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Flights from San Francisco to Washington, United States

San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Last modified: Jul 20, 2017 3:11 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 26,380,317,423 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Washington, District of Columbia. United & American frequently offer the best deals to Washington, District of Columbia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SFOWAS
Wed 8/30
1 stop
WASSFO
Wed 9/6
1 stop
$280
American
SFOWAS
Wed 9/13
1 stop
WASSFO
Mon 9/18
1 stop
$283
Virgin America
SFOWAS
Wed 9/13
1 stop
WASSFO
Mon 9/18
1 stop
$289
Alaska
SFOWAS
Tue 8/22
1 stop
WASSFO
Fri 8/25
1 stop
$294
Frontier
SFOWAS
Wed 9/13
1 stop
WASSFO
Mon 9/18
1 stop
$318
Sun Country
SFOWAS
Tue 8/29
1 stop
WASSFO
Tue 9/12
1 stop
$318

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $285.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia 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 Washington, District of Columbia? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $755 $490
7-14 days $520 $285
14-21 days $457 $350
21-30 days $392 $285
30-60 days $327 $280
60-90 days $327 $283
90+ days $327 $283

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 26,391,098,816 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 Washington, District of Columbia is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$283$283$280$283$286$285$294

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Washington, District of Columbia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia United 7/31/17 8/2/17 1 $390
August San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia United 8/30/17 9/6/17 1 $280
September San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia American 9/13/17 9/16/17 1 $283
October San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia American 10/4/17 10/7/17 1 $283
November San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia Virgin America 11/3/17 11/6/17 1 $318
December San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia United 12/2/17 12/5/17 0 $327
January San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia United 1/17/18 1/27/18 2 $381
February San Francisco Washington, District of Columbia United 2/14/18 2/18/18 1 $399

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$404
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$404 $394
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$394 $315
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$315 $356
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$356 $294
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$294

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Washington, District of Columbia is $391.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia is $450.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 07:30 23:43
Virgin America 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:00 22:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, District of Columbia. 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, District of Columbia is $249.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia is $370.

San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia flight time is 5 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is Washington, District of Columbia from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia is 2,412 miles (3,881 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: There are 96 direct flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: United Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Washington, District of Columbia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Washington, District of Columbia Last modified: Jul 20, 2017 3:11 -04:00Number of routes searched: 555Number of itineraries searched: 613,284

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Washington, District of Columbia. 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 Washington, District of Columbia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alaska -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American ORD
American PHL
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Copa PTY
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Frontier DEN
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United LAS
Virgin America DAL
Virgin America LAX

San Francisco to Washington, District of Columbia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Washington, District of Columbia. 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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