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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seattle, WA, United States - SFO to SEA

Popular flights from San Francisco to Seattle

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $132
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $157
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $157
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $157
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 $157
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $157
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $133
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $133
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $133
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $133
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 $133
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $132

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 $140.

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 $411 $299
7-14 days $200 $212
14-21 days $158 $171
21-30 days $132 $151
30-60 days $133 $155
60-90 days $157 $161
90+ days $179 $187

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
$137 $132 $133 $157 $157 $133 $137

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
February San Francisco Seattle Alaska 2/27/16 3/8/16 0 $170
March San Francisco Seattle Alaska 3/8/16 3/15/16 0 $132
April San Francisco Seattle Alaska 4/19/16 4/20/16 0 $157
May San Francisco Seattle Alaska 5/28/16 5/30/16 0 $181
June San Francisco Seattle United 6/3/16 6/22/16 0 $181
July San Francisco Seattle Alaska 7/12/16 7/20/16 0 $182
August San Francisco Seattle American 8/29/16 9/4/16 0 $182
September San Francisco Seattle Alaska 9/2/16 9/6/16 0 $181

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$401
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$401 $209
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$209 $137
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$137 $133
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$133 $158
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$158

TIPSave $12 by flying into Bellingham instead of Seattle from San Francisco

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 $167.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $141.

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 7 7 8 8 7 8 06:45 20:30
Delta 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 07:55 17:40
United 8 7 8 8 8 6 6 06:00 22:48
Virgin America 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 08:25 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 $73.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Seattle is $141.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $132
San Jose to Seattle American, Alaska, United $132
Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, United $131
Fresno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $197
Reno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $190
Santa Rosa to Seattle American, Alaska $217
San Luis Obispo to Seattle American, United $351
Monterey to Seattle American, Alaska, United $259
Chico to SeattleCheck Dates
Redding to Seattle United $226
Modesto to SeattleCheck Dates
San Francisco to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America, WestJet $244
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $237
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
San Francisco to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, Virgin America, WestJet $247
San Francisco to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $217
Oakland to Portland American, Alaska, United $133
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $71
Sacramento to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $188
San Jose to Portland American, Alaska $137
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $133
San Jose to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $235
Sacramento to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $225
Oakland to Vancouver Boutique, American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, WestJet $242
Reno to Portland American, Alaska, United $198
Oakland to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $217
Fresno to Portland American, Alaska, United $187
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $201
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $132

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Seattle (SFO to SEA)

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 PHX 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 PHX 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 6 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 168 direct flights from San Francisco to Seattle.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seattle?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 31% 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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