Flights from Seattle to San Francisco, United States

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Seattle to San Francisco Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:25 -05:00

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

Alaska
SEASFO
Sat 2/10
nonstop
SFOSEA
Tue 2/13
nonstop
$127
Major Airlines
SEASFO
Sat 2/10
nonstop
SFOSEA
Tue 2/13
nonstop
$137
United
SEASFO
Thu 2/22
nonstop
SFOSEA
Mon 2/26
nonstop
$193
Multiple Airlines
SEASFO
Sun 1/21
nonstop
SFOSEA
Sat 2/10
nonstop
$352
Multiple Airlines
SEASFO
Fri 2/2
nonstop
SFOSEA
Wed 2/14
nonstop
$377
American
SEASFO
Sat 2/3
1 stop
SFOSEA
Sun 2/18
1 stop
$501

How Much is a Flight from Seattle to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $128.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to San Francisco?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $263 $272
7-14 days $127 $140
14-21 days $127 $137
21-30 days $127 $137
30-60 days $127 $137
60-90 days $127 $146
90+ days $128 $137

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to San Francisco

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 Seattle to San Francisco is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$127$127$128$128$127 $128

Compare Flight Prices from Seattle to San Francisco 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 Seattle to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Seattle San Francisco Alaska 1/20/24 2/7/24 0 $127
February Seattle San Francisco Alaska 2/3/24 2/6/24 0 $127
March Seattle San Francisco Alaska 3/2/24 3/5/24 0 $127
April Seattle San Francisco Alaska 4/10/24 4/30/24 0 $128
May Seattle San Francisco Alaska 5/1/24 5/7/24 0 $128
June Seattle San Francisco Alaska 6/1/24 6/5/24 0 $157
July Seattle San Francisco Alaska 7/2/24 7/6/24 0 $157
August Seattle San Francisco Alaska 8/7/24 8/14/24 0 $157

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Seattle to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Seattle to San Francisco. 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
$409
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$409 $187
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$187 $127
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$127 $127
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$127 $127
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$127

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Seattle to San Francisco

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 Seattle to San Francisco is $230.

The average price for direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $266.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Seattle to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Major Airlines 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 01:25 16:10
United 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 01:00 14:33

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

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 Seattle 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 Seattle to San Francisco is $77.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to San Francisco is $232.

Seattle to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Seattle to San Francisco flight time is 2 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Seattle?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to San Francisco is 678 miles (1,091 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 101 direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Seattle airlines for direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and San Francisco.

Seattle to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Seattle 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.

Farecompare Research Tools

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Cheap Flights from Seattle to San Francisco