Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Miami to San Francisco
American Airlines, Qantas Airways and British Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Miami to San Francisco. Confirm policies on booking site.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form.
Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
All other info
Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
An average nonstop flight takes 16h 11m, covering a distance of 2581 miles.
There are 130 (nonstop) flights between Miami and San Francisco per week, averaging 18 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Frontier ($68) and Multiple Airlines ($99), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Frontier ($166) and Multiple Airlines ($205).
American Airlines (6 times daily), Qantas Airways (4 times daily), British Airways (3 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Miami to San Francisco, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from San Francisco back to Miami , the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Miami you will be using Miami, often referred to as Miami Airport. You will be landing at San Francisco, also known as San Francisco Airport.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Miami to San Francisco.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San Francisco from Miami is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to San Francisco with an airline and back to Miami with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San Francisco from Miami up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Seriously, extra charge for a seat and carryon? Crappy plane, etc."
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"
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!"
Pros: "Friendly attitude"
Cons: "Should be an agent helping people in line at ticket counter. More ticket counter agents."
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."
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: "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"
Cons: "trash airline"
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: "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)."
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"
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"
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"
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"
Airlines flying from Miami to San Francisco have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Miami to San Francisco
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
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Miami to San Francisco
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Miami to San Francisco