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Cheap flights to San Francisco from $612

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 29/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BOS — SFO
3 Jun — 10 Jun1
1 adult
Mon 3/6
Mon 10/6

Flights to San Francisco in 2024

Find the latest flights to San Francisco in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$1,416

Return from

$822

One-way from

$612
High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in May 2024
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO)

Cheap flights to San Francisco in May & June 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to San Francisco in May and June 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
These are some of the cheapest-priced fares users can find on flights departing to San Francisco in May and June 2024. Be sure to check back soon as deals update often.
Wed 19/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 22/622:35SFO - SYD
1 stop39h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$978
Thu 30/510:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Wed 12/611:00SFO - SYD
1 stop26h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$993
Thu 30/510:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Wed 12/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$998
Thu 30/509:30SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 20mUnited Airlines
Wed 12/611:00SFO - SYD
1 stop26h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,003
Tue 18/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 29/723:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,004
Mon 3/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 15mUnited Airlines
Sun 16/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$1,006
Thu 30/509:30SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 20mUnited Airlines
Wed 12/611:00SFO - SYD
1 stop26h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$1,007
Wed 29/509:30SYD - SFO
1 stop20h 30mUnited Airlines
Wed 12/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,009
Thu 13/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop39h 00mUnited Airlines
Mon 17/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,016

San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for San Francisco in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Browse some of the best deals on flights to San Francisco in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 23/1010:20SYD - SFO
2 stops25h 19mAir Canada
Thu 14/1118:51SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 29mAir Canada
Deal found 27/5$822
Tue 20/806:15SYD - SFO
1 stop24h 10mFiji Airways
Thu 22/823:35SFO - SYD
1 stop29h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$853
Tue 27/806:15SYD - SFO
1 stop24h 30mFiji Airways
Thu 29/823:35SFO - SYD
1 stop29h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$861
Tue 22/1006:15SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 10mFiji Airways
Tue 12/1122:35SFO - SYD
1 stop28h 15mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$865
Sat 3/806:00SYD - SFO
1 stop24h 25mFiji Airways
Sat 17/823:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$870
Sat 26/1015:40SYD - SFO
1 stop15h 45mFiji Airways
Thu 31/1023:35SFO - SYD
1 stop28h 15mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$879
Sat 19/1010:20SYD - SFO
1 stop18h 08mAir Canada
Thu 14/1108:40SFO - SYD
2 stops29h 40mAir Canada
Deal found 27/5$897
Sat 19/1015:40SYD - SFO
1 stop15h 45mFiji Airways
Sat 16/1122:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Deal found 27/5$939
Sun 20/1008:05SYD - SFO
2 stops20h 23mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/1108:40SFO - SYD
2 stops29h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/5$944

Flights to San Francisco departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to San Francisco, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Browse through available last-minute flights travelling to San Francisco. Make sure the flight you book matches the day, time, and destination you're looking for.
Mon 3/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop28h 25mUnited Airlines
Sun 16/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$1,006
Fri 7/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Tue 11/613:15SFO - SYD
1 stop24h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,072
Sat 8/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 22/622:35SFO - SYD
1 stop39h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,078
Fri 7/609:30SYD - SFO
1 stop28h 25mUnited Airlines
Tue 11/616:25SFO - SYD
1 stop21h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,079
Sat 8/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 22/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,144
Mon 3/609:25SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 55mDelta
Wed 12/609:30SFO - SYD
1 stop28h 05mDelta
Deal found 28/5$1,174
Mon 3/609:25SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 35mDelta
Thu 13/619:03SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 32mDelta
Deal found 28/5$1,182
Fri 7/609:25SYD - SFO
2 stops31h 39mDelta
Tue 11/617:25SFO - SYD
1 stop20h 10mDelta
Deal found 28/5$1,185
Sat 8/609:25SYD - SFO
1 stop19h 17mDelta
Sat 22/606:05SFO - SYD
2 stops31h 30mDelta
Deal found 28/5$1,188

One-way flights to San Francisco

Explore one-way flight options to San Francisco for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available flights travelling to San Francisco at this time. Reserve a round-trip flight to San Francisco instead by utilising the search form above.
Thu 29/816:20SYD - SFO
1 stop22h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/5$612
Tue 22/1021:20SYD - SFO
3 stops40h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/5$632
Tue 3/921:20SYD - SFO
2 stops41h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/5$677
Mon 9/916:20SYD - SFO
2 stops20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/5$703
Thu 29/816:20SYD - SFO
2 stops21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/5$715
Tue 22/1006:15SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$721
Mon 9/916:20SYD - SFO
1 stop22h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/5$724
Tue 10/913:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/5$728
Mon 12/816:20SYD - SFO
2 stops40h 27mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/5$734

Direct flights to San Francisco

Mon 29/710:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 5/823:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/5$992
Thu 13/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 17/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$993
Tue 22/1011:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 35mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/1122:50SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$996
Wed 7/810:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 9/923:05SFO - SYD
Nonstop14h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$998
Tue 18/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mLufthansa
Mon 29/723:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 28/5$1,016
Thu 12/910:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 35mLufthansa
Wed 16/1023:05SFO - SYD
Nonstop14h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 29/5$1,018
Wed 19/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 22/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/5$1,043
Thu 13/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 20/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/5$1,067
Fri 14/610:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 17/623:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/5$1,069

Find flights to San Francisco within your budget

Locate flights to San Francisco that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 540,491 searches and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

$822 - $1,336

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Price

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 23/10

2 stops25h 19m

San Francisco

Thu 14/11

1 stop19h 29m

$822

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 20/8

1 stop24h 10m

San Francisco

Thu 22/8

1 stop29h 35m

$853

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 20/10

2 stops20h 23m

San Francisco

Thu 14/11

2 stops29h 40m

$944

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 19/6

1 stop19h 30m

San Francisco

Sat 22/6

1 stop39h 20m

$978

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 21/6

Nonstop13h 30m

San Francisco

Sun 7/7

Nonstop15h 00m

$1,091

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 21/6

Nonstop13h 30m

San Francisco

Sun 30/6

Nonstop15h 00m

$1,137

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 7/11

2 stops42h 20m

San Francisco

Mon 11/11

1 stop17h 30m

$1,159

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 5/8

2 stops29h 28m

San Francisco

Sun 18/8

2 stops23h 52m

$1,174

Sydney Kingsford SmithSan Francisco

SYD - SFO

SYDSFO

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 22/10

Nonstop13h 20m

San Francisco

Sun 10/11

Nonstop14h 50m

$1,336

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Best time to book a flight to San Francisco

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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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Francisco, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, September is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 11.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 24 May 2024.

The best time to book flights to San Francisco is from September to November, when the city gets a late burst of sun, known as an ‘Indian Summer’, and the fog rolls away. This is the sweet spot for visiting as there are less tourists, better weather and good deals on hotels. Spring can also be a good time to visit before the peak season price hikes. Whale watchers will want to book flight tickets, as this is a popular activity at certain times of the year; for Grey Whales this is winter / spring, and for other whales; summer / autumn.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 26 May 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to San Francisco should consider flying on Saturday at midday, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Monday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to 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 an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated 29 May 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown American Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and China Airlines to San Francisco to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.8
Very Good
74 reviews
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
915 reviews
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.4
Very Good
573 reviews
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
1,468 reviews
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
896 reviews
8.8
Very Good
74 reviews

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Food

8.0

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

What is good to know if travelling to San Francisco?

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  • When is the best time to fly to San Francisco?

    Peak season: Not only do millions of travellers take cheap flights to San Francisco each year for holidays, it is also a popular world-class convention and conference destination. Summer months (June to August) are the peak season for tourism and business travellers, so be prepared for hotels near top sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury and the colourful Chinatowns to be booked up early. The city comes alive in the warmer months with many festivals, street fairs and special events taking place. San Francisco has a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters, but summer weather can be changeable, with fog, wind and cooler temperatures, so always bring extra layers and a light jacket. Off season: Winter (December to February) is the off season with winter temps hovering about the 15C mark, chill winds and more fog. Come armed with layers and wet weather gear too as the city gets everything from light rain showers, to torrential downpours. Some positive reasons to visit in winter are the ballet and opera seasons, you’ll find the cheapest flights to San Francisco and hotel rates are lower.

  • How long is the flight to San Francisco?

    Flights from Sydney to San Francisco – 13 hours 40 minutes. Flights from Melbourne to San Francisco – 16 hours. Flights from Brisbane to San Francisco – 16 hours 05 minutes. Flights from Perth to San Francisco – 19 hours 25 minutes.

  • Which airlines operate flights to San Francisco?

    Qantas and United Airlines operate regular direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney, or you can take a connecting flight from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with airlines such as Air New Zealand (via Auckland), Hawaiian Air (via Honolulu) or American Airlines (via Los Angeles).

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    After your flight lands at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), there are several options for getting to the city. There is a direct rail link to the city from the airport BART station on the Departures level of the International Terminal. SamTrans buses run regularly into downtown San Francisco or anywhere else you need to go. Shared shuttles are available and don’t need to be booked before 11pm, and taxi zones are on outside the arrivals building. For accessing other terminals, the AirTrain is a free people-mover that connects all four terminals. San Francisco’s historic streetcars and cable cars are a great way to see the city as they access the most popular tourist destinations.

  • What does SFO mean?

    This is defined as San Francisco Airport (SFO). Codes like SFO are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco?

    Booking a flight to San Francisco (SFO) is your only option if you intend on flying to San Francisco. It is only a 19.0 km journey from San Francisco to San Francisco’s city centre. SFO handles an average of 5 flights per day from Sydney. You should also have a few airline options to choose from. 18 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Sydney.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to San Francisco if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to San Francisco on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to San Francisco?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Hawaiian Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to San Francisco.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in San Francisco?

    San Francisco Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in San Francisco. One-way flights to San Francisco Airport typically cost $29, while return flights cost around $31.

  • How much is a return flight to San Francisco?

    A return flight to San Francisco will typically cost around $38, however they can be found for as little as $20.

  • Where does the fastest flight to San Francisco depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to San Francisco, Brisbane offers the quickest one-way flight (12 hours 55 minutes).

  • Which airport is closest to San Francisco City Hall?

    f being close to San Francisco City Hall is important to you, you’ll want to land at San Francisco Airport.

  • Does San Francisco Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at San Francisco Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to San Francisco Airport?

    Yes. San Francisco Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Grand Hyatt At Sfo is the closest property to San Francisco Airport (1.6 km away from San Francisco Airport).

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