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SFO — CPT
Apr 21 — Apr 281
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What to know about flights from San Francisco

Discover essential information about flights departing from San Francisco, including flight schedules, destinations, airlines operating at the San Francisco airport, and any specific guidelines or requirements for travellers. Please note that the information is based on the most recent updates available. Data last updated 16 April 2024.

Cheapest airline

Frontier
On average, Frontier currently has the cheapest one-way flight from San Francisco.

Cheapest flights from San Francisco

Explore the most affordable flight options available from San Francisco. Find the lowest fares based on data from user searches, with prices last updated on 16 April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches.
Tue 8/1022:45SFO - JNB
2 stops32h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 23/1017:00JNB - SFO
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4R18 116
Mon 23/921:00SFO - JNB
2 stops33h 50mKenya Airways
Tue 8/1012:10JNB - SFO
2 stops36h 00mKenya Airways
Deal found 15/4R18 801
Mon 7/1021:00SFO - JNB
2 stops42h 15mKenya Airways
Thu 24/1012:10JNB - SFO
2 stops36h 00mKenya Airways
Deal found 16/4R19 124
Mon 23/922:45SFO - JNB
2 stops32h 05mKenya Airways
Mon 7/101:15JNB - SFO
2 stops46h 55mKenya Airways
Deal found 15/4R19 181
Sun 1/916:10SFO - JNB
1 stop39h 00mQatar Airways
Tue 15/1020:15JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 15/4R20 076
Mon 7/1022:45SFO - JNB
2 stops32h 05mKenya Airways
Fri 25/1017:00JNB - SFO
2 stops31h 10mKenya Airways
Deal found 16/4R20 114
Sun 6/1021:00SFO - JNB
2 stops42h 15mKenya Airways
Wed 30/1012:10JNB - SFO
2 stops36h 00mKenya Airways
Deal found 15/4R20 723
Mon 2/916:10SFO - JNB
1 stop32h 40mQatar Airways
Tue 15/1020:15JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 15/4R20 894
Mon 7/1016:10SFO - JNB
1 stop39h 50mQatar Airways
Wed 23/1020:15JNB - SFO
1 stop26h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4R20 932

Last-minute flight deals from San Francisco

Discover last-minute flight deals departing from San Francisco. Take advantage of attractive deals offered by airlines for spontaneous travel. These deals are subject to availability and can provide significant savings for flexible travellers. Please note that the availability of last-minute deals can vary and may change quickly. Data last updated 16 April 2024 and based on user searches. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches.
Tue 23/416:10SFO - JNB
2 stops49h 10mRwandAir
Fri 26/416:00JNB - SFO
3 stops30h 50mRwandAir
Deal found 16/4R26 317
Mon 22/422:50SFO - CPT
2 stops29h 55mEthiopian Air
Tue 7/513:50CPT - SFO
3 stops44h 14mEthiopian Air
Deal found 16/4R26 393
Wed 24/416:10SFO - CPT
1 stop33h 40mQatar Airways
Wed 8/519:15CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4R26 755
Wed 24/411:50SFO - CPT
2 stops44h 25mQatar Airways
Wed 8/519:15CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4R27 097
Wed 24/415:30SFO - CPT
2 stops56h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 8/59:20CPT - SFO
2 stops36h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 16/4R28 943
Tue 23/422:50SFO - JNB
3 stops44h 05mEthiopian Air
Fri 26/422:35JNB - SFO
3 stops35h 29mEthiopian Air
Deal found 16/4R29 076
Tue 23/416:10SFO - JNB
1 stop32h 40mQatar Airways
Fri 26/48:50JNB - SFO
1 stop38h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4R29 267
Tue 23/416:10SFO - JNB
2 stops49h 10mRwandAir
Fri 26/416:00JNB - SFO
2 stops30h 50mRwandAir
Deal found 16/4R30 199
Tue 23/411:50SFO - JNB
2 stops37h 00mQatar Airways
Fri 26/48:50JNB - SFO
1 stop38h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4R30 332

Domestic airfare to nearby cities with cheap hotels

Discover domestic flight options from San Francisco to cities with affordable hotel accommodations. Plan your travel to both enjoy budget-friendly flights and find affordable lodging in your chosen destination. Please note that the flight options are sourced from user searches. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches and data was last updated 16 April 2024.
Tue 14/56:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mAlaska Airlines
Tue 14/59:50LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 35mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R1 541
Tue 30/418:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mAlaska Airlines
Tue 30/422:35LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 30mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R1 617
Wed 22/516:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mDelta
Fri 31/56:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Deal found 16/4R1 656
Wed 15/56:10SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 35mDelta
Wed 15/522:20LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 24mDelta
Deal found 15/4R1 732
Wed 8/56:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mAlaska Airlines
Wed 8/59:50LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 35mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R1 846
Fri 31/56:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 36mAlaska Airlines
Tue 4/66:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R1 960
Wed 1/56:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mAlaska Airlines
Wed 1/511:25LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 36mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R1 998
Mon 29/418:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 33mAlaska Airlines
Mon 29/422:35LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 30mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 16/4R2 093
Mon 29/413:15SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Tue 30/422:45LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 24mDelta
Deal found 16/4R2 112

International flights from San Francisco

Explore international flight options available from San Francisco. Discover the destinations served by airlines operating from San Francisco, compare fares, and find the ideal international flight for your travel plans. Please note that the flight options are sourced from user searches, with fares last updated on 16 April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches.
Tue 8/1015:50SFO - AMS
1 stop15h 45mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 23/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop28h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R11 532
Fri 4/1016:20SFO - AMS
1 stop15h 45mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Tue 22/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop28h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R11 912
Wed 2/1016:20SFO - AMS
1 stop17h 20mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Tue 22/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop28h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R12 064
Thu 3/1016:20SFO - AMS
1 stop17h 20mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mon 21/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop27h 35mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R12 293
Wed 2/1016:20SFO - AMS
1 stop17h 20mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mon 21/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop27h 35mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R12 445
Sat 4/515:35SFO - DUB
1 stop14h 45mBritish Airways
Sat 25/521:10DUB - SFO
1 stop24h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 16/4R12 483
Tue 28/519:20SFO - DUB
1 stop13h 35mBritish Airways
Sat 8/612:40DUB - SFO
1 stop14h 19mBritish Airways
Deal found 16/4R12 502
Sun 29/916:20SFO - AMS
1 stop17h 20mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 9/1019:30AMS - SFO
1 stop28h 05mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/4R12 578
Wed 1/522:40SFO - DUB
1 stop24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/59:50DUB - SFO
1 stop32h 57mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4R12 597

Find flights from San Francisco within your budget

Find flights departing from San Francisco that match your specified budget. Filter results by price range, allowing you to narrow down options and find flights that fit within your financial constraints. Please note that the search results are based on data from user searches, with fares last updated on 16 April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches

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San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Tue 8/10

2 stops32h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 23/10

2 stops31h 10m

R18 116

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 23/9

2 stops33h 50m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 8/10

2 stops36h 00m

R18 801

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 7/10

2 stops42h 15m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 24/10

2 stops36h 00m

R19 124

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 23/9

2 stops32h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 7/10

2 stops46h 55m

R19 181

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Sun 1/9

1 stop39h 00m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 15/10

1 stop26h 35m

R20 076

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 7/10

2 stops32h 05m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 25/10

2 stops31h 10m

R20 114

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Sun 6/10

2 stops42h 15m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 30/10

2 stops36h 00m

R20 723

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 2/9

1 stop32h 40m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 15/10

1 stop26h 35m

R20 894

San FranciscoJohannesburg OR Tambo

SFO - JNB

SFOJNB

San Francisco

Mon 7/10

1 stop39h 50m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Wed 23/10

1 stop26h 35m

R20 932

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When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 48 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from San Francisco. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from San Francisco would be wise to consider leaving during Friday afternoons when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Sunday at midday when fares are usually the most expensive.
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Average price of flights from San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Francisco is currently R12 500 while a return flight costs R19 773. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco (average of R849). Flying from San Francisco in July will prove the most costly (average of R1 179). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

R2 036

February

R2 303

March

R2 588

April

R2 436

May

R2 036

June

R1 960

July

R2 245

August

R2 264

September

R2 341

October

R2 283

November

R2 188

December

R2 702

Airline reviews for flights from San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service from San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing airline for your flight from San Francisco. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches.
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

8,1
Very Good
11 123 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7,9
Good
1 647 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7,8
Good
2 102 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

7,7
Good
4 493 reviews
8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,9

Overall

8,1

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,3

Entertainment

8,3

Reviews

1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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Related info for your journey

Access useful and relevant information related to your journey from San Francisco. This can include details such as airport transportation, visa requirements, travel insurance, luggage regulations, and any other information that can ensure a smooth and hassle-free travel experience. Please note that the information is based on general guidance and may need to be verified with official sources. Data last updated 16 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest flight from San Francisco to anywhere?

    Users have flown out of San Francisco for as low as R5 664 to Houston George Bush Intcntl Airport (prices may vary depending on the airline and departure time). On average, users have booked flights for R19 453 to fly from San Francisco.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to anywhere?

    Looking at our data, Frontier, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines have been found to have the cheapest prices from San Francisco. Here are some options available: Frontier flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl (R868). Alaska Airlines flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl (R4 077). United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Cape Town Intl (R13 980).

  • What is the shortest nonstop flight from San Francisco?

    For shorter trips consider Sacramento, Monterey, and Phoenix as potential places to explore. All can be options to fly to and are within 124 km of San Francisco.

  • What is the farthest nonstop flight from San Francisco?

    If flights to distant destinations are more of your preference, check pricing for Bengaluru, Singapore, and Mumbai.

  • What are popular destinations to fly to from San Francisco?

    From San Francisco you can expect to find greater availability for the following destinations: New York (1 915 flights per day), Los Angeles (811 flights per day) and Chicago (804 flights per day).

  • Where are the cheapest places to fly to from San Francisco?

    Check out the cheapest flights from San Francisco to embark to:
    Travel from San Francisco to Cape Town from R20 456 round trip

  • Which airlines fly from San Francisco?

    When flying from San Francisco check dates and pricing for the following: Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Frontier, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines. As they depart for the following popular destinations: Cape Town, Las Vegas, Johannesburg.

  • What are the most popular destinations to fly to from San Francisco?

    The most selected flight destinations from San Francisco for the current month are Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Boston, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. While Mumbai, Bengaluru, Boston are the top choices made by travellers year-round.

  • What is the cheapest premium economy flight from San Francisco?

    Premium economy can provide you with benefits such as more leg room and ideal seating locations without the price tag of a business class flight. Some of the cheapest premium economy flight options from San Francisco are below:
    San Francisco to Vancouver Intl Airport from R11 464
    San Francisco to Los Angeles from R60 084

  • What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco?

    February is currently the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

  • When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco?

    Those who are seeking the cheapest fare on flights departing from San Francisco would be wise to consider leaving during Friday afternoons when prices are typically at their lowest. When considering other options, price-conscious travelers should avoid Sunday at midday when fares are usually the most expensive.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco?

    Booking 48 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from San Francisco. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

  • How does Cheapflights help users find flights from San Francisco?

    Cheapflights helps you search for flights from San Francisco via 900+ travel sites so you don’t have to. After performing a flight search, users can also filter their flight selection by filtering for price, number of stops, airlines, and so on.

  • Why should you use Cheapflights to find cheap flight tickets from San Francisco?

    Cheapflights simply makes it quick and affordable to book flights from San Francisco by bringing together all flight options from hundreds of airlines and agencies online — and we put them in one place for you to choose from. Plus, Cheapflights is 100% free to use for all.

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    Certainly. Search results for flights from San Francisco shown to you on Cheapflights can be narrowed down with different useful search filters, which includes flexible booking options.

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