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Flights from Washington to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:14 -05:00

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Washington to San Francisco Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:14 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,425,658,413 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Washington to San Francisco. American & Frontier frequently offer the best deals on Washington to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
WASSFO
Tue 2/7
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 2/14
1 stop
$243
Frontier
WASSFO
Sat 1/14
1 stop
SFOWAS
Wed 2/1
1 stop
$260
United
WASSFO
Tue 2/21
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 2/28
1 stop
$319
JetBlue
WASSFO
Sun 1/29
1 stop
SFOWAS
Sun 2/5
1 stop
$324
Alaska
WASSFO
Thu 1/19
1 stop
SFOWAS
Sat 2/4
1 stop
$338
Sun Country
WASSFO
Wed 1/18
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 1/24
1 stop
$347

How Much is a Flight from Washington to San Francisco? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $272.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington to San Francisco?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Washington 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Washington to San Francisco? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Washington to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $759 $440
7-14 days $548 $284
14-21 days $548 $380
21-30 days $597 $529
30-60 days $427 $244
60-90 days $412 $243
90+ days $425 $314

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,433,322,629 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington to San Francisco is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$244 $243 $244 $285 $320 $244 $324

Compare Flight Prices from Washington to San Francisco by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Washington to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Washington San Francisco American 12/10/16 12/13/16 1 $284
January Washington San Francisco American 1/14/17 1/28/17 1 $244
February Washington San Francisco American 2/7/17 2/14/17 1 $243
March Washington San Francisco Frontier 3/8/17 3/14/17 1 $314
April Washington San Francisco United 4/10/17 4/12/17 1 $319
May Washington San Francisco JetBlue 5/4/17 5/9/17 1 $370
June Washington San Francisco JetBlue 6/13/17 6/14/17 1 $400
July Washington San Francisco JetBlue 7/12/17 7/17/17 1 $410

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Washington to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$284
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$284 $427
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$427 $629
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$629 $595
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$595 $398
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$398

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Washington to San Francisco is $363.

The average price for direct flights from Washington to San Francisco is $477.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Washington to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 10 11 11 10 11 8 10 06:00 22:25
Virgin America 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 07:15 18:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Washington 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 Washington to San Francisco is $207.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to San Francisco is $351.

Washington to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Washington to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Washington to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Washington?
Answer: The distance from Washington to San Francisco is 2,412 miles (3,881 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 93 direct flights from Washington to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Washington airlines for direct flights from Washington to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 73% of the non-stop flights between Washington and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Washington flying to San Francisco Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:14 -05:00Number of routes searched: 814Number of itineraries searched: 1,671,488

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Washington airlines with flights to San Francisco. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Washington to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American JFK
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska SAN
Alaska PDX
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Copa PTY
Delta ATL
Delta SLC
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Delta MSP
Frontier DEN
Sun Country MSP
United BOI
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
Virgin America DAL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America LAX

Washington to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington and San Francisco. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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