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Cheap Flights from Seattle to San Francisco, CA, United States - SEA to SFO

Popular flights from Seattle to San Francisco

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 $131
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 $156
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $211
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 $131
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $137
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $137
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $137
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $137
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $137

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 $144.

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 $458 $453
7-14 days $173 $181
14-21 days $137 $171
21-30 days $131 $151
30-60 days $137 $155
60-90 days $157 $161
90+ days $179 $189

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
$137 $137 $137 $156 $156 $131 $156

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
February Seattle San Francisco Alaska 2/27/16 3/5/16 0 $173
March Seattle San Francisco Alaska 3/12/16 3/19/16 0 $131
April Seattle San Francisco Alaska 4/27/16 4/30/16 0 $157
May Seattle San Francisco American 5/8/16 5/12/16 0 $181
June Seattle San Francisco American 6/17/16 7/2/16 0 $181
July Seattle San Francisco American 7/13/16 7/13/16 0 $179
August Seattle San Francisco Alaska 8/7/16 8/10/16 0 $181
September Seattle San Francisco American 9/17/16 9/30/16 0 $181

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$398
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$398 $239
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$239 $137
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$137 $137
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$137 $137
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$137

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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 $176.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $143.

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 7 7 8 8 7 8 06:00 21:50
Delta 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 06:35 18:30
United 8 7 8 8 8 6 5 05:15 20:53
Virgin America 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 07:00 19:10

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 $81.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $157.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Vancouver to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, Virgin America, WestJet $192
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $133
Bellingham to San Francisco American, Alaska $217
Victoria to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $217
Pasco to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $185
Yakima to San Francisco American, Alaska $272
Abbotsford to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $395
Comox to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Wenatchee to San Francisco American, Alaska $254
Nanaimo to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $212
Penticton to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $287
Seattle to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $131
Portland to Oakland American, Alaska, United $137
Vancouver to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, WestJet $238
Seattle to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Bellingham to Oakland American, Alaska $217
Victoria to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $345
Portland to San Jose American, Alaska, United $136
Pasco to Oakland American, Alaska, United $230
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $86
Vancouver to San Jose American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $212
Wenatchee to Oakland American, Alaska $237
Seattle to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $131
Yakima to Oakland American, Alaska $216
Seattle to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $207
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Nanaimo to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $449
Portland to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $187
Portland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Vancouver to Los Angeles Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America, WestJet $152

Airlines Flying from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA to SFO)

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 PHX 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 9 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 165 direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 31% 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
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