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

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San Francisco to Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield. American & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Bakersfield flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SFOBFL
Wed 10/26
1 stop
BFLSFO
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$204
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United
SFOBFL
Thu 10/20
nonstop
BFLSFO
Sun 10/23
nonstop
$402
Select
United
SFOBFL
Fri 10/21
nonstop
BFLSFO
Sun 10/23
nonstop
$402
Select
United
SFOBFL
Wed 10/26
nonstop
BFLSFO
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$402
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Bakersfield, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $298.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield?

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 Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $467 $344
21-30 days $402 $204
30-60 days $443 $394
60-90 days $0 $0
90+ days $807 $361

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Bakersfield

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 Bakersfield is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$204 $345 $344

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Bakersfield 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 Bakersfield flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Francisco Bakersfield American 10/26/16 11/2/16 1 $204
November San Francisco Bakersfield American 11/3/16 11/4/16 1 $394
March San Francisco Bakersfield American 3/27/17 3/28/17 1 $361

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$345
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$345

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield

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 Bakersfield is $349.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield is $402.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 11:46 22:40

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

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 Bakersfield. 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 Bakersfield is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield is $303.

San Francisco to Bakersfield Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Bakersfield?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Bakersfield flight time is an hour and 12 minutes.
Question: How far is Bakersfield from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Bakersfield is 238 miles (383 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Bakersfield.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Bakersfield?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Bakersfield Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 AMNumber of routes searched: 41Number of itineraries searched: 5,722

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Bakersfield? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Bakersfield. 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 Bakersfield
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
United DEN
American PHX

San Francisco to Bakersfield Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Bakersfield. 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 Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $67
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank United $117
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana United $117
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach JetBlue, Hawaiian $97
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario United $117
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Barbara United $302
Flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Virgin America $204
Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $87
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