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Flights from San Francisco to Seattle, United States Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:50 -05:00

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San Francisco to Seattle Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:50 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,606,896,885 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Seattle. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Seattle flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOSEA
Wed 1/4
nonstop
SEASFO
Tue 1/10
nonstop
$184
United
SFOSEA
Wed 1/4
nonstop
SEASFO
Tue 1/10
nonstop
$184
Virgin America
SFOSEA
Wed 1/4
nonstop
SEASFO
Tue 1/10
nonstop
$184
JetBlue
SFOSEA
Wed 3/1
1 stop
SEASFO
Sat 3/4
1 stop
$185
American
SFOSEA
Wed 1/4
nonstop
SEASFO
Mon 1/9
nonstop
$187
Hawaiian
SFOSEA
Sat 3/4
1 stop
SEASFO
Fri 3/10
1 stop
$725

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Seattle? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $186.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seattle?

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 Seattle 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 Seattle? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $304 $274
7-14 days $251 $248
14-21 days $240 $256
21-30 days $184 $188
30-60 days $184 $185
60-90 days $184 $185
90+ days $187 $182

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Seattle Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,615,420,584 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 Seattle is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$189 $184 $184 $187 $187 $184 $187

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Seattle by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Seattle flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December San Francisco Seattle United 12/28/16 1/6/17 0 $240
January San Francisco Seattle Alaska 1/4/17 1/10/17 0 $184
February San Francisco Seattle Alaska 2/1/17 2/4/17 0 $184
March San Francisco Seattle JetBlue 3/1/17 3/4/17 1 $185
April San Francisco Seattle JetBlue 4/26/17 5/2/17 1 $182
May San Francisco Seattle JetBlue 5/2/17 5/5/17 1 $188
June San Francisco Seattle United 6/5/17 6/12/17 0 $189
July San Francisco Seattle American 7/6/17 7/20/17 0 $189

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Seattle Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Seattle. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$331
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$331 $268
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$268 $260
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$260 $187
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$187 $187
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$187

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Seattle Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Seattle is $202.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $194.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Seattle - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 8 7 7 8 8 7 8 05:50 21:00
Delta 6 6 6 6 6 3 4 06:15 18:00
United 9 9 7 8 7 4 6 06:00 22:55
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 07:00 20:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Seattle Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $177.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $192.

San Francisco to Seattle Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Seattle flight time is 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How far is Seattle from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Seattle is 677 miles (1,089 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: There are 165 direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 32% 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

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Seattle Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:50 -05:00Number of routes searched: 145Number of itineraries searched: 1,709,642

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Seattle? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Seattle. 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 Seattle
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Delta -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American DFW
American JFK
American LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska DFW
Alaska LAX
Alaska ORD
JetBlue LGB
Delta LAX
Delta SLC
Delta DTW
Delta LAS
Frontier DEN
Hawaiian HNL
Hawaiian OGG
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
Virgin America LAX

San Francisco to Seattle Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Seattle. 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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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seattle