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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Austin, TX, United States - SFO to AUS Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:41 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Austin Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:41 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $395
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $395
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $395
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $395
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $395
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $324
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $324
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $324
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $338
Sep 16, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $338
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $338
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $338
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $338
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $294
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $294
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $294
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $294
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $294
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $317
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $317
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $317
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $317
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $317
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $317
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $317
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $317
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $317

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Austin (SFO to AUS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Austin, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $313.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Austin (SFO to AUS)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $523 $420
7-14 days $383 $347
14-21 days $331 $339
21-30 days $331 $310
30-60 days $330 $310
60-90 days $331 $294
90+ days $317 $294

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Austin

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310 $294 $294 $330 $319 $310 $331

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Austin

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Austin United 5/30/16 6/6/16 1 $566
June San Francisco Austin JetBlue 6/25/16 6/28/16 1 $310
July San Francisco Austin JetBlue 7/13/16 7/19/16 1 $326
August San Francisco Austin JetBlue 8/16/16 8/20/16 1 $294
September San Francisco Austin United 9/7/16 9/14/16 0 $317
October San Francisco Austin JetBlue 10/29/16 11/2/16 1 $294
November San Francisco Austin United 11/3/16 11/8/16 0 $324
December San Francisco Austin JetBlue 12/1/16 12/4/16 1 $310

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

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 Austin.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$611
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$611 $435
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$435 $331
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$331 $331
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$331 $383
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$383
TIPSave $114 by flying into Dallas - Ft Worth instead of Austin from San Francisco

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Austin (SFO to AUS)

Your San Francisco to Austin 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 Austin is $365.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Austin is $331.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Austin
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 5 4 5 5 4 3 5 08:30 23:50
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 10:20 17:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Austin (SFO to AUS)

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 Austin. 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 Austin is $174.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Austin is $341.

San Francisco to Austin Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Austin?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Austin flight time is 3 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Austin?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Austin is 1501 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Austin?
Answer: There are 43 direct flights from San Francisco to Austin.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Austin?
Answer: United Airlines provides 69% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Austin.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Austin?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Austin (SFO to AUS) Number of flights searched: 178Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:41 AM

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

San Francisco to Austin
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue LGB X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Austin, 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 Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $187
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $226
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $332
San Francisco to San Antonio American, Alaska, Frontier, United $278
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $126
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $158

Cheap Domestic Flights to Austin - AUS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $294
San Jose to Austin American, Alaska, United $320
Sacramento to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $288
Fresno to Austin American, Alaska, United $326
Reno to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, Allegiant, United $308
San Luis Obispo to Austin American, United $392
Monterey to Austin American, Alaska, United $368
Modesto to AustinCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Austin American, Alaska $843
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $275
Oakland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137
San Jose to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $230
Fresno to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $397
Oakland to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $227
Sacramento to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $424
Sacramento to Houston American, Alaska, United $387
San Jose to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $412
San Jose to Houston American, Alaska, United $424
Oakland to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $416
Reno to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $388
Fresno to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $392
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Austin, TX, United States, from $294 Round trip from SFO to AUS