Flights from San Francisco to Tampa, United States

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San Francisco to Tampa Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:24 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Tampa. Frontier & Major Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Tampa flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SFOTPA
Sat 4/20
1 stop
TPASFO
Sat 4/27
1 stop
$170
Major Airlines
SFOTPA
Mon 2/12
1 stop
TPASFO
Thu 2/22
1 stop
$257
Alaska
SFOTPA
Mon 2/12
1 stop
TPASFO
Tue 2/27
1 stop
$258
American
SFOTPA
Sun 2/11
1 stop
TPASFO
Mon 2/12
1 stop
$273
JetBlue
SFOTPA
Sat 2/10
1 stop
TPASFO
Wed 2/14
1 stop
$318
United
SFOTPA
Mon 2/19
1 stop
TPASFO
Tue 2/27
1 stop
$353

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Tampa?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Tampa, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $189.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tampa?

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 Tampa 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 Tampa?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $507 $272
7-14 days $377 $183
14-21 days $277 $170
21-30 days $277 $170
30-60 days $277 $188
60-90 days $297 $197
90+ days $457 $170

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tampa

We've examined 231,357,366 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 Tampa is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$197$197$184$184$170 $198

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Tampa

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$332
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$332 $208
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$208 $184
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$184 $184
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$184 $188
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$188

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tampa

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 Tampa is $270.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Tampa is $422.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tampa - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:10 18:10

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

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 Tampa. 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 Tampa is $124.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tampa is $270.

San Francisco to Tampa Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Tampa?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Tampa flight time is 5 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Tampa from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Tampa is 2,388 miles (3,843 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Tampa?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Tampa.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Tampa?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Tampa.

San Francisco to Tampa Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Tampa. 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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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tampa