Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.

Cheap Flights from Seattle to San Francisco, CA, United States - SEA to SFO Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:48 PM

Popular flights from Seattle to San Francisco Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:48 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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $154
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $173
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $154
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $154
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $154

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $159.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $244 $252
7-14 days $208 $229
14-21 days $178 $217
21-30 days $154 $165
30-60 days $154 $167
60-90 days $191 $200
90+ days $191 $199

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$162 $154 $154 $162 $162 $157 $159

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seattle to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seattle San Francisco Alaska 5/29/16 6/1/16 0 $329
June Seattle San Francisco Alaska 6/22/16 6/28/16 0 $154
July Seattle San Francisco Alaska 7/2/16 7/5/16 0 $157
August Seattle San Francisco American 8/5/16 8/13/16 0 $191
September Seattle San Francisco American 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 $191
October Seattle San Francisco American 10/3/16 10/12/16 0 $191
November Seattle San Francisco American 11/2/16 11/11/16 0 $195
December Seattle San Francisco American 12/2/16 12/4/16 0 $195

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

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 Seattle to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$329
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$329 $292
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$292 $212
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$212 $157
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$157 $157
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$157

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO)

Your Seattle to San Francisco 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 Seattle to San Francisco is $182.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $161.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seattle to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 06:10 20:45
Delta 9 10 10 11 9 8 8 06:00 20:35
United 9 9 9 9 9 6 7 05:05 19:17
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 3 4 07:05 19:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO)

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 Seattle to San Francisco. 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 Seattle to San Francisco is $83.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $161.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Vancouver to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $203
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $167
Bellingham to San Francisco American, Alaska $234
Victoria to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $221
Pasco to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $237
Yakima to San Francisco American, Alaska $276
Abbotsford to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $388
Comox to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $317
Wenatchee to San Francisco American, Alaska Check Dates
Nanaimo to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $262
Penticton to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $365
Seattle to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $178
Portland to Oakland American, Alaska, United $137
Vancouver to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $243
Seattle to San Jose American, Alaska, United $162
Bellingham to Oakland American, Alaska $234
Victoria to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Portland to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Pasco to Oakland American, Alaska, United $299
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $104
Vancouver to San Jose Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $198
Wenatchee to Oakland American, Alaska Check Dates
Seattle to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $149
Yakima to Oakland American, Alaska $349
Seattle to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $266
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $109
Nanaimo to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $407
Portland to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $201
Portland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Vancouver to Los Angeles Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $166

Airlines Flying from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO) Number of flights searched: 149Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:48 PM

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

Seattle to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Seattle to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Seattle to San Francisco flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Seattle and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to San Francisco is 677 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 200 direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 29% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
Seattle (SEA) To San Francisco, CA (SFO) Flights: Cheap Flights From Seattle To San Francisco | FareCompare.