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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seattle, WA, United States - SFO to SEA Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:44 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Seattle Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:44 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
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $156
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $175
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $157
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $157
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $157
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $157
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $157
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $157
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $157
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $157
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $157
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $157

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Seattle, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $160.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $298 $286
7-14 days $212 $210
14-21 days $157 $165
21-30 days $157 $165
30-60 days $156 $165
60-90 days $195 $203
90+ days $195 $199

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Seattle

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$162 $157 $157 $162 $162 $156 $162

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Seattle

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Seattle American 5/28/16 6/7/16 1 $286
June San Francisco Seattle Alaska 6/25/16 7/2/16 0 $156
July San Francisco Seattle Alaska 7/5/16 7/12/16 0 $176
August San Francisco Seattle American 8/1/16 8/3/16 0 $195
September San Francisco Seattle American 9/1/16 9/3/16 0 $195
October San Francisco Seattle American 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $195
November San Francisco Seattle American 11/1/16 11/5/16 0 $195
December San Francisco Seattle American 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 $195

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

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 Seattle.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$309
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$309 $298
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$298 $212
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$212 $157
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$157 $157
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$157

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA)

Your San Francisco to Seattle 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 Seattle is $183.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $161.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Seattle
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 06:25 20:35
Delta 8 8 8 8 8 6 8 06:45 19:35
United 9 9 9 9 9 6 8 06:10 23:05
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 07:05 20:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA)

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 Seattle. 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 Seattle is $82.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $161.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $162
San Jose to Seattle American, Alaska, United $157
Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, United $149
Fresno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $226
Reno to Seattle Alaska, United $232
Santa Rosa to Seattle Alaska $262
San Luis Obispo to Seattle American, United $363
Monterey to Seattle American, Alaska, United $309
Chico to SeattleCheck Dates
Redding to Seattle Alaska, United $238
Modesto to SeattleCheck Dates
San Francisco to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America, WestJet $231
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $152
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $331
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $126
San Francisco to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, Virgin America, WestJet $226
San Francisco to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $232
Oakland to Portland American, Alaska, United $137
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
Sacramento to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $201
San Jose to Portland American, Alaska $147
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $192
San Jose to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $231
Sacramento to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $251
Oakland to Vancouver Boutique, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $260
Reno to Portland American, Alaska, United $217
Oakland to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $232
Fresno to Portland American, Alaska, United $177
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $158

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA) Number of flights searched: 161Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:44 AM

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

San Francisco to Seattle
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest SAN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to Seattle Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Seattle flight time is 2 hours and 4 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Seattle?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Seattle is 677 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: There are 201 direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: United Airlines provides 29% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Seattle.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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