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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver, BC, Canada - SFO to YVR

Popular flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $236
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $246
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $246
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $246
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 26, 2016 May 10, 2016 $307
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 11, 2016 $244
May 4, 2016 May 10, 2016 $244
May 4, 2016 May 11, 2016 $244
May 4, 2016 May 17, 2016 $244
May 10, 2016 May 24, 2016 $244
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $318
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $245
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $245

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 $258.

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 $561 $400
7-14 days $388 $248
14-21 days $388 $253
21-30 days $386 $246
30-60 days $367 $260
60-90 days $244 $247
90+ days $236 $245

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
$258 $244 $244 $260 $267 $246 $287

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
February San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 2/23/16 3/5/16 1 $248
March San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 3/8/16 3/16/16 1 $246
April San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 4/26/16 5/10/16 1 $247
May San Francisco Vancouver United 5/3/16 5/11/16 0 $244
June San Francisco Vancouver Air Canada 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $236
July San Francisco Vancouver WestJet 7/13/16 7/20/16 1 $310
August San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 8/17/16 8/26/16 2 $264
September San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 9/22/16 9/28/16 1 $300

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$756
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$756 $393
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$393 $388
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$388 $389
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$389 $367
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$367

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 $280.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $248.

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 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 06:10 17:00
United 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 06:44 21:25

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 $126.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $260.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $237
Sacramento to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $231
Oakland to Vancouver Boutique, American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, WestJet $239
Reno to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $303
Fresno to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $251
Santa Rosa to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $473
San Luis Obispo to Vancouver American, United, WestJet $409
Monterey to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, United $310
Redding to Vancouver PenAir, United Check Dates
Chico to VancouverCheck Dates
Modesto to VancouverCheck Dates
San Francisco to Seattle American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $131
San Francisco to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, Virgin America, WestJet $246
San Francisco to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $223
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $235
Oakland to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $131
San Jose to Seattle American, Alaska, United $131
Oakland to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $216
Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, United $126
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
Sacramento to Bellingham American, Alaska, Allegiant, United $216
Sacramento to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $345
San Jose to Bellingham American, Alaska, United $217
San Jose to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $333
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
Oakland to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $417
Fresno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $197
Reno to Seattle American, Alaska, United $182
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $63
San Francisco to Nanaimo American, Air Canada, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $395

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Vancouver (SFO to YVR)

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 LAX 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 SEA X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - 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 23 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 49 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 59% 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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