Cheap flights from Seattle to San Francisco

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The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco are usually found in October or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to SFO flight in 2022: compare Seattle to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SEA - SFO
Price
C$ 117 - C$ 237
SFO
Temperature
11 - 17 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 112 mm

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 152

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

C$ 102

One-way flight from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco

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 Seattle to San Francisco?

Flights from Seattle to San Francisco are generally found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 127% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Seattle to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 308, or C$ 482 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Seattle. Prices for October average C$ 229 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 139. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May. Opting for a October flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to San Francisco (SEA - SFO)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Seattle to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Seattle to San Francisco in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SEA to SFO flights for June, July
20 Jul - 26 Jul
C$ 231pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
17 Jul - 27 Jul
C$ 244pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
29 Jul - 2 Aug
C$ 255pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Seattle found for this year
17 Sep - 24 Sep
C$ 179pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4 Oct - 13 Oct
C$ 205pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
24 Sep - 1 Oct
C$ 218pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from Seattle

Save time with Seattle to San Francisco direct flight deals
17 Sep - 24 Sep
C$ 179pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4 Oct - 13 Oct
C$ 205pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
24 Sep - 1 Oct
C$ 218pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Seattle, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 5 Jul
C$ 308pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
3 Jul - 5 Jul
C$ 320pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
30 Jun - 7 Nov
C$ 321pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to San Francisco
12:22 p.m. - 2:34 p.m.
United Airlines
Direct
2h 12m
SEA - SFO
United Airlines
C$ 102
United
4:05 a.m. - 4:10 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 05m
SEA - SFO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 225
Gotogate
5:12 p.m. - 7:24 p.m.
Delta
Direct
2h 12m
SEA - SFO
Delta
C$ 232
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to San Francisco

What airports do I use to fly from Seattle to San Francisco?

If you book a flight from Seattle to San Francisco, you will be flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) take 2h 09m for a nonstop flight. There are 58 flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco per day from 4 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Seattle to San Francisco for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to San Francisco for under C$ 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 179, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 246.

Are there direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Seattle to San Francisco under C$ 200. A good price for a direct flight from Seattle to San Francisco is less than C$ 269.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to San Francisco for under C$ 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than C$ 400.

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

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

How popular is this Seattle to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco was viewed by 67 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 88 flights depart from Seattle to San Francisco per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 34% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Seattle to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Seattle to San Francisco can take about 2h 07m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 179. The distance between Seattle and San Francisco is about 1099 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Currently priced at C$ 179, Delta will fly you from Seattle to San Francisco and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Alaska Airlines for as low as C$ 229. Delta is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

C$ 89 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, with prices starting from C$ 102 and C$ 115, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Seattle to San Francisco?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Seattle to San Francisco consider choosing Air France (99%), Avianca (97%) or SkyWest Airlines (96%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Seattle to San Francisco is C$ 265. On average you can expect to pay C$ 343. The most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for C$ 263.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Seattle to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Seattle to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Seattle?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Seattle from San Francisco?

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Alternative routes for Seattle to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to San Francisco.
Flight duration from SEA to SFO
2h 14m
Average temperature for June in San Francisco
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Seattle to San Francisco 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
Delta
C$ 82 C$ 146 No cancel fee N/A
Search Delta flights
Alaska Airlines
C$ 127 C$ 202 No cancel fee 75%
Search Alaska Airlines flights
United Airlines
C$ 190 C$ 378 No cancel fee 69%
Search United Airlines flights

Hourly flight availability from Seattle to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Seattle towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Seattle to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Seattle to San Francisco.
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
71 daily flights
Tuesday
71 daily flights
Wednesday
78 daily flights
Thursday
55 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
47 daily flights
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