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Flights from San Francisco to Houston, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00

San Francisco to Houston Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Houston. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SFOHOU
Tue 10/25
nonstop
HOUSFO
Fri 10/28
nonstop
$147
Select
Frontier
SFOHOU
Wed 10/26
nonstop
HOUSFO
Fri 10/28
nonstop
$147
Select
American
SFOHOU
Sat 10/29
1 stop
HOUSFO
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$242
Select
American
SFOHOU
Wed 11/2
1 stop
HOUSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$242
Select
American
SFOHOU
Tue 11/8
1 stop
HOUSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$242
Select
United
SFOHOU
Tue 11/8
1 stop
HOUSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$272
Select
Alaska
SFOHOU
Thu 11/3
1 stop
HOUSFO
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$314
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Houston?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Houston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $201.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Houston?

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 Houston 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 Houston?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $272 $331
7-14 days $237 $305
14-21 days $237 $232
21-30 days $147 $215
30-60 days $369 $242
60-90 days $369 $320
90+ days $369 $264

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Houston

We've examined 26,224,294,390 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 Houston is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$222 $147 $147 $232 $232 $167 $257

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Houston 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 Houston flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Houston Frontier 9/30/16 10/3/16 1 $626
October San Francisco Houston Frontier 10/25/16 10/28/16 0 $147
November San Francisco Houston American 11/2/16 11/8/16 1 $242
December San Francisco Houston Frontier 12/4/16 12/11/16 1 $320
January San Francisco Houston American 1/19/17 1/22/17 1 $264
February San Francisco Houston American 2/14/17 2/16/17 1 $332
March San Francisco Houston United 3/29/17 4/4/17 0 $447
April San Francisco Houston American 4/1/17 4/8/17 1 $464

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Houston

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$272
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$272 $237
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$237 $212
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$212 $232
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$232 $320
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$320

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Houston

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 Houston is $416.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Houston is $403.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Houston - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:12 10:12
United 10 9 11 10 12 9 10 00:37 23:30

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

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 Houston. 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 Houston is $226.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Houston is $412.

San Francisco to Houston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Houston?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Houston flight time is 3 hours and 49 minutes.
Question: How far is Houston from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Houston is 1,632 miles (2,626 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Houston?
Answer: There are 77 direct flights from San Francisco to Houston.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 90% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Houston?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Houston Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00Number of routes searched: 192Number of itineraries searched: 729,100

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Houston? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Houston. 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 Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
United -
American PHX
American PIT
American DFW
American CLT
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta SLC
Delta CVG
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Frontier DEN
United ABQ
United ATL
United AUS
United BNA

San Francisco to Houston Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Houston. 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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