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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham, NC, United States - SFO to RDU Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

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 7, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 $795
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $413
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $413
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $413
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $413
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $413
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $383
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $383
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 $383
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $513
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $513
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 $513
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $407

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 $408.

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 $679 $467
7-14 days $586 $437
14-21 days $566 $427
21-30 days $531 $414
30-60 days $531 $410
60-90 days $531 $388
90+ days $531 $383

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
$411 $410 $411 $411 $410 $388 $410

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 5/31/16 6/13/16 2 $584
June San Francisco Raleigh - Durham American 6/21/16 6/28/16 1 $414
July San Francisco Raleigh - Durham United 7/19/16 7/26/16 1 $410
August San Francisco Raleigh - Durham Frontier 8/27/16 8/30/16 1 $388
September San Francisco Raleigh - Durham Frontier 9/4/16 9/7/16 1 $383
October San Francisco Raleigh - Durham Frontier 10/19/16 10/26/16 1 $388
November San Francisco Raleigh - Durham United 11/25/16 12/2/16 1 $407
December San Francisco Raleigh - Durham United 12/24/16 1/1/17 1 $414

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,125
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,125 $694
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$694 $586
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$586 $571
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$571 $573
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$573

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 $519.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham is $531.

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 2 08:52 21:43

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 $232.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham is $519.

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 14 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) Number of flights searched: 225Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

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 CLT X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta MSP 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 ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN 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 $344
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $294
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
San Francisco to Greensboro - High Point American, Alaska, Frontier, United $424
San Francisco to Fayetteville American, Alaska, United $331
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $364
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $262
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $344
San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $228
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208

Cheap Domestic Flights to Raleigh - Durham - RDU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $384
San Jose to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $412
Oakland to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $420
Fresno to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, United $480
Reno to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $310
Santa Rosa to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska Check Dates
Monterey to Raleigh - Durham American, Alaska, United Check Dates
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $324
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $369
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $199
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $320
Sacramento to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $412
Oakland to Atlanta American, Alaska, Allegiant, Spirit, United $324
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $410
San Jose to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $422
Sacramento to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $394
Oakland to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $459
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $338
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Durham, NC, United States, from $383 Round trip from SFO to RDU