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Flight information for Washington to San Francisco
(WAS to SFO)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Washington to San Francisco
Best Price Found$53The best one-way flight to San Francisco from Washington in the past 72 hours is $53. The best round-trip flight deal from Washington to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $128.
Fastest flight time5h 51mThe fastest flight from Washington to San Francisco takes 5h 51m
Direct flightsMon, Wed and SatDirect flights go from Washington to San Francisco on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Airlines offering direct flights are: United Airlines and Air New Zealand.
Airports in San Francisco1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Washington to San Francisco

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from Washington is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Washington for San Francisco?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to San Francisco?

at noon

Washington to San Francisco flights are approximately 21% more expensive in the morning than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Francisco from Washington?

Frontier

American Airlines, Delta, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Washington to San Francisco

What is the cheapest Washington to San Francisco flight route?

Washington Reagan-National - San Francisco

Fly from Washington Reagan-National to San Francisco for the best Washington - San Francisco flight prices

How far in advance should you book Washington to San Francisco flights?

31 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Washington to San Francisco is approximately 31 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Washington to San Francisco

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Washington to San Francisco by changing tabs
Frontier
Feb 12
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 13
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 06m
1 stop
BWI4:05 amBaltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Feb 7
BWI8:00 amBaltimore/Washington
21h 44m
2 stops
SFO5:44 amSan Francisco
Feb 13
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 06m
1 stop
BWI4:05 amBaltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Feb 12
IAD5:30 amWashington Dulles Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
SFO6:26 pmSan Francisco
Feb 15
SFO5:35 pmSan Francisco
14h 47m
1 stop
IAD8:22 amWashington Dulles Intl
Frontier
Feb 12
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 25
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
12h 02m
1 stop
BWI8:01 amBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
Mar 15
DCA2:45 pmWashington Reagan-National
8h 27m
1 stop
SFO11:12 pmSan Francisco
Mar 28
SFO8:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 23m
1 stop
DCA5:22 amWashington Reagan-National
Frontier
Feb 9
DCA1:34 pmWashington Reagan-National
8h 30m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 14
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 21m
1 stop
DCA4:20 amWashington Reagan-National

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Washington to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights from Washington to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier and United Airlines
Frontier
Feb 12
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Mar 14
BWI8:55 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 27m
1 stop
SFO8:22 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 23
IAD9:15 amWashington Dulles Intl
13h 12m
1 stop
SFO10:27 pmSan Francisco

Search last-minute flights to San Francisco from Washington

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Washington to San Francisco
Frontier
Feb 5
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 11
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
9h 29m
1 stop
BWI5:28 amBaltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Feb 2
BWI6:49 amBaltimore/Washington
22h 56m
2 stops
SFO5:45 amSan Francisco
Feb 11
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
9h 29m
1 stop
BWI5:28 amBaltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Feb 5
IAD5:35 amWashington Dulles Intl
14h 24m
1 stop
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
Feb 9
SFO1:35 amSan Francisco
11h 41m
1 stop
IAD1:16 pmWashington Dulles Intl
Frontier
Feb 2
DCA1:35 pmWashington Reagan-National
8h 27m
1 stop
SFO10:02 pmSan Francisco
Feb 8
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 21m
1 stop
DCA4:20 amWashington Reagan-National
Frontier
Feb 5
DCA8:10 amWashington Reagan-National
13h 54m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 8
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
13h 45m
1 stop
DCA9:44 amWashington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
Feb 6
BWI1:25 pmBaltimore/Washington
18h 30m
1 stop
SFO7:55 amSan Francisco
Feb 11
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
9h 29m
1 stop
BWI5:28 amBaltimore/Washington

Best airlines flying from Washington to San Francisco

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Washington to San Francisco with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $108
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

Got me from point A to point B!

1 / 10
Sun Country Air
PriceFrom $141
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.6

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

6.4

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Easy boarding, plenty of overhead space, entertaining staff, good progress communication, and on-time arrival.

1 / 10
JetBlue
PriceFrom $171
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

6.9

Food

Reviews

Smooth trip. No problems no delays and that's great.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $176
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $177
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Even after posting extra for comfort +, the seats do not recline!

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $178
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Always great service

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $178
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Bring own entertainment and food. Amenities in economy are a thing of the past with United

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $203
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.3
6.4

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.0

Entertainment

5.3

Food

Reviews

Spirit is an awful airline. Rude gate workers in Las Vegas. Ridiculous bag charges. No leg room. I'll never be lured to this airline again.

1 / 10

Frontier flights from Washington to San Francisco

Our best Frontier deals on Washington to San Francisco flight tickets
Frontier
Feb 5
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 11
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
9h 29m
1 stop
BWI5:28 amBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
Feb 12
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 13
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 06m
1 stop
BWI4:05 amBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
Feb 12
BWI9:23 amBaltimore/Washington
12h 41m
1 stop
SFO10:04 pmSan Francisco
Feb 25
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
12h 02m
1 stop
BWI8:01 amBaltimore/Washington

United Airlines flights from Washington to San Francisco

Our best United Airlines deals on Washington to San Francisco flight tickets
United Airlines
Feb 12
IAD5:30 amWashington Dulles Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
SFO6:26 pmSan Francisco
Feb 15
SFO5:35 pmSan Francisco
14h 47m
1 stop
IAD8:22 amWashington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Mar 6
IAD5:10 pmWashington Dulles Intl
12h 25m
1 stop
SFO5:35 amSan Francisco
Mar 7
SFO5:56 amSan Francisco
5h 05m
IAD11:01 amWashington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Mar 2
IAD5:30 amWashington Dulles Intl
14h 23m
1 stop
SFO7:53 pmSan Francisco
Mar 8
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
14h 27m
1 stop
IAD8:07 amWashington Dulles Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Washington to San Francisco offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Washington to San Francisco, such as United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Washington to San Francisco by plane?

    San Francisco is 2432.6 mi away from Washington. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 5h 56m.


Can I fly to San Francisco from Washington right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Can I fly back to Washington from San Francisco?

Returning to Washington from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

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

If you are planning to travel to San Francisco at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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