Flights from San Diego to San Francisco, United States

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San Diego to San Francisco Last modified: Feb 5, 2023 5:06 -05:00

We've scanned 2,136 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. !! & 00 frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from San Diego to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $109.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $147 $990
7-14 days $92 $189
14-21 days $96 $224
21-30 days $92 $161
30-60 days $97 $266
60-90 days $106 $273
90+ days $139 $344

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to San Francisco

We've examined 4,272 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego 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
$94$92$92$96$154$92$139

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Diego San Francisco !! 2/14/23 2/21/23 0 $92
March San Diego San Francisco 00 3/1/23 3/7/23 0 $92
April San Diego San Francisco !! 4/18/23 4/25/23 0 $106
May San Diego San Francisco !! 5/2/23 5/9/23 0 $110
June San Diego San Francisco !! 6/6/23 6/13/23 0 $153
July San Diego San Francisco !! 7/14/23 7/16/23 0 $156
August San Diego San Francisco !! 8/25/23 9/6/23 0 $142
September San Diego San Francisco 00 9/13/23 9/21/23 0 $139

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to San Francisco

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

Next 30 Days

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco is $189.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $178.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Diego to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 01:15 14:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco is $77.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to San Francisco is $190.

San Diego to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: The average San Diego to San Francisco flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to San Francisco is 447 miles (719 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 63 direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular San Diego airlines for direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and San Francisco.

San Diego to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego 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 San Diego to San Francisco