Cheap flights from Toronto to San Francisco

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The best prices from Toronto to San Francisco are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Toronto to San Francisco

All the information you need to plan the best YTO to SFO flight in 2021: compare Toronto to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

YTO - SFO

Price

C$ 455 - C$ 561

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 112 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 580

From Toronto (YTO) to San Francisco

One-way from

C$ 244

One-way flight from Toronto (YTO) to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Toronto to San Francisco?

Flights from Toronto to San Francisco are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Toronto to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 59 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 Toronto to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 694, or C$ 825 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Toronto to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Toronto to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 520.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Toronto to San Francisco (YTO - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Toronto to San Francisco at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Toronto to San Francisco in November, December 2021

The best prices found for YTO to SFO flights for November, December
12 Dec. - 15 Dec.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

18h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

2 stops

13h 06m
C$ 464

American Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec. - 15 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

28h 33m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

3 stops

21h 00m
C$ 479

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

11 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 41m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 48m
C$ 481

Air Canada

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Deal found 27/11/21

Toronto to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Toronto found for this year
12 Dec. - 15 Dec.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

18h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

2 stops

13h 06m
C$ 464

American Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec. - 15 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

28h 33m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

3 stops

21h 00m
C$ 479

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

11 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 41m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 48m
C$ 481

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Direct flights to San Francisco from Toronto

Save time with Toronto to San Francisco direct flight deals
27 Jan. - 4 Feb.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 47m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 48m
C$ 416

Air Canada

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Deal found 29/11/21

17 Jan. - 21 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 47m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 48m
C$ 428

Air Canada

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Deal found 29/11/21

5 Mar. - 11 Mar.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

5h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 54m
C$ 432

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

Last minute flights from Toronto to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Toronto, departing today and this week
10 Dec. - 13 Dec.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

19h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
C$ 513

American Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

8 Dec. - 21 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

13h 56m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

4h 48m
C$ 519

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

7 Dec. - 9 Dec.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

18h 46m
SFO

San Francisco

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

2 stops

22h 05m
C$ 537

American Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

One-way flights to San Francisco from Toronto

The cheapest one-way flights from Toronto to San Francisco
1 Mar.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 25m
C$ 166

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/11/21

21 Apr.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 24m
C$ 184

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/11/21

24 Jan.
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 35m
C$ 185

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Toronto to San Francisco flights?

You can fly to San Francisco from Pearson International Airport on the choice of many different flight options. You’ll be landing at the San Francisco International Airport. You can get there on a direct flight or one that has one or two stops on the way. The San Francisco International Airport is located in San Mateo County unincorporated. This is a major stopover point for flights heading to Asia and Europe from the US and Canada. It’s the biggest and busiest airport in the Bay Area. It’s the second busiest in the state of California.

Which airlines fly directly from Toronto to San Francisco?

The airlines that fly direct for this route are Air Canada and United. The flight is a little more than five and a half hours. You can try to save a little money sometimes by booking something with a stopover. Some of them don’t add much in terms of travel time.

What are the stopover options between Toronto to San Francisco?

Most flights to San Francisco from Toronto have one stop. Delta makes stops in Minneapolis sometimes, and often in Detroit. Most of the stopovers only add about two and a half hours of travel time to your trip. You could also see stops in Atlanta with Delta. WestJet stops in Calgary for a few hours so your trip ends up being 10 to 11 hours long. American Airlines stops in Charlotte or Chicago usually. You could also see stopovers in Dallas or Philadelphia.

Do I need a passport or a visa to fly from Toronto to San Francisco?

You do need your passport to fly to San Francisco. This is an international flight as you’re crossing the border to the US. You will not need a visa, however, unless you are going to work or study. You also can’t invest in anything like real estate if you don’t have a visa.

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

If you book a flight to San Francisco from Toronto, 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 2 flights from Toronto to San Francisco per day from 8 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Toronto to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Toronto to San Francisco for under C$ 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Toronto to San Francisco for under C$ 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 315, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 390.

Are there direct flights from Toronto to San Francisco for under C$ 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Toronto to San Francisco under C$ 500. A good price for a direct flight from Toronto to San Francisco is less than C$ 481.

Are there last-minute flights available from Toronto to San Francisco for under C$ 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Toronto to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than C$ 600.

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

According to our current data, Flair Airlines (C$ 333), Delta (C$ 399), and Air Canada (C$ 416) offers the cheapest pricing from Toronto to San Francisco. Users have found that Flair Airlines is 46% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Toronto to San Francisco?

While some choose either Toronto Island - San Francisco or Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo - San Francisco, Toronto Pearson Intl - San Francisco is the most popular route from Toronto to San Francisco.

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

Before booking your flight from Toronto to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Toronto to San Francisco on time: Austrian Airlines (62%), Singapore Airlines (44%), Air Canada (40%).

What are the cheapest flights from Toronto to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from Toronto to San Francisco is generally C$ 637, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 243. When looking at the most popular route, (Toronto Pearson Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay C$ 360 for that flight.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Toronto right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Toronto to San Francisco

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Toronto must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Toronto are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to Toronto from San Francisco?

Returning to Toronto from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Toronto.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Toronto.

Alternative routes for Toronto to San Francisco

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Top 6 airlines flying from Toronto to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Toronto to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 227
AverageC$ 551
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 310
AverageC$ 542
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestC$ 340
AverageC$ 472
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestC$ 343
AverageC$ 611
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
CheapestC$ 405
AverageC$ 851
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 517
AverageC$ 699
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Toronto to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Toronto to San Francisco
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50%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
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0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Toronto to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Toronto to San Francisco
Sunday1daily flight
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday1daily flight
Saturday1daily flight