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How to find the cheapest flight from Vancouver to San Francisco

All the information you need to plan the best 8CA to SFO flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

8CA - SFO

Price

C$ 266 - C$ 351

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 112 mm

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$ 340

From Vancouver to San Francisco

One-way from

C$ 175

One-way flight from Vancouver to San Francisco

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

To save up to 65% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Vancouver to San Francisco from C$ 496 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 707 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

July can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Vancouver with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 390. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as C$ 287. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Vancouver to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to San Francisco in December, January 2021

The best prices found for Vancouver to SFO flights for December, January
13 Dec. - 10 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

5h 35m
C$ 322

Delta

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Deal found 28/11/21

13 Dec. - 9 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 36m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

3h 59m
C$ 351

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec. - 20 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

3h 53m
C$ 379

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 1/12/21

Vancouver to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Vancouver found for this year
13 Dec. - 10 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

5h 35m
C$ 322

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

13 Dec. - 9 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 36m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

3h 59m
C$ 351

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec. - 20 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

3h 53m
C$ 379

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 1/12/21

Direct flights to San Francisco from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to San Francisco direct flight deals
13 Jan. - 16 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 23m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
C$ 248

Air Canada

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Deal found 29/11/21

25 Feb. - 28 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 29m
C$ 263

Air Canada

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Deal found 30/11/21

25 Feb. - 28 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 29m
C$ 268

Air Canada

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Deal found 30/11/21

Last minute flights from Vancouver to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Vancouver, departing today and this week
6 Dec. - 30 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

8h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
C$ 401

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29/11/21

6 Dec. - 30 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
C$ 417

Air Canada

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Deal found 29/11/21

7 Dec. - 30 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 46m
SFO

San Francisco

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
C$ 418

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

One-way flights to San Francisco from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to San Francisco
21 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 23m
C$ 148

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

10 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

9h 05m
C$ 152

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

10 Jan.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

4h 21m
C$ 157

Alaska Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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 14 flights from Vancouver to San Francisco per day from 10 different airlines.

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 for under C$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to San Francisco for under C$ 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 248, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 281.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco for under C$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to San Francisco under C$ 300. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to San Francisco is less than C$ 308.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to San Francisco for under C$ 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than C$ 500.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Vancouver to San Francisco round-trip from C$ 248. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Alaska Airlines, from C$ 261, and WestJet, from C$ 291. Users have found that Air Canada is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air Canada. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 148. Users have also found prices from C$ 152 and C$ 172 on Alaska Airlines and WestJet, respectively.

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

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

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Vancouver to San Francisco consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (95%), Air New Zealand (93%) or Singapore Airlines (92%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Vancouver to San Francisco is C$ 135. On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,439. The most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for C$ 179.

Other flights to San Francisco

Can I fly to San Francisco from Vancouver right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to San Francisco

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Vancouver from San Francisco?

Returning to Vancouver 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 Vancouver.

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

Alternative routes for Vancouver to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Victoria to Santa Anafrom C$ 178 pp
Victoria to San Diegofrom C$ 223 pp
Kelowna to Santa Anafrom C$ 276 pp

Top 8 airlines flying from Vancouver to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Allegiant Air
CheapestC$ 135
AverageC$ 215
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time88%
COVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 156
AverageC$ 371
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
CheapestC$ 161
AverageC$ 364
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestC$ 183
AverageC$ 373
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 202
AverageC$ 439
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 243
AverageC$ 450
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
CheapestC$ 281
AverageC$ 480
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
CheapestC$ 404
AverageC$ 538
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Vancouver to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Vancouver to San Francisco
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
56%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Vancouver to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Vancouver to San Francisco
Sunday11daily flights
Monday17daily flights
Tuesday14daily flights
Wednesday15daily flights
Thursday17daily flights
Friday15daily flights
Saturday11daily flights