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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Austin, TX, United States - SFO to AUS

Popular flights from San Francisco to Austin

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 Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $354
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $354
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $354
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $354
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $300
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $300
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $338
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 $288
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $288
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $288
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $288
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $288
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 23, 2016 $312
May 18, 2016 May 23, 2016 $312
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 $312
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 $312
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $312
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $317
May 25, 2016 May 28, 2016 $317
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $317
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $317
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 11, 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 $299.

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 $724 $405
7-14 days $377 $323
14-21 days $321 $301
21-30 days $316 $301
30-60 days $316 $288
60-90 days $318 $302
90+ days $317 $288

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
$301 $288 $301 $300 $301 $302 $302

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 American 5/23/16 5/25/16 1 $301
June San Francisco Austin JetBlue 6/21/16 6/27/16 1 $288
July San Francisco Austin American 7/5/16 7/13/16 1 $302
August San Francisco Austin JetBlue 8/23/16 8/29/16 1 $288
September San Francisco Austin American 9/1/16 9/5/16 1 $301
October San Francisco Austin JetBlue 10/27/16 10/31/16 1 $288
November San Francisco Austin JetBlue 11/9/16 11/14/16 1 $288
December San Francisco Austin American 12/2/16 12/4/16 1 $301

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$724
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$724 $517
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$517 $373
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$373 $407
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$407 $373
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$373

TIPSave $164 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 $331.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Austin is $317.

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 4 4 5 3 4 08:14 23:35
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 $161.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Austin is $322.

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 31 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 40 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 67% 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)

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 DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta DTW 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 SNA 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 $107
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $272
San Francisco to San Antonio American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $258
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $177
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $119
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $66
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $136

Cheap Domestic Flights to Austin - AUS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $295
San Jose to Austin American, Alaska, United $316
Sacramento to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $282
Fresno to Austin American, Alaska, United $422
Reno to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, Allegiant, United $354
San Luis Obispo to Austin American, United $478
Monterey to Austin American, Alaska, United $364
Modesto to AustinCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Austin American, Alaska $493
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $285
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 $378
Oakland to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $196
Sacramento to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $405
Sacramento to Houston American, Alaska, United $328
San Jose to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $414
San Jose to Houston American, Alaska, United $421
Oakland to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $382
Reno to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $358
Fresno to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $446
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Austin, TX, United States, from $288 Round trip from SFO to AUS