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Flights from San Francisco to Columbus, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:34 AM

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San Francisco to Columbus Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:34 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Columbus. United & Frontier frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Columbus flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SFOCMH
Sat 11/19
1 stop
CMHSFO
Thu 11/24
1 stop
$342
Select
Frontier
SFOCMH
Wed 11/2
1 stop
CMHSFO
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$357
Select
American
SFOCMH
Tue 10/11
1 stop
CMHSFO
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$379
Select
American
SFOCMH
Tue 10/11
1 stop
CMHSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$379
Select
American
SFOCMH
Tue 10/18
1 stop
CMHSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$379
Select
Alaska
SFOCMH
Mon 10/24
2 stops
CMHSFO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
$467
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Columbus?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Columbus, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $389.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Columbus?

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 Columbus 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 Columbus?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $586
7-14 days $0 $427
14-21 days $0 $379
21-30 days $0 $362
30-60 days $0 $342
60-90 days $0 $405
90+ days $0 $402

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Columbus

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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 Columbus is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$402 $379 $357 $402 $372 $342 $468

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Columbus 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 Columbus flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Columbus United 9/30/16 10/7/16 2 $646
October San Francisco Columbus Frontier 10/19/16 10/25/16 1 $362
November San Francisco Columbus United 11/19/16 11/24/16 1 $342
December San Francisco Columbus United 12/15/16 12/20/16 1 $405
January San Francisco Columbus American 1/20/17 1/28/17 1 $402
February San Francisco Columbus American 2/16/17 2/21/17 1 $454
March San Francisco Columbus United 3/23/17 3/29/17 1 $474
May San Francisco Columbus American 5/24/17 5/31/17 1 $465

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Columbus

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Columbus. 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
$678
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$678 $510
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$510 $419
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$419 $402
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$402 $392
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$392

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Columbus

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 Columbus is $494.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Columbus is not available.

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

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 Columbus. 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 Columbus is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Columbus is $494.

San Francisco to Columbus 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 Columbus?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Columbus Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:34 AMNumber of routes searched: 201Number of itineraries searched: 98,683

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Columbus? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Columbus. 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 Columbus
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD
American DFW
American CLT
United IAH
United IAD
United EWR
American LAX
Delta MSP
Delta DTW
Delta ATL
Frontier DEN
Frontier LAS
American PHL

San Francisco to Columbus Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Columbus. 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 Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $309
Flights from San Francisco to Cleveland American, Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Cincinnati American, Delta, Frontier, United $247
Flights from San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Flights from San Francisco to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $308
Flights from San Francisco to Dayton American, Alaska, Delta, United $350
Flights from San Francisco to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $283
Flights from San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $218
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $324
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Akron - Canton American, Delta, United $391

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto American, Air Canada, AeroMexico, Alaska, Copa, Delta, United, WestJet $375

Cheap Domestic Flights to Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta, United $366
Flights from San Jose to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta, United $381
Flights from Oakland to Columbus American, Delta $381
Flights from Fresno to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta, United $381
Flights from Reno to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta, United $405
Flights from Monterey to Columbus American, United $802
Flights from Santa Rosa to ColumbusCheck Dates
Flights from Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit $186
Flights from Sacramento to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $264
Flights from San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $239
Flights from San Jose to New York Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $297
Flights from Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $297
Flights from Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $298
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, United $368
Flights from Sacramento to Dayton American, Alaska, Delta, United $381
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Columbus