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Cheap Flights from Vancouver to San Francisco - YVR to SFO

Popular flights from Vancouver 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.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 10, 2016 CAD280
May 10, 2016 May 14, 2016 CAD280
May 11, 2016 May 25, 2016 CAD280
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 CAD280
May 18, 2016 May 26, 2016 CAD280
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD306
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 CAD323
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 14, 2016 CAD270
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 CAD270
May 26, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD270
May 31, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 CAD270
May 31, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CAD270
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 10, 2016 CAD279
May 5, 2016 May 12, 2016 CAD279
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 CAD279
May 31, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 CAD279
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 CAD279

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Vancouver to San Francisco (YVR to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Vancouver to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CAD306.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Vancouver to San Francisco (YVR to SFO)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CAD653 CAD489
7-14 days CAD436 CAD354
14-21 days CAD436 CAD352
21-30 days CAD420 CAD323
30-60 days CAD420 CAD321
60-90 days CAD279 CAD284
90+ days CAD270 CAD276

Cheapest Day To Fly from Vancouver to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CAD294 CAD343 CAD294 CAD279 CAD314 CAD323 CAD302

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Vancouver to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Vancouver San Francisco American 2/27/16 3/3/16 1 CAD323
March Vancouver San Francisco Alaska 3/4/16 3/13/16 2 CAD334
April Vancouver San Francisco Alaska 4/15/16 5/4/16 1 CAD314
May Vancouver San Francisco United 5/10/16 5/14/16 0 CAD270
June Vancouver San Francisco United 6/1/16 6/4/16 0 CAD270
July Vancouver San Francisco United 7/13/16 7/19/16 0 CAD408
August Vancouver San Francisco Alaska 8/10/16 8/17/16 1 CAD418
September Vancouver San Francisco Alaska 9/13/16 9/27/16 1 CAD418

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CAD761
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CAD761 CAD436
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CAD436 CAD436
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CAD436 CAD420
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CAD420 CAD436
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CAD436

TIPSave CAD54 by flying into Fresno instead of San Francisco from Vancouver

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Vancouver to San Francisco (YVR to SFO)

Your Vancouver 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 Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD328.

The average price for non-stop flights from Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD284.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Vancouver to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:40 20:10
United 5 5 5 4 4 6 4 06:00 19:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Vancouver to San Francisco (YVR 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD170.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD301.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America CAD186
Bellingham to San Francisco Delta, Alaska CAD303
Victoria to San Francisco Air Canada, United, Delta, Alaska, WestJet CAD283
Kelowna to San Francisco Air Canada, Delta, United, Alaska, WestJet CAD288
Abbotsford to San Francisco Delta, WestJet CAD287
Comox to San Francisco Air Canada, WestJet CAD489
Kamloops to San Francisco Air Canada, WestJet CAD302
Wenatchee to San Francisco Delta, Alaska CAD254
Nanaimo to San Francisco Air Canada, WestJet CAD313
Campbell River to San Francisco Air Canada Check Dates
Penticton to San Francisco Air Canada Check Dates
Seattle to Oakland Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian CAD186
Vancouver to Oakland Delta, Alaska, US Airways CAD309
Seattle to San Jose Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America CAD186
Bellingham to Oakland Delta, Alaska CAD308
Victoria to Oakland Delta, Alaska CAD460
Seattle to Los Angeles United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Frontier, Virgin America CAD122
Vancouver to San Jose Air Canada, United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, WestJet CAD291
Kelowna to Oakland Delta, Alaska Check Dates
Wenatchee to Oakland Delta, Alaska CAD368
Seattle to Sacramento Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian CAD186
Seattle to Santa Rosa Alaska CAD283
Seattle to Las Vegas United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America CAD108
Kamloops to OaklandCheck Dates
Vancouver to Los Angeles Air Canada, United, Delta, Alaska, American, US Airways, WestJet CAD200
Bellingham to San Jose Delta, Alaska CAD309
Vancouver to Sacramento Air Canada, United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, WestJet CAD286
Seattle to Dallas - Ft Worth Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, Virgin America CAD199
Seattle to Chicago United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America CAD284
Wenatchee to San Jose Delta, Alaska Check Dates

Airlines Flying from Vancouver to San Francisco (YVR to SFO)

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

Vancouver to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada - X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Vancouver to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Vancouver to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Vancouver to San Francisco flight time is 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Vancouver and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Vancouver to San Francisco is 1285 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Vancouver to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 59% of the non-stop flights between Vancouver and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Vancouver to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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