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Passengers arriving at SEA from SFO and wanting a car to explore the city flexibly will find many options at their disposal. Although there are desks at the terminal, all the parking garages are off-site. Take a shuttle outside on the lower drive on the baggage claim level, and it will drop you at the car rental pick-up area within 5min.
The city center of Seattle and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport lies about 13.8 miles apart. The best way to get there is via a light rail which covers the distance in about 40min. Another option is to take the airport shuttle, which takes about 1h to travel between the two points. However, a taxi is handy for a quicker alternative as it completes the journey in 25min.
Families arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from SFO will be glad to note that the property caters to the needs of moms and little ones. If you want to pump or breastfeed in privacy, head to Concourse D on the lower level of D Annex, adjacent to Gate D24.
SEA operates on a smoke-free policy within the terminals. However, upon landing, you can light your cigarette on the North end of the terminals, outside door 26 by Alaska Airlines, at the luggage claim level.
Smarte Carte offers not only rentals of carts, strollers, and wheelchairs but also provides baggage storage as well with their Baggage Storage Seattle service. They provide both short and long-term baggage storage in their secure facility. The facility is conveniently located on the arrivals level at baggage claim 9.
Inside the children's playroom, there is a Mother's Room which is private and quiet and also offers rocking chairs for you and your baby. This room comes with adjustable lighting as well as footstools, side tables, and electrical outlets. The airport offers a total of eight of these rooms throughout the various terminal buildings.
There is a complimentary cell phone lot featuring a large sign with a QR code. Drivers can simply scan the code on their smartphone to receive detailed arrivals information. The lot is located adjacent to the South 170th Street exit on the Airport Expressway. Drivers may park for free for up to twenty minutes.
All animals that traveled in the baggage compartment in animal carriers can be picked up in the baggage claim area. If your pet was sent via the airline’s cargo service, you must contact your individual airline to find out where their individual cargo service office is located at the airport to pick up your pet.
A direct flight to Seattle will take on average 2h 13m to travel the 679 miles flying distance from San Francisco.
There are usually 230 direct flights each day leaving San Francisco in the direction of Seattle, for a total of 1,616 flights weekly.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting San Francisco to Seattle were found on Frontier ($99) and Delta ($118). Frontier proposed the cheapest one-way flight at $42.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Seattle on a Wednesday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to fly from San Francisco to Seattle. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Tuesday and avoiding Wednesdays for the best deals.
San Francisco airport is called San Francisco SFO and the only airport in Seattle is Seattle/Tacoma Intl SEA.
The earliest flight leaves San Francisco at 6:00 am and lands in Seattle at 8:25 am.
The last flight leaves San Francisco at 10:48 pm and lands in Seattle at 12:58 am.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between San Francisco and Seattle: American Airlines, Air France, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Icelandair, Fiji Airways, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, KLM, SWISS, ANA, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui, United Airlines, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, and WestJet.
Delta, and Alaska Airlines offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the San Francisco to Seattle flight route.
The Boeing 737-800 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the San Francisco to Seattle flight route.
oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between San Francisco and Seattle, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.
There are nonstop flights from San Francisco to Seattle on a daily basis.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from San Francisco to Seattle are Alaska Airlines and Delta. With an average price for the route of $198 and an overall rating of 8.3, Alaska Airlines is the most popular choice. Delta is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $190 and an overall rating of 7.9.
Alaska Airlines, Qatar Airways and Air Tahiti Nui have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from San Francisco to Seattle. Confirm policies on booking site.
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 San Francisco to Seattle.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Seattle from San Francisco 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 Seattle with an airline and back to San Francisco with another airline. Booking your flights between San Francisco and SEA 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 Seattle from San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
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