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Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver, Canada Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

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San Francisco to Vancouver Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Vancouver. Air Canada & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Vancouver flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air Canada
SFOYVR
Tue 10/4
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/5
nonstop
$237
Select
Air Canada
SFOYVR
Tue 10/4
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$237
Select
Air Canada
SFOYVR
Wed 10/12
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$237
Select
United
SFOYVR
Tue 10/4
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/5
nonstop
$237
Select
United
SFOYVR
Wed 10/12
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$237
Select
WestJet
SFOYVR
Wed 10/12
nonstop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$237
Select
Alaska
SFOYVR
Mon 10/3
1 stop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$244
Select
Alaska
SFOYVR
Sat 10/8
1 stop
YVRSFO
Tue 10/11
1 stop
$244
Select
Alaska
SFOYVR
Wed 10/12
1 stop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$244
Select
Alaska
SFOYVR
Sat 10/15
1 stop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$244
Select
American
SFOYVR
Tue 10/4
1 stop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/5
1 stop
$246
Select
American
SFOYVR
Wed 10/12
1 stop
YVRSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$246
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?

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 $246.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?

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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $259 $263
7-14 days $237 $244
14-21 days $237 $241
21-30 days $254 $249
30-60 days $451 $251
60-90 days $451 $253
90+ days $426 $251

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Vancouver

We've examined 23,636,053,052 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 Vancouver is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$244 $237 $237 $251 $253 $244 $255

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Vancouver by Month

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 Vancouver flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Vancouver Air Canada 9/29/16 10/4/16 0 $345
October San Francisco Vancouver Air Canada 10/4/16 10/5/16 0 $237
November San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 11/3/16 11/5/16 1 $251
December San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 12/9/16 12/11/16 2 $253
January San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 1/9/17 1/12/17 1 $251
February San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 2/3/17 2/6/17 1 $281
March San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 3/5/17 3/9/17 1 $284
April San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 4/20/17 4/24/17 1 $284

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$259
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$259 $244
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$244 $254
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$254 $253
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$253 $255
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$255

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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 Vancouver is $271.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $294.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:15 20:05
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 06:25 21:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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 $262.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $256.

San Francisco to Vancouver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Vancouver flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Vancouver from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Vancouver is 799 miles (1,285 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: There are 54 direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: Air Canada provides 51% 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: Seattle, WA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Vancouver Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AMNumber of routes searched: 125Number of itineraries searched: 543,647

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Vancouver? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Vancouver. 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 Vancouver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada -
American LAX
Air Canada YYC
Air Canada YYJ
Delta MSP
Alaska SEA
American PHX
Alaska PDX
Delta SLC
American DEN
United ORD
United PSP
American DFW
Delta DTW
Delta LAS

San Francisco to Vancouver Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Vancouver. 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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Flights from Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
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Flights from Sacramento to Victoria American, Alaska, Delta, United $251
Flights from San Jose to Bellingham American, Alaska, Delta $223
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Flights from San Francisco to Portland Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $156
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Flights from Fresno to Seattle Alaska, Delta, United $247
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