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January

High season

April

Cheapest flight

$33

Average price round-trip

$225

Good deal round-trip

$166

Good deal one-way

$119
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Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.
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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $119 or less one-way and $166 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to San Diego was found 28 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 March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly is January.
  • Morning departure is around 7% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Several airlines run multiple lounges at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Such lounges include American Airlines Admirals Club and Delta Sky Club. Those who’ll be flying United Airlines will operate through Terminal 3, and they can find their lounge in Concourse F (inside security). These lounges are accessible to any traveler provided they agree to pay for a day pass.
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) features four passenger terminals. There’s a separate International Terminal that is delinked from the other three domestic terminals. AirTrain makes inter-terminal movement easier, as it makes regular departures every 5-15min. Also, travelers can use the walkways if they’re not in a hurry and want to burn some calories.
  • Travelers whose flights are scheduled for the early morning should consider passing a night in one of the many hotels adjacent to SFO. Usually, these establishments offer courtesy shuttles to drop their clients at their respective departure terminals. Therefore, plan and reserve a room at the Aloft San Francisco Airport to get to the airport in time, hassle-free.
  • Families traveling from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) with their kids will be keen to know that SFO features rooms where moms can pump and breastfeed in privacy. These suites are situated in Terminal 3, near gates E5, F4 and F16. Also, there are sockets, sinks and chairs at your disposal.
  • Travelers who leave behind their cars before their voyage from SFO to San Diego International Airport (SAN) will have an easy time dropping them off. There are expansive parking garages, all linked to the terminals by AirTrain Blue Line. This service operates regularly every 5-15min.
  • Enjoy non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Diego with Alaska, Southwest, or United Airlines. These flights take off throughout both the day and evening and last about an hour and a half. You will depart from San Francisco International Airport and will land at San Diego International Airport.
  • Parking at San Francisco International Airport is abundant. There is long-term parking found both in a garage and lot. Parking costs around $25 per day and includes express entry and exit. Shuttle service to airport terminals is also provided 24/7.
  • Along with food and shopping, San Francisco International Airport offers a number of cultural and educational opportunities. Learn about the history of the airport through exhibits in international terminal hall. You might also read a book in the Christian Science Reading Room (Terminal 1, near Gate 40) or watch a short film in the screening room which is also in the international terminal hall.
  • San Diego International Airport, or SAN, is conveniently located off of I-5. It is a short drive from outdoor attractions like Windansea Beach and La Jolla Caves, and than 10 minutes from Petco Park (home of the San Diego Padres) and the downtown area.
  • Getting to downtown or other communities in San Diego from the airport is quite convenient via Bus Route 992. It is only a 10-minute ride and the bus will pick you up just outside of baggage claim. If you don’t want to use public transportation, there are a number of transportation companies that provide shuttle service from the airport -- simply catch a shuttle at Transportation Plaza in either Terminal 1 or 2.
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Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 31827 reviews
8.5Boarding
8.2Comfort
8.8Crew
7.8Entertainment
7.8Food
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You let us on the plane without having the plane inspected. Then we had to deboard and then reboard. Very inconsiderate.

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You let us on the plane without having the plane inspected. Then we had to deboard and then reboard. Very inconsiderate.

Very little overhead space! Smaller compartments than I was used to.

Travel delay on return flight

They made us check our carry on bags but when we entered the plane there were several overhead bins that had lots of space left. We brought carry on bags so we wouldn’t have to check them. Then we had a long layover and no access to our bags during the layover because they made us check them.

Everything was perfect .

Everything went great

On time both ways, coming and going.

Easy to use

They were on time. Staff was professional and pleasant. Allowed me to have a carry on and select my seat. Very reasonable cost. Easy online check on and sms reminders. Will fly with them again.

Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "All good"
Cons: "reservation changes were not communicated well and kept changing"
Cons: "WIFI was not working"
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "The first class crew were TERRIBLE! They were obviously not happy to be there or be working. Didn’t check back on us, didn’t pick up our empty glasses, and didn’t even say goodbye. Too busy just talking to each other. I assume this was because it was an American flight. I’ll fly Southwest next tim"
Pros: "Great crew, nice service, comfortable."
Cons: "Nothing. Loved it."
Pros: "Seat was good. Crew Service also was good"
Cons: "Didn’t like sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes after arriving. Got very warm and uncomfortable to breathe"
Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"
Cons: "2 hour delay on take off"
Pros: "I sat between two people who were lovely to talk with, but were much larger than me and i felt squished in between them. I felt pretty claustrophobic. Note to self, to choose window or isle."
Cons: "longer seats."
Cons: "Flight was delayed."
Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "Fast flight"
Cons: "Blanket provided"
Pros: "Crew so polite and friendly. Also very accommodating with young man with special needs."
Cons: "It is much better now"
Cons: "Extra leg space"
Pros: "I liked the mood lighting, the spacious area under the seat in front of my aisle seat, the choice in movies, and that every seat had a screen."
Cons: "The takeoff and landing were smooth except that the plane felt like it was fishtailing a bit. Otherwise, it was great!"
Pros: "Crew great. Leg room better then I have seen on other flights."
Cons: "Can we go back to the virgin way!!!! Charge me more in the overall price for a seat. It feels like such a scam. I booked with my boyfriend and I can’t pick seats. Then when we get to airport I have a seat but he doesn’t. Then we don’t sit together. With United if you have the card you can pick."
Cons: "Faster on time and help when late. Awful"
Pros: "Helpful polite people , on time, luggage was delivered quickly"
Cons: "A little more food on the 4+ hour flight. Otherwise a great experience!!"
Pros: "I'm an aviation enthusiast. It was the plane I liked..."
Cons: "Nothing that Alaska Air could have fixed."
Pros: "Crew was super nice and plane was quite empty"
Cons: "Take off got delayed (not in Alaska Airlines' control though), but all in all a very pleasant flight."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and fun. Seats were roomy with plenty of leg room."
Cons: "No soap in bathroom stall. Told crew who tried to correct it but it was broken. Boo..."
Pros: "I always enjoy Alaska but this was another level. I was horribly late and still processing at security with 10mins until take off and the guy at the gate called me to see where I was - gave me mins to make it - which I did - just.. I was traveling to San Diego to meet my family for the weekend - I would’ve been in severe trouble had I missed the flight. Thanks Alaska!!"
Cons: "We were to leave the airport at 3pm, but didn't leave until 5pm. So we ended up arriving at 6:30 instead of 4:30. Not happy at all"
Pros: "Seats were decently comfy. Good entertainment selection."
Cons: "Delayed almost 2 hours"
Cons: "I was in 1st class and they ran out of breakfast options."
Pros: "The spacious seats. Great customer service. Fast and smooth site."
Cons: "For some reason when I booked the flight for my boyfriend and I we were seated apart from each other in a different row."
Cons: "There was only water served then 30 minutes before landing they served juice. We had to ask if we wanted some of the cookies they are suppose to give out"
Pros: "I used an expensive backpack that lost a major fastener that rendered it basically useless."
Cons: "I didn’t like the way they handled my luggage. I can’t get another backpack like the one Alaska Airlines ruined. I’m sad."
Cons: "They cancelled my 5:30 pm flight and text me that they put me on a 6a.m. flight the next morning without offering me a hotel or anything. I had to make new arrangements myself and the only option was to fly out earlier in the day and lose a day of sightseeing and time with family that I made the trip for in the first place. I had to race to the airport to get there in time. It ruined our trip."
Pros: "I had no problems with my pet"
Cons: "Great flight fast Only thing was I didn’t get my boarding pass for my second flight and I had to go through security all over again"
Cons: "If there was a less than one star that is what they deserve. SFO flight was late. They gave away my seat on my connection to Kalispell. They basically blamed me for being late and not being there on time. Two others from my flight were allowed to make the connection but told me that they gave my seat away because I was late. We all showed up at the same time from the late flight. I talked to 3 people including customer service and did not get a single “I’m Sorry”. Do they not communicate with each other when a flight is late and they have passengers for connections running late? They told me they don’t talk. The best they can do is put me standby for 9:30 flight and if I cannot get on that flight I have to wait until morning. My daughter is in a competition tomorrow morning and thanks to Alaska Airlines I’m going to miss it. I’m sitting here writing this review, paying for a dinner I should not be paying for and probably searching out a hotel room until morning when I can catch a flight. Unbelievable the lack of empathy."
Cons: "There were no snacks offered. We took off late and sat on the plane for 30 minutes before the captain came on to announce there was a delay"
Pros: "Everything in Alaska’s control went great. The passengers not as much."
Pros: "The mood lighting on the plane."
Cons: "Not applicable; everything about this flight was great!"
Pros: "There was a huge line for security but a sign telling us to expect a 15/20 minute wait made it more acceptable. The boarding to the Alaska flight itself was seemless and the on board staff were very friendly and helped stow my bag. The captain apologized for the late departure of only 30 minutes and kept us informed of how the flight was progressing."
Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"
Pros: "Everything about the flight, from boarding to deplaning."
Cons: "The menu could use an upgrade but that’s the only thing bad I could say..."
Pros: "Alaska is great as always and try to fly with them when traveling!"

i missed the cutoff for luggage by 1 minute in eugene. the woman told me i have to bring my big suitcase with me and check it on the plane but i would be fine . There were several others and getting through was long and by the time we got to the gate they had just shut it . i was out on the next flight from eugene to san francisco but could not get on a flight from san francisco to san diego until late in the afternoon. i had to be in mexico to give a talk and they said that there would be no room on the first connecting flight. So i purchased a ticket on line to be sure I could get to my talk. I went to the United Agent in Eugene behind the counter and explained what i had done and she promised me she would be sure my suitcase made the new flight . It did not . i am on my way to Tecate Mexico and my suitcase with all my clothes and information for my talk is in san francisco . She was certain and said for sure the suitcase would be with me and I am very distressed -I used 55,000 miles to make sure i was on time and now i don’t have my suitcase abs necessary things and no one seems to know how to get it to my hotel .

Cons: "1 out of 2 bags came on a later plane."
Pros: "Seats, flight attendant"
Cons: "Boarding is still a bit of a mess given how many people are in Group 1 or better."
Cons: "Was delay"
Cons: "On time departure and arrival"
Pros: "The boarding was fast and the flight was Short. Can’t say much about the food since the flight took only about over an hour. The crews were nice and friendly."
Cons: "The flight was delayed."
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "Please don't board us and then proceed to make us wait on the plane for an additional two hours. The flight is onnly 80 minutes... and we waited in our seats with no entertainment or services for two hours. Please do not board passengers when you know that we won't be able to take off -- that's ridiculous!"
Pros: "Friendly crew, on time and perfect landing"
Cons: "A very rude boarding agent insulted a young man from another country who was boarding in front of me. He misunderstood that they wanted him to check his luggage instead of carry it on. The agent yelled at him and shamed him in front of other passengers. United strikes again!! Seriously folks, you suck!"
Cons: "No leg room"
Pros: "My entire family was upgraded into better seats. For my two kids, they were moved into economy plus. My wife and I were upgraded to first class. I did not ask for the upgrade, nor was I charged for the upgrade. So as you can imagine we were all very pleased. Even our bag's were properly managed upon our arrival."
Cons: "Snack selecton was poor and there was no entertainment."
Cons: "My 10:00 p.m. flight was canceled so I had to spend the night trying to sleep in the airport. Have you ever had to do that? Not fun."
Pros: "The middle seat was empty, the boarding process was fast."
Cons: "I always feel a bit crowded in United flights, the seats are very close. Tried to used the free inflight entertainment and it didn’t work in my computer, which was a bummer. The arm rest was sticky."
Cons: "Didn't like sitting in the middle and separated from husband who was traveling with me"
Cons: "We had to run to get to our plane because of the ridiculous time-window you guys allowed (15 minutes if everything went according to plan--which it didn't)."
Pros: "Boarding was very easy , no long line , trip was on time ."
Cons: "slightly delayed"
Pros: "Awesome"
Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Delayed"
Pros: "The girl next to me was kinda cute"
Cons: "Nothing the airline can fix, just slow passengers. Maybe allow the more experienced flyer to sit up front so we can get off the plane faster"
Cons: "Leg room and seats are way too tight and uncomfortable and I am on the thinner side. Can imagine how hard for larger people. Really cringe at having to pay for check in luggage as very used to Southwest's 2 free."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Worst flight I've ever had... stayed on the runway for 45 min and didn't say one word to the passengers"
Pros: "I was concerned about my carry on !I the lady at the counter told me I will be fine,and let me preboard ! This helped me with my anxiety !! Flight was delayed , waiting for other passengers! we were informed in a timely manner!"
Pros: "Great flight attendants"
Cons: "Seats too small"
Pros: "Crew was friendly, flight was on time."
Cons: "Food is actually not applicable"
Cons: "Given that both flights were delayed - my luggage managed to not make the second flight leaving me to cancel my plans for the evening. There was more than enough time in between flights."
Pros: "Arrived safely and almost on time despite late departure."
Cons: "Boarded plane in nonsensical manner. Had to try to walk opposite the flow of traffic to find room in overhead luggage compartment. Plane was too cold."
Pros: "Nice flight. Did not seem I was in the plane as long as stated by the crew. All were attentive to the needs of the passengers."
Cons: "Boarding is a long drawn out procedure and the same hassle in every United terminal."
Pros: "quick and easy flight"
Cons: "overhead wasn't full but they still tried to make me gate check my bag"
Pros: "Super friendly funny attendant"
Pros: "Always very easy to fly with united. Very friendly crew, and very helpful with my bag."
Cons: "Liked it all."
Pros: "Good movie options, quick boarding process."
Pros: "The crew that bothered to show up were fine, not overly friendly as they SHOULD have been due to the extreme delay."
Cons: "I checked in online and printed my ticket a few hours before my flight, so I was dropped off at the terminal where my gate was supposed to be. THEN after I get through security, I find out my gate has been changed to another terminal- one for international flights. I had to walk for 30 minutes with my heavy carry-on to find the correct gate. Then the flight was so incredibly delayed because a flight attendant decided to just not show up for work. So unprofessional! If the flight had been delayed because of uncontrollable conditions, then that would be another story, but come on! A flight attendant not showing up for work? That's pathetic."
Pros: "check in at a kiosk"
Cons: "everything was good"
Pros: "All"
Cons: "Same as above haven't even made it home yet. I recommend kayak not work with united unless u want to lose business."
Pros: "Short direct tv preview was lovely. Helped relax"
Cons: "I didn't like how late the flight was and we weren't getting information on what was happening."
Cons: "I could be riding my bike to the destination faster than this. You airlines overbook your flights and then can't handle any slipups if something goes wrong, then your "customers" become the dominoes that fall. With the risk that I must stay overnight in the airport!!!!!! OUTRAGEOUSLY TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "The crew was friendly"
Cons: "Some passenger were allowed to carry more them the 2 bag carry on rules."
Cons: "The flight was a little pricey, but that was to be expected from my short notice purchase!"
Pros: "Flight was not completely full"
Cons: "Should have meal if flight is during normal dinner time"
Pros: "They were prompt and polite"
Cons: "Delayed flight so they transferred us to American which turned out to be delayed and we missed our connection in LA and had to stay the night. They could not find us on the computer system because of the transfer. We took the train home at our own expense. Not happy with costumer service. There was a lack of efficiency and care. We were in the air for 4.5 hours but spent two whole days traveling. No thank you united and American!"
Pros: "Everything else was fine."
Cons: "Once we boarded the flight people started getting text messages that there was mechanical issues and there would be a half hour delay. Crew didn't even know. Then pilot said there would be an hour delay because they had to wait for a "deadhead" pilot. That should be unacceptable."
Cons: "After sleeping in the airport all night, I was put in the seat next to the restroom which smelled really bad"
Cons: "very late."
Pros: "Both flights were early, which was nice for a change."
Pros: "I got to my destination safely."
Cons: "The endless delays, small leg room, small seating, pressurization of the cabin fluctuated which plugged my ears a lot."
Cons: "flight delay. no plane at the gate for 30 minutes after time to board."
Pros: "Price was right and my golf clubs arrived without incident."
Cons: "Flight was delayed over 1 hour with little explanation."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by almost two hours so I missed the flight from Denver to Charlotte. Because of the way this flight was sold to us and booked through Kiwi.com, there was nothing that could be done to get me on another flight. The only option was to wait for a Frontier flight which wasn't available until Monday morning. I had to book another flight on a different airline at a cost of $600."
Cons: "Negative leg room, Hugh bag fees that were not stated in the original purchase"
Pros: "Non stop flight, friendly staff"
Cons: "Checked baggage fee $38 each way, checked carry on fee $30 each way, pay for your seat fee no matter where you sit. BS! These are hidden costs you see after you book the flight. You can cancel within 24 hours, but, that’s a headache after you’ve already planned. No worries Frontier. I will be avoiding you at all costs for future travel. Why not just include the costs up front?"
Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The crew was super rude to not only me but other passengers. The seats did not lean back and were made of plastic with a 1/4 inch of padding. Do you know how your back feels when you sit in a plastic chair for 5 hours? Horrendous. I legitimately have back pain since my flight. It’s cheap, but not THAT cheap. Pay the extra $100/ticket to save your back and sanity."
Cons: "Flight was delayed 6 hrs while other flights to Denver kept taking off"
Pros: "Quick boarding / deplaning"
Cons: "You have to PAY for a CARRY ON. That's just deceptive so I recommend doing the math when you book your next flight and go for other airlines even if their price is slightly higher than Frontier."
Cons: "Spend the extra money to get treated like a human. The savings aren't even that great after they nickel and dime you for literally everything. You save pennies to have the worst flying experience of your life."
Cons: "Absolutely one of the top worst flights I have ever taken in 26 years of flying. I honestly wanted to give them a shot. But between out rages bag fees, horrible boarding practices, and disruptive behavior It was terrible."
Pros: "On time, no boarding of passengers, even though the computer went offline, and they had to do a head count by hand."
Cons: "None, as price was right and it got us from O to SD."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and we got a notification from google, but when we called Frontier, they said it was on time. And when we reached the airport they said, its been delayed. It caused a lot of inconvenience. Very unprofessional."
Cons: "Seats cramped and lousy service."
Pros: "Unable to check in on line (as is recommended). Customer service would not allow callin check in. Check in machine at airport would not allow checkin. Counter person unable to process checkin, initially. At first denied I had a seat. Later found my seat. Seats were beyond comfortable. No room, if instructed to lower head for impact (anticipate law suite)."
Pros: "The crew was great, captain explains what's happening which I find rare these days (what flight path, when to go to bathroom because descent will start etc) but on a more than 5 hour flight from Florida to California, would be nice to have a free beverage served instead of the only option is to buy one and that's not even clear."
Cons: "No entertainment on flight or way to get food or drink that is obvious."
Cons: "1. Flight go pushed back a full day after spending 5 hrs waiting at the airport for any concrete news. 2. Ended up being told Frontier couldn't get me home untill 4 days later. 3. Paying Southwest about $600 for a same day flight back home. 4. Missed 2 full shift days of work."
Cons: "Flight was canceled and they didn't have any more flight Ha for 6 days. So frustrating. Ended up paying $500 for a last minute flight on another airline."
Cons: "Seats were horribly uncomfortable. We were on the runway when they suddenly had maintenance issues and were stuck out there for 2 hours until the plane was fixed. It's so expensive to check or carry on a bag making the savings in the airfare not even worth it. No internet option not even for a fee. They charge for everything!"
Cons: "On a holiday arrived early to avoid traffic and the bag counter wants open. Had to stand there and wait for service, just to print out tickets. I have always scanned directly from my phone. Huge incovience. Flight attendants served to much alcohol to parents with a three month old. Allowed to much traffic through the cabin."
Pros: "It arrived safely."
Cons: "First they cancelled my afternoon flight and moved it to the am causing me to miss a day of work. The employees were sullen, the flight was crowded, and they charged 50% of the original ticket price for a bag ( original $186, bag $90). This was a surprise. Their customer support is in the Phillippines. Their cost cutting is rediculous. I will pay more and fly a different airlines next time."
Pros: "There is no longer anything to like about Frontier"
Cons: "Charged bag fees at kiosk. Then told they couldn't take bags because of their cutoff time. Then told I could call customer service to get a refund. Then told by customer service they could not refund fees even though they would not provide the service. Oh...and they wanted $99 to book on the next flight. Even though the flight they wanted to book me on left the next night!"
Pros: "Flight was good and landing smooth."
Cons: "No beverages or snacks were offered. The flight was a late night flight and there was no where refreshments or beverages could be purchased, hence I was forced to fast for 6 hours."
Cons: "if you have to change flight, flight delay etc, frontier does not offer the flight capacity of other airlines, and thus is unreliable as a menas of getting to mostly all destinations they fly to. San Francisco to Chicago, they offer one flight every two days, anything goes wrong you are stuck without a flight"
Pros: "Literally. Nothing. Showing up at my destination alive, I guess."
Cons: "2 hour delay, then a three hour delay bc of weather. Another 45 minutes taxi-ing, then back at the gate because a passenger had to be escorted off because he didn't have a boarding pass. We were rushed to board he flight in the first place before the flight crew timed out; we finally took off at 2am with exhausted pilots which was terrifying. Also frontier charges for all bags and all seats, instead of including it in their base fee. Plane is tigjt and uncomfortable, no on board entertainment and seats don't recline. Most passengers were drunk and rowdy after long wait at the airport, and a man was busted for smoking weed in the bathroom. And someone else sat in my seat. THE WORST FLIGHT EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD--an all around disaster."
Pros: "The flight arrived 40 minutes early."
Cons: "I paid $40 for a carry on. The plane was not pressurized, I've never had my ears hurt to bad on a plane."
Cons: "I left a bag in the airport, and they did not issue a guest pass to help me retrieve it. While the police and other flight agencies they should issue it. The person at the counter was indifferent, and lazy."
Pros: "Leg room that I paid extra for"
Cons: "Staff very rude, continuously asked if the passengers next to me spoke English even though they obviously did, very uncomfortable chairs"
Pros: "Polite and efficient"
Cons: "Comfort of seats. Price of ticket and charge for carry on"
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for about 1.5 hours in Denver before we could leave the plane."
Cons: "Frontier's computers were down for updates at the same time we were trying to board. They could not get us on board, and we have not missed a funeral of one of our closest family members. This is simply unacceptable."
Cons: "Lost luggage, and casually 30-45 minutes late without even updating the flight status"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled. No big deal. It happens. But the the manager at the ticket desk took two hours to figure out a solution. His "solution" was to print out a phone number, hand it out to each of the passengers and then tell them to call because "there was nothing else he could do for us". And then he left to some back office and didn't come back out. The phone number he gave everyone was out of service. I called the regular customer service and asked them to help me rebook a new flight. They refused and said only the employees at the ticket counter could assist. The ticket counter people offered a refund over and over. But why would I want a 100 refund when I needed to book a 3-400 dollar flight to get to my destination. About eight hours, a couple of yelling matches, getting hung up on twice, and several actual tears later, I finally got a flight booked but the earliest flight they could find was 24 hours after my original scheduled arrival time. I'm writing this thirty minutes into my wait for a hotel shuttle. Long story short, I will take a greyhound or catch a cab or walk to my destination before I ever use frontier again"
Cons: "2 crying babies( that part was just bad luck), the plane was dirty and not well taken care of, the flight attendants were rude, had to pay for beverages. Terrible experience. Will not ever fly this airline ever again!"
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "Got delayed almost one hour. Seats didn't lean back. No snacks included."
Pros: "staff and crew were friendly and communicative."
Cons: "plane was delayed. boarding was weird, but i think maybe just because of construction at the airport."
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "The flight was over and hour delayed. And frontier has gone out of their way to make the shears more uncomfortable For a tall person. Not much room for my legs, and no head rest when you are taller. I will do what I need in the future to avoid frontier all together."
Cons: "Charged for every additional thing so the cost of the ticket was not true."
Cons: "When did Frontier become a Spirit type of airline where everything is a cost? Even a carry-on bag? Will never fly them again. No reclining seats and what was with the tray? Can it even be called a tray?"
Cons: "Flight left 45 minutes late with no alerts, uncomfortable planes, tray "tables" couldn't hold more than a deck of cards and a small coffee, nickel and dime for everything, no wifi"
Pros: "Efficient boarding, arrived early"
Cons: "Had to pay extra for everything--seats, sodas, bags both carry-on & checked. Seat tray miniscule"
Pros: "???"
Cons: "The seats are like benches. I had to have a body massage as I arrived due to body ache There was no food Paid $40 bucks for my carry on"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and the plane was clean. Seats aren't too bad either."
Cons: "This is the only airline I know of that charges for a carry on bag as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Also, the charging for seats is ridiculous."
Cons: "Hidden seat and carry on fees. Come on now. What is the likely hood someone doesn't have a bag flying 2500 miles. You're going to charge for that in addition to the ticket? Plus, yes plus another charge to select a seat. Super dumb and honestly a bit childish. Put your entire price online and let people pick. Also note zero wifi. I know you're a lower tear airlines but it's 2016! Give the people the all in price and if you won't give them entertainment or wifi make worth their wild. Also note, the tray table was about the size of a tablet, I couldn't even use my computer to do local work during the flight. I appreciate the safe flight but from a high level: 1: make your online prices more transparent. 2: if you're going to be lower tear, make it clear that wifi and infighting entertainment isn't included. People will still choose to fly cheap, but to burry hidden charges is horrible."
Pros: "If Kayak wants to boost its website it should give overall projected costs for flights not just bare bones prices. Frontier is the biggest nickel and diming company since Ryan Air. What a disgusting and dubious way to run a business. Worst experience ever. I have had and continue to have status with at least two of the large carriers, so I have flown a lot. Too bad no one else could provide the direct flight to Cincinnati."
Cons: "If Kayak wants to boost its website it should give overall projected costs for flights not just bare bones prices. Frontier is the biggest nickel and diming company since Ryan Air. What a disgusting and dubious way to run a business. Worst experience ever. I have had and continue to have status with at least two of the large carriers, so I have flown a lot. Too bad no one else could provide the direct flight to Cincinnati."
Cons: "No human should have to endure a flight on this airline that is over two hours. Awful, just awful. Worst seats ever invented."
Cons: "I took off time from work today to catch a 5:25 flight from San Francisco to Denver, arriving at 9:05. It's now 11:55 pm and I am still sitting at gate 21 with a whole bunch of people other waiting for a plane to arrive. My only choices are to wait of this plane to show up, or come back in the morning to take the 5:45am flight. I have business meetings in Denver tomorrow morning. I had a car rented and a hotel reserved. The car rental in Denver closes is 5 minutes. The thing that's the most upsetting is that we keep receiving erroneous information. The original departure time was 5:25. Then we were told 6:00. Then we were told 9:00pm. Then we were told 12:03, Then we were told 12:20. Now we are being told they don't know when the plane will arrive to take us to Denver. I will NEVER fly Frontier again."
Cons: "Since frontier has went cheaper they have become one of the worst airlines. My first flight ran out of water for the bathroom and my second flight we delayed because they had to duct tape the bathroom door back on from the flight before mine."
Pros: "The staff was very helpful, I needed assistance and they were there to take care of my needs."
Cons: "How the airlines charges for everything except water."
Pros: "Boarding process was easy Crew were attentive On time I didn't pay for a seat, but got a window anyway"
Cons: "Checked bag and seat fees Seats do not recline Charge for water! Tray tables are half the size of typical trays, but I guess since they don't feed people, it's not much of a problem"
Pros: "the flight was cancelled after being delayed for 4 hours. it was delayed because "many passengers booked the flight", and then it was cancelled because the window crack was found. fronter did not partner with other arilines, so the next one was available in 3 days. i had to cancel my whole flight and book last-minute flight with United and left in an hour. I had to pay $1000 extra for this flight. Frontier really ruined my day and my finanicals."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Service, seats, everything...not worth the cheaper price"

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