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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage, AK, United States - SFO to ANC Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:49 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Anchorage Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:49 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $375
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $474
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $375

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO to ANC)?

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 $385.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO to ANC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Francisco to Anchorage

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $641
7-14 days $827 $551
14-21 days $827 $537
21-30 days $827 $447
30-60 days $814 $405
60-90 days $814 $375
90+ days $827 $380

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Anchorage

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$380 $380 $375 $386 $386 $378 $406

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Anchorage

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 5/29/16 6/1/16 1 $1,000
June San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 6/23/16 6/28/16 1 $447
July San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 7/4/16 7/11/16 1 $405
August San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 8/24/16 8/31/16 1 $375
September San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 9/4/16 9/10/16 1 $380
October San Francisco Anchorage United 10/2/16 10/8/16 2 $490
November San Francisco Anchorage American 11/1/16 11/7/16 3 $461
December San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 12/29/16 1/2/17 2 $520

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

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 Francisco to Anchorage.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$827
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$827 $827
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$827
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$827
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$827

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO to ANC)

Your San Francisco to Anchorage 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 Francisco to Anchorage is $425.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $814.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Anchorage
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:35 19:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO to ANC)

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 $205.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $425.

San Francisco to Anchorage Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Anchorage?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Anchorage flight time is 4 hours and 43 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Anchorage?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Anchorage is 2013 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Anchorage?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Anchorage.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Anchorage?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Anchorage.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Anchorage?
Answer: Seattle, WA

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Anchorage (SFO to ANC) Number of flights searched: 76Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:49 AM

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

San Francisco to Anchorage
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA / JNU X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $324
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Fairbanks American, Alaska $469
San Francisco to KenaiCheck Dates
San Francisco to Seattle American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $107
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $141
San Francisco to HomerCheck Dates
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $163

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $954
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $861
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America, WestJet $237

Cheap Domestic Flights to Anchorage - ANC

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage, AK, United States, from $375 Round trip from SFO to ANC