Find flights
When to book
FAQs

Cheap flights from San Diego to San Francisco

SAN — SFO
25 May — 1 Jun1
1 adult
Sat 25/5
Sat 1/6

The best prices from San Diego to San Francisco are usually found in May or April, booked 90 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from San Diego to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 20 May 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

May

Average price

₹ 11,828

Round-trip from

₹ 94,075
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From San Diego to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly return from San Diego to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 33% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to San Francisco?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to San Francisco, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 143% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from ₹ 23,323 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as ₹ 36,734.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from San Diego. Users have commonly found prices around ₹ 16,868 for the month, but tickets can be as low as ₹ 3,249. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to San Francisco (SAN - SFO)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 41% on flights from San Diego to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Diego to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
The best time to book flights from San Diego to San Francisco is 90 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Search Deals

Average price of flights to San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from San Diego to San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Diego to San Francisco is currently ₹ 0 while a return flight costs ₹ 0. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Diego to San Francisco (average of ₹ 1,129). Flying from San Diego to San Francisco in July is currently the most expensive (average of ₹ 1,458). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

₹ 95,292

February

₹ 94,459

March

₹ 98,624

April

₹ 103,122

May

₹ 109,785

June

₹ 101,706

July

₹ 121,447

August

₹ 120,864

September

₹ 99,373

October

₹ 94,042

November

₹ 97,291

December

₹ 101,872

Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from San Diego to San Francisco. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What days are direct flights available from San Diego to San Francisco?

    You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

  • How popular is this San Diego to San Francisco flight route?

  • How many flights depart from San Diego to San Francisco on average per day?

    19 flight departures from San Diego to San Francisco per day on average.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 58% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 16% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 26% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to San Francisco?

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Diego to San Francisco consider choosing ANA(98%), Air China(72%) or Air New Zealand(67%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does SAN to SFO mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a San Diego Airport to San Francisco Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SAN to SFO flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Diego to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Diego to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Diego to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Diego to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Diego to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Diego to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Diego to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Diego to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Diego to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Diego to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

See more FAQs

Browse thousands of different options on Cheapflights for your next trip

Toggle through the tabs below to find thousands of options on Cheapflights for your next trip.

Search flights from San Diego to San Francisco by cabin class

Find flights from San Diego to San Francisco, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to San Francisco

Find hourly flight availability from San Diego to San Francisco. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 20 May 2024.
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
19%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
26%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Midday
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Diego to San Francisco

Explore weekly flight availability from San Diego to San Francisco. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 20 May 2024.
Monday57daily flights
Tuesday45daily flights
Wednesday41daily flights
Thursday51daily flights
Friday54daily flights
Saturday38daily flights
Sunday42daily flights

Fly with Cheapflights

Find the best flight deals on Cheapflights, where travellers can enjoy low prices and a wide availability of flights to their desired destinations.

How does Cheapflights help users find flights from San Diego to San Francisco?

Cheapflights goes through 900+ travel sites to look for the best flight deals for flights from San Diego to San Francisco. Too many options? Cheapflights also provides filters for things like airlines, price ranges, and number of stops to help you make a decision easily.

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

Cheapflights helps you find that perfect flight to San Francisco from San Diego by searching from hundreds of airlines and agencies you know and love. We are also free to use, in case you were wondering!

Can Cheapflights find flights from San Diego to San Francisco with no change fees?

Yes! Cheapflights helps users easily find flights from San Diego to San Francisco with no change fees.

Can Cheapflights notify me if prices for flights from San Diego to San Francisco become cheaper?

Not ready to book yet? You can track prices for flights from San Diego to San Francisco on Cheapflights with our Price Alert feature and get notified when better prices are available.

100% Free
Cheapflights is completely free to use, so you can start saving the moment you arrive.
Book with Flexibility
Our users can plan ahead with confidence and find flights with no change fees
Travel Smart
Millions of people come to us for their flight needs every year. We help make travel planning easy by providing useful insights and data-driven graphs that can inform your decisions.