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Low season

AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 13% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 19% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$295(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$264or less

Good deal one-way

$158or less

When to book flights from Miami to San Francisco

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $158 or less one-way and $264 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Miami to San Francisco was found 24 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 9% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airline flying Miami to San Francisco

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

5.7
Frontier
Overall score based on 39,611 reviews
6.4
Boarding
5.4
Comfort
6.8
Crew
4.6
Entertainment
4.7
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Seriously, extra charge for a seat and carryon? Crappy plane, etc."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delayed, baggage took over 40 mins to come at the end of the trip"

Cons: "Captains were late and could not turn on A/C Poor food options"

Pros: "Faster, good organization"
Cons: "Nothin for entertainment in large trip"

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I had I pay for my bag at the airport due to me forgetting to online and then was upgraded to the front. Thank you!"
Cons: "Zero"

Pros: "Friendly attitude"
Cons: "Should be an agent helping people in line at ticket counter. More ticket counter agents."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "It was delayed by 3 hrs due to the agencies own planes. And then our luggage was over an hour late getting to usee at baggage claim."

Pros: "Much better than some of these big name airlines claim to be. Will fly with them again."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Everything."

Pros: "efficient"

Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "Space"

Cons: "A snack would've been lovely!"

Cons: "Feeling like cattle...unorganized....late flights, rude staff (baggage claim people at SFO were horrible even mocking my choice of baggage). Super cramped, uncomfortable....and having to listen to frontier's infomercial about their credit card for 30 min"

Pros: "The boarding process"
Cons: "They nickle and dime everything"

Pros: "the low fares"
Cons: "the delays and carry on charges"

Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Frontier doesn't lease enough gates. Waited 35 minutes after landing for gate to clear. Both flights. Frontier late in unloading bags. Waited 40 minutes at luggage carousel. Frontier lost my bag"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "trash airline"

Pros: "Inexpensive"
Cons: "Seat extremely uncomfortable for a person my height (6') and not adjustable in any way. Not a ton of leg room either, though not noticeably less legroom than other airlines."

Cons: "The fact that u charge for seat selection and baggage and carry on and cargo is ridiculous!"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Delay for too long. It took so long after landing! What are the ground crews doing?"

Cons: "We were stuck on the runway for over an hour after we landed and getting our luggage was a DISASTER. They changed the location of our baggage claim carousel with minimal notice, only to change it back to the original carousel with NO NOTICE. It took over an hour again for our luggage to come out and it trickled in so slowly, that I ended up getting my bag a full two and a half hours after we landed. Awful experience."

Cons: "Frontier charges for the most basic amenities that other airlines provide (non alcoholic beverages and carry-on luggage space)."

Pros: "Nothing!!"
Cons: "Everything."

Pros: "Not"
Cons: "Everything . Plus they lost my bag. Will neve fly Frontier again."

Pros: "The passengers."
Cons: "How long it took us to land in Chicago and the fact that we were lied to about the situation. My Brother had landed in Chicago, but the captain was informing us that all were in a hold over O'hare."

Pros: "It felt clean."
Cons: "Surprise charges for seat assignments and outrageous charges for carry on luggage. Uncomfortable sears with no leg room. Too many announcements, ads spoken through intercom."

Cons: "luggage was lost seating very cramped had to rush to board, almost missed connection"

Pros: "They ripped me off on the carryon and the staff seemed to have animosity towards me"

Cons: "Frontier is the biggest rip off of an airline in America."

Pros: "Everything was excellent"

Pros: "Friendly passengers around me"
Cons: "Long delay, no meals available, no water offered, nothing to read"

Pros: "Excellente"
Cons: "Excellent"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything. what has happened to frontier? wont fly them again"

Pros: "The bare bones frontier philosophy leaves nothing to like"
Cons: "Feeling like cattle"

Pros: "Food"

Cons: "Delayed, no notifications"

Pros: "Staff were very friendly"
Cons: "Paying extra for my carrying on bag"

Cons: "The lack of wifi; the lack of leg room"

Pros: "They was fun and they made the people laugh"
Cons: "That nothing was free just a hot water that it suppose to be cold"

Pros: "Ok"

Cons: "I fly quite a bit. Take off was very rough. Also I have TSA Pre check but Frontier doesn't seem to have this so that was inconvenient."

Pros: "Cheapest airline ever"

Cons: "Un processional"

Cons: "Having to pay for coffee"

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from Miami to San Francisco

Airlines flying from Miami to San Francisco have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Miami to San Francisco

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Miami to San Francisco

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Miami to San Francisco

Pre-flight testing

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