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Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco, United States

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Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco Last modified: Feb 27, 2017 3:27 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,918,778,223 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. Alaska & American frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
WASSFO
Tue 5/2
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$316
American
WASSFO
Sat 3/18
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 3/21
1 stop
$323
Virgin America
WASSFO
Sat 4/29
1 stop
SFOWAS
Wed 5/3
1 stop
$326
United
WASSFO
Wed 5/17
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 5/23
1 stop
$329
Frontier
WASSFO
Sat 4/29
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 5/2
1 stop
$344
JetBlue
WASSFO
Tue 5/2
1 stop
SFOWAS
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$376

How Much is a Flight from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $339.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington, District of Columbia 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $773 $494
7-14 days $496 $383
14-21 days $387 $323
21-30 days $357 $324
30-60 days $357 $318
60-90 days $357 $316
90+ days $409 $362

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

We've examined 27,933,836,924 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington, District of Columbia 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
$349$316$318$346$346$323$371

Compare Flight Prices from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco United 2/28/17 3/6/17 1 $588
March Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco American 3/18/17 3/21/17 1 $323
April Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco Alaska 4/19/17 5/3/17 1 $318
May Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco Alaska 5/2/17 5/9/17 1 $316
June Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco United 6/2/17 6/4/17 1 $398
July Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco United 7/4/17 7/8/17 1 $412
August Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco United 8/28/17 9/9/17 1 $397
September Washington, District of Columbia San Francisco United 9/10/17 9/25/17 1 $397

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$522
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$522 $490
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$490 $323
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$323 $367
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$367 $371
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$371

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco is $428.

The average price for direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco is $496.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 9 8 9 9 9 7 8 06:35 22:00
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 09:50 18:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco is $415.

Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco flight time is 5 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: The distance from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco is 2,412 miles (3,881 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 79 direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Washington, District of Columbia airlines for direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Washington, District of Columbia and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Washington, District of Columbia flying to San Francisco Last modified: Feb 27, 2017 3:27 -05:00Number of routes searched: 855Number of itineraries searched: 1,054,978

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Washington, District of Columbia 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, District of Columbia to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American JFK
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Copa PTY
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Frontier DEN
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United LAX
Virgin America DAL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America LAX

Washington, District of Columbia to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington, District of Columbia 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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