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Cheap Flights from St Louis to San Francisco, CA, United States - STL to SFO Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:53 PM

Popular flights from St Louis to San Francisco Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:53 PM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $443
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $310
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $244
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $244
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $244
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $306

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from St Louis to San Francisco (STL to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from St Louis to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $306.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from St Louis to San Francisco (STL to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from St Louis 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 St Louis to San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $833 $579
7-14 days $509 $381
14-21 days $403 $363
21-30 days $381 $379
30-60 days $371 $319
60-90 days $331 $244
90+ days $325 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from St Louis to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$361 $322 $244 $278 $278 $278 $379

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from St Louis to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May St Louis San Francisco United 5/31/16 6/8/16 1 $750
June St Louis San Francisco Frontier 6/29/16 7/3/16 1 $319
July St Louis San Francisco Frontier 7/12/16 7/20/16 1 $362
August St Louis San Francisco Frontier 8/24/16 8/30/16 1 $244
September St Louis San Francisco Frontier 9/17/16 9/21/16 1 $244
October St Louis San Francisco Frontier 10/1/16 10/4/16 1 $244
November St Louis San Francisco United 11/21/16 11/29/16 0 $331
December St Louis San Francisco United 12/22/16 12/30/16 1 $408

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from St Louis 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 St Louis to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$583
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$583 $509
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$509 $479
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$479 $457
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$457 $487
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$487

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from St Louis to San Francisco (STL to SFO)

Your St Louis 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 St Louis to San Francisco is $364.

The average price for non-stop flights from St Louis to San Francisco is $331.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from St Louis to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 07:15 18:17

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from St Louis to San Francisco (STL 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 St Louis 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 St Louis to San Francisco is $187.

The average price for round trip flights from St Louis to San Francisco is $362.

St Louis to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from St Louis to San Francisco?
Answer: The average St Louis to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 28 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between St Louis and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from St Louis to San Francisco is 1731 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from St Louis to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from St Louis to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from St Louis to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between St Louis and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from St Louis to San Francisco?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from St Louis to San Francisco (STL to SFO) Number of flights searched: 288Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:53 PM

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

St Louis to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from St Louis - STL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
St Louis to Oakland American, Alaska, United $369
St Louis to San Jose American, Alaska, United $302
St Louis to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
St Louis to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $387
St Louis to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
St Louis to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $564
St Louis to Monterey American, Alaska, United $382
St Louis to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
St Louis to Reno American, Alaska, United $396
St Louis to Fresno American, Alaska, United $412

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Moline to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $362
Springfield to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $406
Bloomington - Normal to San Francisco American $380
Evansville to San Francisco American, United $403
Peoria to San Francisco American, United $362
Champaign to San Francisco American $432
Springfield to San Francisco American, United $412
Moline to Oakland American, Alaska, United $528
Springfield to Oakland American, Alaska, United $660
Peoria to Oakland American, United $575
Evansville to Oakland American, United $612
Moline to San Jose American, Alaska, United $491
Springfield to San Jose American, Alaska, United $447
Peoria to San Jose American, United Check Dates
Evansville to San Jose American, United $430
Bloomington - Normal to San Jose American $447
Springfield to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $412
Moline to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $499
Evansville to Sacramento American, United $442
Peoria to Sacramento American, United $482
Cheap Flights from St Louis to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $244 Round trip from STL to SFO