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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix - SFO to PHX

Popular flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $249
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $95
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $95
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $95
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 $95
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $106
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $94

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO to PHX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $99.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO to PHX)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $132 $150
7-14 days $94 $129
14-21 days $95 $129
21-30 days $109 $130
30-60 days $127 $160
60-90 days $106 $136
90+ days $109 $146

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Phoenix

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$103 $97 $94 $103 $108 $97 $95

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Phoenix

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Phoenix United 2/17/16 2/24/16 0 $94
March San Francisco Phoenix United 3/1/16 3/3/16 0 $103
April San Francisco Phoenix United 4/19/16 4/23/16 0 $106
May San Francisco Phoenix American 5/3/16 5/10/16 0 $109
June San Francisco Phoenix American 6/4/16 6/10/16 0 $158
July San Francisco Phoenix Frontier 7/6/16 7/13/16 0 $158
August San Francisco Phoenix Frontier 8/9/16 8/12/16 1 $331
September San Francisco Phoenix American 9/30/16 10/2/16 0 $360

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

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 Phoenix.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$232
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$232 $103
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$103 $100
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$100 $128
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$128 $138
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$138

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO to PHX)

Your San Francisco to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is $192.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $116.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Phoenix
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 06:00 20:11
Frontier 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 15:55 15:55
United 4 3 3 4 4 3 4 08:36 21:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO to PHX)

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 Phoenix. 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 Phoenix is $88.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $154.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Phoenix Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $263
Oakland to Phoenix Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit $130
San Jose to Phoenix United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $139
Fresno to Phoenix Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $288
Reno to Phoenix Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $284
San Luis Obispo to Phoenix$205
Monterey to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $228
Santa Rosa to Phoenix Alaska, Delta, American $328
Modesto to PhoenixCheck Dates
Chico to PhoenixCheck Dates
Redding to Phoenix United $388
San Francisco to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Virgin America $129
San Francisco to Las Vegas Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, JetBlue, AirTran, Virgin America $72
San Francisco to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $238
Oakland to Las Vegas Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, AirTran $79
Sacramento to Las Vegas Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, AirTran $164
San Jose to Las Vegas Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, Virgin America, AirTran $92
San Francisco to San Diego Delta, United, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Virgin America $132
San Jose to Los Angeles United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $131
Sacramento to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Hawaiian $146
San Francisco to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America $153
Oakland to Los Angeles Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit, Hawaiian $79
San Francisco to Tucson Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $240
San Francisco to Denver Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Frontier, AirTran $132
San Francisco to Grand Canyon$326
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Frontier, Virgin America $104
San Francisco to Atlanta Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Frontier, AirTran $208
Fresno to Las Vegas Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, American $267
Reno to Las Vegas United, Delta, US Airways, American $214
Reno to Los Angeles United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $157

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Phoenix (SFO to PHX)

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

San Francisco to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
Frontier - 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
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Phoenix, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

San Francisco to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Phoenix flight time is an hour and 59 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Phoenix?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Phoenix is 650 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 69 direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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