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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver, BC, Canada - SFO to YVR Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Vancouver Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

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.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $237
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $237
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $237
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $237
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $237
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $295
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $246
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $237
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $237
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $237
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $237
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $237
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 $558
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 $282

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Vancouver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $253.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $396 $363
7-14 days $237 $246
14-21 days $237 $267
21-30 days $237 $260
30-60 days $237 $267
60-90 days $312 $270
90+ days $237 $251

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Vancouver

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$259 $237 $237 $259 $259 $259 $255

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Vancouver

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 5/30/16 6/1/16 1 $363
June San Francisco Vancouver Air Canada 6/7/16 6/8/16 0 $237
July San Francisco Vancouver Air Canada 7/5/16 7/12/16 0 $237
August San Francisco Vancouver United 8/30/16 9/6/16 1 $257
September San Francisco Vancouver United 9/6/16 9/13/16 0 $237
October San Francisco Vancouver United 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $237
November San Francisco Vancouver United 11/1/16 11/15/16 0 $237
December San Francisco Vancouver United 12/7/16 12/12/16 0 $274

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

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 Vancouver.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$259
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$259 $263
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$263 $259
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$259 $259
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$259 $284
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$284

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR)

Your San Francisco to Vancouver 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 Vancouver is $283.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $305.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Vancouver
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:15 20:00
United 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 06:10 21:15
WestJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:00 08:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR)

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 Vancouver. 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 Vancouver is $114.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $262.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $231
Sacramento to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $275
Oakland to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $285
Reno to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $322
Fresno to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $304
Santa Rosa to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United $492
San Luis Obispo to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $500
Monterey to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $281
Redding to Vancouver Alaska, PenAir, United $527
Chico to VancouverCheck Dates
Modesto to VancouverCheck Dates
San Francisco to Seattle American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $154
San Francisco to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, Virgin America, WestJet $226
San Francisco to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $232
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
Oakland to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $162
San Jose to Seattle American, Alaska, United $157
Oakland to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $228
Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, United $149
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
Sacramento to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $256
Sacramento to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $204
San Jose to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $232
San Jose to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $293
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $163
Oakland to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $410
Fresno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $224
Reno to Seattle Alaska, United $232
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Nanaimo American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $310

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR) Number of flights searched: 112Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

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

San Francisco to Vancouver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Air Canada - X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
WestJet - X X X X X X X
WestJet YYC X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to Vancouver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Vancouver flight time is 2 hours and 18 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Vancouver?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Vancouver is 799 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: There are 71 direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Vancouver.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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