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

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

United
SFOPHX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
PHXSFO
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$86
Select
American
SFOPHX
Tue 10/11
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$87
Select
American
SFOPHX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PHXSFO
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$87
Select
American
SFOPHX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$87
Select
American
SFOPHX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$87
Select
American
SFOPHX
Wed 10/19
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
SFOPHX
Sat 10/8
nonstop
PHXSFO
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
SFOPHX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
SFOPHX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PHXSFO
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
SFOPHX
Wed 10/19
nonstop
PHXSFO
Sat 10/22
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
SFOPHX
Wed 10/19
nonstop
PHXSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$87
Select
Alaska
SFOPHX
Wed 11/2
1 stop
PHXSFO
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$272
Select
JetBlue
SFOPHX
Sun 10/16
1 stop
PHXSFO
Mon 10/17
1 stop
$483
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Phoenix?

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 $100.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $147 $155
7-14 days $87 $124
14-21 days $87 $111
21-30 days $86 $103
30-60 days $87 $111
60-90 days $102 $103
90+ days $103 $111

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Phoenix

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 Phoenix is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$102 $86 $87 $117 $102 $87 $117

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Phoenix 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 Phoenix flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Phoenix American 9/30/16 10/5/16 0 $197
October San Francisco Phoenix United 10/25/16 11/1/16 0 $86
November San Francisco Phoenix Frontier 11/2/16 11/5/16 0 $87
December San Francisco Phoenix American 12/3/16 12/5/16 0 $102
January San Francisco Phoenix American 1/10/17 1/11/17 0 $103
February San Francisco Phoenix American 2/8/17 2/15/17 0 $103
March San Francisco Phoenix United 3/1/17 3/6/17 0 $143
April San Francisco Phoenix American 4/1/17 4/4/17 0 $243

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Phoenix. 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
$185
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$185 $157
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$157 $102
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$102 $92
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$92 $97
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$97

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

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 Phoenix is $217.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $176.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 05:55 15:45
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 16:15 16:15
United 5 5 5 5 5 7 5 07:03 19:26
Southwest 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 06:35 19:55

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

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 $73.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $180.

San Francisco to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Phoenix flight time is 2 hours and a minute.
Question: How far is Phoenix from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Phoenix is 650 miles (1,046 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 101 direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: United Airlines provides 35% 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

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Phoenix Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00Number of routes searched: 150Number of itineraries searched: 875,294

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Phoenix? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Phoenix. 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 Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Frontier -
United -
American PDX
American SEA
American DFW
American JFK
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska BOI
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Delta LAX
Delta SLC
Delta SEA
Frontier DEN
Hawaiian HNL
United DEN
United DFW
United IAH
United LAX

San Francisco to Phoenix Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Phoenix. 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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FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $181
Flights from Oakland to Phoenix American, JetBlue, Delta $127
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Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $79
Flights from Sacramento to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, United $152
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta $144
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta $116
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $151
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from San Francisco to Tucson American, Alaska, Delta, United $184
Flights from San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $127
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Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $227
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