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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham, NC, United States - SFO to RDU

Popular flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $488
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $425
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $507
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 7, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $424

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham (SFO to RDU)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $427.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham (SFO to RDU)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $946 $494
7-14 days $560 $456
14-21 days $557 $479
21-30 days $522 $427
30-60 days $522 $425
60-90 days $525 $425
90+ days $522 $424

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$428 $425 $425 $427 $428 $427 $427

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 5/28/16 6/4/16 1 $427
June San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 6/22/16 6/29/16 1 $425
July San Francisco Raleigh - Durham United 7/6/16 7/13/16 1 $425
August San Francisco Raleigh - Durham United 8/7/16 8/13/16 1 $424
September San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 9/29/16 10/8/16 1 $424
October San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 10/6/16 10/10/16 1 $427
November San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 11/3/16 11/6/16 1 $463
December San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 12/25/16 1/1/17 1 $427

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

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 Raleigh - Durham.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$775
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$775 $593
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$593 $542
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$542 $525
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$525 $525
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$525

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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham (SFO to RDU)

Your San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham is $480.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham is $525.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 09:18 21:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham (SFO to RDU)

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 Raleigh - Durham. 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 Raleigh - Durham is $231.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham is $480.

San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham flight time is 5 hours and 9 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Raleigh - Durham?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham is 2394 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Raleigh - Durham.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham (SFO to RDU)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham.

San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $276
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $183
San Francisco to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $294
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $296
San Francisco to Greensboro - High Point American, Alaska, Frontier, United $406
San Francisco to Fayetteville American, United $365
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $407
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $305
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $285
San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $356
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $106

Cheap Domestic Flights to Raleigh - Durham - RDU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $274
San Jose to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $302
Oakland to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $516
Fresno to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, United $490
Reno to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $292
Santa Rosa to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska Check Dates
Monterey to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, United $620
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $312
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $349
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $347
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $282
Sacramento to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $392
Oakland to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $324
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $426
San Jose to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $434
Sacramento to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $258
Oakland to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $358
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $308
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham, NC, United States, from $424 Round trip from SFO to RDU