Flights from Houston to San Francisco, United States

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Houston to San Francisco Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:02 -05:00

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

Frontier
HOUSFO
Fri 2/16
1 stop
SFOHOU
Wed 2/21
1 stop
$143
American
HOUSFO
Wed 2/21
1 stop
SFOHOU
Thu 2/22
1 stop
$270
Alaska
HOUSFO
Sat 4/20
1 stop
SFOHOU
Tue 4/23
1 stop
$278
Major Airlines
HOUSFO
Tue 2/13
1 stop
SFOHOU
Thu 2/22
1 stop
$302
Multiple Airlines
HOUSFO
Sun 12/31
nonstop
SFOHOU
Thu 1/4
nonstop
$381
United
HOUSFO
Tue 2/20
1 stop
SFOHOU
Thu 2/22
1 stop
$389

How Much is a Flight from Houston to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $139.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $578 $259
7-14 days $461 $130
14-21 days $424 $156
21-30 days $401 $130
30-60 days $394 $130
60-90 days $394 $146
90+ days $394 $197

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston 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 Houston 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
$148$130$143$130$130 $150

Compare Flight Prices from Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Houston San Francisco Frontier 1/17/24 1/24/24 1 $130
February Houston San Francisco Frontier 2/2/24 2/14/24 1 $130
March Houston San Francisco Frontier 3/2/24 3/5/24 1 $150
April Houston San Francisco Frontier 4/3/24 4/10/24 1 $146
May Houston San Francisco Major Airlines 5/1/24 5/7/24 1 $277
June Houston San Francisco Major Airlines 6/5/24 6/11/24 1 $317
July Houston San Francisco Alaska 7/31/24 8/7/24 1 $400
August Houston San Francisco Alaska 8/27/24 9/1/24 1 $326

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Houston to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Houston 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
$259
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$259 $429
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$429 $341
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$341 $337
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$337 $310
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$310

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco is $354.

The average price for direct flights from Houston to San Francisco is $483.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Houston to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 9 9 9 9 9 8 9 02:30 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston to San Francisco is $126.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to San Francisco is $356.

Houston to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Houston to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 22 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Houston?
Answer: The distance from Houston to San Francisco is 1,632 miles (2,626 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 62 direct flights from Houston to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Houston airlines for direct flights from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Houston and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to San Francisco?
Answer: Austin, TX

Houston to San Francisco Airports

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