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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Washington, DC, United States - SFO to WAS Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:48 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Washington Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:48 AM

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $457
Oct 4, 2016 Oct 11, 2016 $457
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $353
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $399
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $399
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 19, 2016 Oct 25, 2016 $496
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $422
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 $422
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $422
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $364
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $382

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Washington (SFO to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $360.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Washington (SFO to WAS)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $675 $554
7-14 days $542 $496
14-21 days $481 $384
21-30 days $409 $364
30-60 days $409 $361
60-90 days $399 $353
90+ days $409 $360

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$360 $353 $360 $360 $361 $360 $361

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Francisco Washington American 6/30/16 7/20/16 2 $532
July San Francisco Washington American 7/20/16 7/27/16 1 $364
August San Francisco Washington American 8/30/16 9/7/16 1 $360
September San Francisco Washington American 9/13/16 9/14/16 1 $353
October San Francisco Washington American 10/1/16 10/3/16 1 $363
November San Francisco Washington American 11/3/16 11/7/16 1 $363
December San Francisco Washington United 12/7/16 12/18/16 0 $409
January San Francisco Washington United 1/6/17 1/9/17 0 $409

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

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 Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$675
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$675 $765
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$765 $572
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$572 $506
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$506 $491
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$491
TIPSave $87 by flying into Newark instead of Washington from San Francisco

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Washington (SFO to WAS)

Your San Francisco to Washington 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 Washington is $416.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Washington is $433.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 10 10 10 10 11 8 10 07:20 23:40
Virgin America 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:00 22:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Washington (SFO to WAS)

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 Washington. 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 Washington is $207.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Washington is $416.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $412
Sacramento to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $380
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $375
Fresno to Washington American, Alaska, United $384
Reno to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $407
Monterey to Washington American, Alaska, United $432
San Luis Obispo to Washington American, United $432
Santa Rosa to Washington American, Alaska $652
Modesto to WashingtonCheck Dates
Redding to Washington Alaska, United $618
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Chico to WashingtonCheck Dates
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $355
Sacramento to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $380
San Jose to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $375
Oakland to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $374
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $284
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $305
Fresno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $384
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $220
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $378
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $222
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $340
Reno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $406
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $284
Monterey to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $430
Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $418
San Luis Obispo to Baltimore American, United $432
San Jose to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $429
San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $362

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Washington (SFO to WAS) Number of flights searched: 309Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:48 AM

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

San Francisco to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier ORD X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America DAL X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Washington?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Washington flight time is 5 hours and 9 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Washington?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Washington is 2412 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Washington?
Answer: There are 96 direct flights from San Francisco to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Washington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Washington?
Answer: Denver, CO
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