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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 19% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$394 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$370 or less

When to book flights from San Francisco to Washington

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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 $217 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to Washington was found 32 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 November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • Morning departure is around 1% 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 5 airlines serving San Francisco to Washington

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.2
JetBlue
Overall score based on 19,205 reviews
8.3
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.6
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.8
Food
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Book cheap flights from San Francisco to Washington

Recent round-trip flight deals

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Multiple Airlines
12h 42m
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11h 56m
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7h 32m
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8h 10m
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5h 25m
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Sun Country Air
7h 50m
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Delta
9h 19m
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Delta
9h 10m
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6h 39m
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5h 35m
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Allegiant Air
9h 24m
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5h 40m
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Delta
7h 04m
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Delta
8h 55m
IAD - SFO
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23h 21m
SFO - BWI
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38h 02m
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Recent one-way flight deals

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Multiple Airlines
26h 41m
SFO - BWI
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Sun Country Air
10h 00m
SFO - BWI
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Allegiant Air
5h 09m
SFO - IAD
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Spirit Airlines
9h 14m
SFO - DCA
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Cape Air
7h 12m
SFO - IAD
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Multiple Airlines
23h 21m
SFO - BWI
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Delta
9h 20m
SFO - DCA
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British Airways
7h 30m
SFO - DCA
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35h 04m
SFO - BWI
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20h 34m
SFO - BWI
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23h 21m
SFO - BWI
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18h 47m
SFO - BWI
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23h 11m
SFO - BWI
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29h 50m
SFO - BWI
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Allegiant Air
5h 09m
SFO - IAD
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Cape Air
8h 59m
SFO - IAD
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Delta
10h 00m
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