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San Francisco to Vancouver Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 2:55 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Vancouver. American & WestJet frequently offer the best deals to Vancouver flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SFOYVR
Sat 4/20
1 stop
YVRSFO
Tue 4/23
1 stop
$199
WestJet
SFOYVR
Tue 4/30
1 stop
YVRSFO
Tue 5/7
1 stop
$208
Alaska
SFOYVR
Tue 4/16
1 stop
YVRSFO
Tue 4/23
1 stop
$231
Air Canada
SFOYVR
Mon 4/29
1 stop
YVRSFO
Tue 4/30
1 stop
$291
United
SFOYVR
Wed 5/1
1 stop
YVRSFO
Sun 5/5
1 stop
$291

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Vancouver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $214.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?

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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $460 $382
7-14 days $365 $236
14-21 days $320 $236
21-30 days $320 $199
30-60 days $209 $208
60-90 days $209 $212
90+ days $220 $212

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Vancouver

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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 Vancouver is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$220$208$209$220$220$199$220

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Vancouver 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 Vancouver flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March San Francisco Vancouver American 3/26/19 4/1/19 1 $382
April San Francisco Vancouver American 4/20/19 4/23/19 1 $199
May San Francisco Vancouver WestJet 5/1/19 5/7/19 0 $209
June San Francisco Vancouver WestJet 6/1/19 6/4/19 0 $209
July San Francisco Vancouver Alaska 7/30/19 8/6/19 1 $228
August San Francisco Vancouver WestJet 8/7/19 8/14/19 0 $231
September San Francisco Vancouver American 9/4/19 9/11/19 1 $219
October San Francisco Vancouver American 10/2/19 10/5/19 1 $224

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$646
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$646 $306
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$306 $247
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$247 $199
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$199 $295
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$295

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

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 Vancouver is $239.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $341.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 01:20 11:55
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:30 14:20

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

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 Vancouver. 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 Vancouver is $117.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Vancouver is $238.

San Francisco to Vancouver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Vancouver flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Vancouver from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Vancouver is 800 miles (1,287 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: There are 54 direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 51% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Vancouver.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Vancouver?
Answer: Seattle, WA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Vancouver Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 2:55 -04:00Number of routes searched: 267Number of itineraries searched: 3,478,410

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Vancouver? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Vancouver. 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.

San Francisco to Vancouver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada -
Major Airlines -
United -
WestJet -
American DFW
American PHX
American LAX
American ORD
Air Canada YEG
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YYC
Air Canada YYZ
AeroMexico MEX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
British Airways LHR
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
United DCA
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
WestJet YYC

San Francisco to Vancouver Airports

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