
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks Delta Check Dates
Flights from San Francisco to KenaiCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $171
Flights from San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $211
Flights from San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $147
Flights from San Francisco to HomerCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Portland Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $156

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $540
Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $461
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $740
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet $233
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage