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The best prices from Vancouver to San Francisco International are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to San Francisco International (SFO)

8CA - SFO
Price
C$ 337 - C$ 445

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 337

From Vancouver to San Francisco International

One-way from

C$ 233

One-way flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Vancouver to San Francisco International?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco International. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at C$ 690. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 820.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to San Francisco International?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco International from Vancouver. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 615 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 517. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to San Francisco International (8CA - SFO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Vancouver to San Francisco International in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International in January, February 2021

The best prices found for YVR to SFO flights for January, February
10 Feb - 17 Feb
C$ 321pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Feb - 17 Feb
C$ 325pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Feb - 3 Mar
C$ 337pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver found for this year
31 Mar - 7 Apr
C$ 317pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Feb - 17 Feb
C$ 321pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Feb - 17 Feb
C$ 325pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to San Francisco International direct flight deals
26 May - 13 Jun
C$ 328pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 May - 11 May
C$ 345pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Feb - 16 Feb
C$ 358pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 11 Feb
C$ 436pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 Jan - 11 Feb
C$ 441pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 Jan - 14 Feb
C$ 443pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Alaska Airlines
2 stops
7h 45m
YVR - SFO
Alaska Airlines
C$ 234
9:50 a.m. - 12:22 p.m.
Air Canada
Direct
2h 32m
YVR - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 241
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2:25 a.m. - 1:34 p.m.
Delta
2 stops
11h 09m
YVR - SFO
Delta
C$ 259
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to San Francisco International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 380 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 380. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 317, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 344.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Vancouver to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air Canada, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Vancouver to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 380 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 17 direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International under C$ 380. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International is less than C$ 439.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 507?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than C$ 507.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 25 °C range in September. The weather in San Francisco is generally hotter than Vancouver's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International?

A quick flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International can take about 2h 21m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 378. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Vancouver to San Francisco International round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta (C$ 318), British Airways (C$ 325), and American Airlines (C$ 338) offers the cheapest pricing from Vancouver to San Francisco International. You may be able to fly from Vancouver to San Francisco International for 18% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to San Francisco International one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International are Delta (C$ 187), Alaska Airlines (C$ 192), and Air Canada (C$ 196).

Alternative routes for Vancouver to San Francisco International

Destination information for San Francisco International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Vancouver to San Francisco International
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.79
Flight duration
2h 22m

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Vancouver to San Francisco International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to San Francisco International choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Allegiant Air
C$ 105 C$ 168 No cancel fee 88%
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Alaska Airlines
C$ 126 C$ 285 No cancel fee 75%
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Delta
C$ 144 C$ 292 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
C$ 190 C$ 336 No cancel fee 67%
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WestJet
C$ 122 C$ 340 No cancel fee 60%
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American Airlines
C$ 158 C$ 344 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
C$ 220 C$ 376 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
C$ 317 C$ 421 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from Vancouver to San Francisco International

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