Cheap flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to SFO flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to San Francisco International flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco International.
8CA - SFO
Price
C$ 323 - C$ 427

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$ 323

From Vancouver to San Francisco International

One-way from

C$ 294

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$ 661. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 786.

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$ 590 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 496. 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 afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 3% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International in June, July 2021

The best prices found for YVR to SFO flights for June, July
3 Jul - 1 Aug
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
20 Jul - 27 Jul
C$ 339pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Jul - 6 Jul
C$ 340pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver found for this year
3 Jul - 1 Aug
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
20 Jul - 27 Jul
C$ 339pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Jul - 6 Jul
C$ 340pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to San Francisco International direct flight deals
3 Jul - 1 Aug
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
20 Jul - 27 Jul
C$ 339pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Jul - 13 Jul
C$ 356pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
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
22 Jun - 8 Aug
C$ 361pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
24 Jun - 9 Aug
C$ 439pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
21 Jun - 3 Aug
C$ 462pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International
3:55 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.
Air Canada
Direct
2h 30m
YVR - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 295
8:55 a.m. - 9:16 a.m.
American Airlines
2 stops
24h 21m
YVR - SFO
American Airlines
C$ 304
3:36 a.m. - 5:47 a.m.
Delta
1 stop
26h 11m
YVR - SFO
Delta
C$ 306
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to San Francisco International

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

If you book a flight to San Francisco from Vancouver, you will be flying to San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 19.0 km from the centre of San Francisco. There are 0 flights from Vancouver to San Francisco per day from 10 different airlines.

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 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.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 365 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 365. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 338, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 365.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 365 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International under C$ 365. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to San Francisco International is less than C$ 453.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to San Francisco International for under C$ 365?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than C$ 365.

What days are direct flights available from Vancouver to San Francisco?

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

How many flights depart from Vancouver to San Francisco International on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from Vancouver to San Francisco a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

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 20m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 414. Vancouver and San Francisco International are separated by a distance of 1296 km. 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, Air Canada (C$ 338), WestJet (C$ 344), and Delta (C$ 358) offers the cheapest pricing from Vancouver to San Francisco International. You may be able to fly from Vancouver to San Francisco International for 9% 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 Air Canada (C$ 157), Alaska Airlines (C$ 191), and WestJet (C$ 199).

Alternative routes for Vancouver to San Francisco International

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco International

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to San Francisco International.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.83
Flight duration
2h 23m

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
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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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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Air Canada
C$ 190 C$ 352 No cancel fee 67%
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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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