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San Francisco to Phoenix Last modified: Dec 2, 2021 12:27 -05:00

We've scanned 2,888,438 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Phoenix. 00 & !! frequently offer the best deals to Phoenix 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 Francisco to Phoenix?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $179.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $54 $547
7-14 days $53 $263
14-21 days $58 $287
21-30 days $55 $466
30-60 days $52 $466
60-90 days $53 $266
90+ days $58 $341

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Phoenix

We've examined 5,776,876 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 Phoenix is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$58$112$52$720$53$54$199

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Phoenix 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 Phoenix flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December San Francisco Phoenix 00 12/10/21 12/13/21 0 $53
January San Francisco Phoenix 00 1/12/22 1/15/22 0 $52
February San Francisco Phoenix 00 2/16/22 2/23/22 0 $53
March San Francisco Phoenix 00 3/11/22 3/18/22 0 $58
April San Francisco Phoenix 00 4/1/22 4/11/22 0 $76
May San Francisco Phoenix 00 5/2/22 5/18/22 0 $76
June San Francisco Phoenix 00 6/21/22 7/8/22 0 $148
July San Francisco Phoenix 00 7/17/22 7/23/22 0 $178

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

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

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

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 Phoenix is $466.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $130.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 01:00 13:45
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:10 14:45

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

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 Phoenix. 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 Phoenix is $52.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Phoenix is $122.

San Francisco to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Phoenix flight time is 2 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is Phoenix from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Phoenix is 650 miles (1,046 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 63 direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Phoenix.

San Francisco to Phoenix Airports

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