Best time to beat the crowds with an average 31% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 24% increase in price.
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
When to book flights from Reno to San Francisco
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from RNO to San Francisco
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $157 or less one-way and $157 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Reno to San Francisco was found 72 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be February, March and April. The cheapest month to fly is November.
Morning departure is around 288% 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
FAQs for booking flights from Reno to San Francisco
There are usually 51 direct flights each day leaving Reno in the direction of San Francisco, for a total of 357 flights weekly.
United Airlines connects Reno to San Francisco up to 13 flights per day, followed by Air Canada (11 flights per day), and Air New Zealand (7 flights per day). However, there are also other airlines serving flights from RNO to San Francisco.
The earliest flight leaves Reno at at 6:05 am and lands in San Francisco at at 7:21 am.
The last flight leaves Reno at at 8:31 pm and lands in San Francisco at at 9:42 pm.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Reno and San Francisco: Air Canada, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Lufthansa, ANA, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, and United Airlines.
The Canadair (Bombardier) Regional Jet is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Reno to San Francisco flight route.
Star Alliance is the only airline alliance operating flights between Reno and San Francisco.
There are nonstop flights from Reno to San Francisco on a daily basis.
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 Reno to San Francisco.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San Francisco from Reno 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 Reno with another airline. Booking your flights between Reno and SFO can sometimes prove cheaper using this method.
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 Reno up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.