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San Francisco to Anchorage Last modified: Sep 27, 2021 19:58 -04:00

We've scanned 33,327 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Anchorage. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals to Anchorage flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOANC
Fri 10/15
2 stops
ANCSFO
Mon 10/18
2 stops
$333
United
SFOANC
Fri 11/5
4 stops
ANCSFO
Sat 11/13
4 stops
$341

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Anchorage?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Anchorage, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $284.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage?

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 San Francisco to Anchorage 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 San Francisco to Anchorage?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $375 $566
7-14 days $242 $293
14-21 days $355 $333
21-30 days $237 $370
30-60 days $266 $341
60-90 days $247 $385
90+ days $295 $363

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Anchorage

We've examined 66,654 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Anchorage is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$307$260$229$437$221$220$313

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Anchorage by Month

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 San Francisco to Anchorage flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August San Francisco Anchorage !! 8/31/21 9/11/21 0 $313
October San Francisco Anchorage United 10/19/21 10/26/21 2 $370
November San Francisco Anchorage United 11/5/21 11/13/21 4 $341
November San Francisco Anchorage Alaska 11/27/21 12/4/21 2 $489
December San Francisco Anchorage 00 12/21/21 12/25/21 0 $315
January San Francisco Anchorage 00 1/11/22 1/18/22 0 $307
February San Francisco Anchorage 00 2/18/22 2/26/22 0 $325
March San Francisco Anchorage 00 3/16/22 3/22/22 0 $295

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

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

Next 30 Days

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16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$226
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$226
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$316
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$316
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$241
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$241 $421
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$421

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

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 San Francisco to Anchorage is $355.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $302.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage

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 San Francisco to Anchorage. 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 San Francisco to Anchorage is $263.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Anchorage is $355.

San Francisco to Anchorage Flight Questions

San Francisco to Anchorage Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Anchorage. 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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