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Cheap Flights from Vancouver to San Francisco, CA, United States - YVR to SFO

Popular flights from Vancouver to San Francisco

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.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CAD261
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CAD261
May 25, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD261
May 31, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD261
May 31, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 CAD261
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 CAD291
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CAD290
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CAD290
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 CAD261
May 25, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD261
May 25, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CAD261
May 31, 2016 May 31, 2016 CAD261
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CAD261
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 CAD280

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 CAD275.

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 CAD265 CAD295
7-14 days CAD261 CAD280
14-21 days CAD284 CAD301
21-30 days CAD261 CAD274
30-60 days CAD261 CAD273
60-90 days CAD301 CAD335
90+ days CAD279 CAD335

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
CAD284 CAD261 CAD261 CAD279 CAD284 CAD275 CAD284

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
May Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 CAD261
June Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 6/8/16 6/14/16 0 CAD261
July Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 7/29/16 8/1/16 0 CAD301
August Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 8/11/16 8/15/16 0 CAD301
September Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 CAD279
October Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 CAD284
November Vancouver San Francisco Air Canada 11/1/16 11/7/16 0 CAD295
December Vancouver San Francisco WestJet 12/6/16 12/13/16 2 CAD319

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CAD275
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CAD275 CAD296
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CAD296 CAD306
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CAD306 CAD284
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CAD284 CAD284
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CAD284

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 CAD281.

The average price for non-stop flights from Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD300.

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 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:15 19:20
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 06:00 19:13
WestJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:45 19:45

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 CAD160.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to San Francisco is CAD276.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America CAD209
Bellingham to San Francisco American, Alaska CAD283
Victoria to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD246
Kelowna to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD325
Abbotsford to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD446
Comox to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Kamloops to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD344
Wenatchee to San Francisco American, Alaska CAD399
Nanaimo to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD352
Campbell River to San Francisco Air Canada, United CAD662
Penticton to San Francisco American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Seattle to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United CAD209
Vancouver to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet CAD285
Seattle to San Jose American, Alaska, United CAD195
Bellingham to Oakland American, Alaska CAD288
Victoria to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD422
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America CAD133
Vancouver to San Jose Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet CAD256
Kelowna to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Wenatchee to Oakland American, Alaska CAD547
Seattle to Sacramento American, Alaska, United CAD186
Seattle to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United CAD330
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America CAD102
Kamloops to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Vancouver to Los Angeles Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America, WestJet CAD206
Bellingham to San Jose American, Alaska CAD283
Vancouver to Sacramento Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, WestJet CAD313
Seattle to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America CAD281
Seattle to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America CAD246
Wenatchee to San Jose American, Alaska CAD384

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 SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
WestJet - X X X X X X X
WestJet YYC 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 25 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 67 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 49% 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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