Find cheap flights to San Francisco Bay Area from $24

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Best round-trip prices found by our users on KAYAK in the last 72 hours

MOST POPULARSan Francisco
Nonstop from $40
Nonstop from $80
San Jose
Nonstop from $53
1 stop from $62
1 stop from $67

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Low season

February

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$24
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 5% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 28% increase in price.
Flight from Los Angeles to Oakland

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  • Looking for cheap airfare to San Francisco Bay Area? 25% of our users found tickets to San Francisco Bay Area for the following prices or less: From Los Angeles $79 one-way - $96 round-trip, from San Diego $99 one-way - $132 round-trip, from Newark $149 one-way - $206 round-trip
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FAQs - booking San Francisco Bay Area flights

  • How long is the flight to San Francisco Bay Area?

    An average nonstop flight from the United States to San Francisco Bay Area takes 4h 05m, covering a distance of 1514 miles. The most popular route is Newark - San Francisco with an average flight time of 6h 08m.

  • What is the cheapest flight to San Francisco Bay Area?

    The cheapest ticket to San Francisco Bay Area from the United States found in the last 72 hours was $43. The most popular route is Newark to San Francisco and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $152.

  • Which airlines fly to San Francisco Bay Area?

    United Airlines, Virgin Australia & Air New Zealand fly the most frequently from the United States to San Francisco Bay Area.

  • What are the most popular destinations in San Francisco Bay Area?

    The next most popular destinations are Oakland (26%) and San Jose (15%).Searches for flights to Santa Rosa (1%) and to Concord (0.0%) are also popular.

  • Which airlines have a flexible cancellation policy for flights to San Francisco Bay Area due to COVID-19?

    Southwest, Delta and Air Tahiti Nui have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to San Francisco Bay Area. Confirm policies on booking site.

  • How does KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

Top 5 airlines flying to San Francisco Bay Area

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
8.3
Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 29451 reviews
85boarding
79food
88crew
85overall
83comfort
79entertainment
Airline reviews
Cons: "I didn’t know my seat on my 3rd flight and had to move 3 times"
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Cons: "I didn’t know my seat on my 3rd flight and had to move 3 times"
Cons: "We had to change seats due to the audio functions not working for both of us. In addition, my wife’s seat the recliner didn’t work. Fortunately there two seats behind us. We changed then things are working. Staff was good, trying very hard to help."
Pros: "Always great crew on Alaskan, but this is the first time the pilot updated us constantly and I loved it."
Cons: "Better planning on Reagan and Seatac airports with their air traffic control."
Cons: "Luggage space issue could have been handled prior to flight not on a volunteer basis."
Pros: "Half of the flight was empty. I asked of I could move to the row behind. I was told that was premium seating and I didn’t pay for that. I didn’t appreciate being addressed like that. And did ot really matter when nonoe is sitting there or plenty of other seats."
Cons: "She could have just let me sit there. I should have been told that the seat didn’t recline when the ticket was pirchase."
Pros: "Pilot was excellent The movies Flight was really smooth Take off and landing were perfect"
Cons: "Inadequate bathrooms Loud noises Crowded Attendants were rude at times"
Pros: "I like the idea of allowing pre-boating for families with small children or elderly parents to some extent"
Cons: "I did not like that the airline allowed more than 1-2 people to accompany 1 small child when pre-boarding. I happened to be able to go in with the general boarding but was one of those who was first in line within this group. My seat which was 5C already had no overheard room!!! It appears that 1 child was accompanied by 4 adults when they pre-boarded and in addition to their carry-ons, they put their foldable stroller, backpacks and totes in the overhead bin!! The airline announced a request for people to leave the overhead bin spaces for bigger carryons but does not enforce it. Flight attendants should not feel uncomfortable actually asking to whom the backpack or tote belong to and tell passengers to put those under their seats. Somehow, passengers need to be educated on proper etiquette. Also, pre-boarding should only allow 1-2 people to accompany a child or an elderly person. Pre-boarding should not be taken advantage of by all adults traveling with those needing it."
Pros: "Boarding was very easy and crew was very attentive."
Cons: "Seats were not soft enough and my TV screen sound would not work."
Pros: "Efficient boarding got us in the air a little ahead of schedule. Updates from the cockpit were informative and I could even understand them. 50 minute flight versus a 6.5 hour drive, what a bargain."
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"
Pros: "The crew."
Cons: "Nothing was mediocre about the crew or delta. The other passengers around us made a 4 1/2 hour flight feel like 8 hours of hell."
Pros: "The entertainment options are good as well as free messaging on wifi"
Cons: "The boarding was late, the take off was late (weather), then arriving in rdu was delayed because the bridge was broken. All around, I’ve had better experiences but I’ve had much worse on SW."
Pros: "Everything! I appreciate that the ticketing agent helped me get an earlier flight and I appreciated the gate agent making sure I had a good seat! I love Delta!"
Cons: "Nothing honestly"
Pros: "surprisingly spacious seats. plane felt brand new. on screen entertainment was great, and relieved to have charging inputs for my device in the seat."
Cons: "More leg room and seat width. I don’t like having other passengers pressed against me."
Cons: "I used 7900 points to upgrade to “comfort” and nothing about it was comfortable. I was squashed between a window and a large man and my tv screen kept flickering on and off. I actually felt like I had less space overall than I would have in a regular seat."
Pros: "They cared for the passengers, helped me with my baby’s bag"
Cons: "Nothing @ this time"
Cons: "the flight was delayed and so I missed my train home"
Pros: "Crew was great seats comfortable but quite near back my connecting flight I had to get my seat when I got to the airport I was second from the back but close to washrooms"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on second flight but I didn’t use it anyway On second flight washroom was not very good my scarfe dropped on the floor and was wet and yuckie"
Pros: "Myself and my wife were rebooked and arrived home the same day. Albeit 7 hours late."
Cons: "Flight left gate on time, yet departed 1 hr late because deicing took almost 1 hour. There was only one truck working."

It was a good flight, but no in-air entertainment and charging.

Pros: "I was able to return home after my flight had been cancelled."
Cons: "While rebooking my flight from Phoenix the rebooking agent been yelling at me to pull my mask back after I was trying to answer her questions while trying talk over all the other customers. I feel that it was unnecessary and over done."
Cons: "Flight was broken we had to get off. I had to book a hotel room was so tired"
Cons: "Taking off on time. But they did get another plane. We arrived about 5 hours late."
Cons: "The plane is falling apart. Overhead bins broken. Dripping water. No water in bathroom Tray tables don’t retract."
Pros: "Nice company on plane. Most crew members were nice. Very good with disabled mom."
Pros: "Pilots made up for delayed departure. Boarding quick and efficient"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "We stayed one hour in the plane without any reason"
Cons: "Flight got delayed. We paid for assigned seating for our almost 85 yo mom. And the change in flight no one asked for to get seated in the front of plane. Instead she was seated all the way in the back. It was physically exhausting for her."
Pros: "That I was able to charge my phone and watch my own movies... That’s it"
Cons: "Better Temperature control"

The plane was diverted to San Jose (original destination was SFO) due to weather conditions and we have been waiting inside the aircraft for 4 hours to get refuelled. Apparently the airport was refusing to refuel us or something like that. We are still inside the aircraft and have been travelling for over 24h. Very bad experience.

Cons: "Only one mini bag of prezels for a 4 hrs flight. Only 5 movies to watch. Terrible experience!"
Cons: "It was one of the worst trips i have taken. The delay was beyond real and they informed us of it 10 min prior to planned boarding eventhough they knew of the snowstorm all day. We boarded at 11:30pm and spent 3 hours in the plane with minimal updates. Nerve wrecking and missed an important meeting"
Pros: "The flight going to Newark was cancelled due to the weather. The service person was prompt to changed our flight to Washington, DC."
Cons: "Due to staffing problems the flight going to DC left Richmond 1.5 hours late. The plane left at 4pm and our connecting flight to Rome was starting boarding at 425pm. It was very stressful. I can understand changes due to weather but there is no excuse when it comes to staffing."
Pros: "The staff and food were good"
Cons: "The flight was two hours late and the cabin temperature was hit"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled due to weather. Earlier flight delayed twice for take off."
Pros: "Flight on time, good polite service. Ground crew helped me check in again after the flight from Europe and find my way around O'Hare."
Pros: "I cant say nothing but can say everything was good"
Cons: "I cant say nothing but can say everything was good"
Pros: "The Washington terminals were close in distance for transfering and the gate had each group marked off with lanes, versus waiting for the agent to call your group number."
Cons: "On a 3 hour flight, you should get more than pretzels."
Pros: "The prevoarding was fine!"
Cons: "I was sat next to two verge large people that smelled and farted before pushback. One finally got up and left to sit somewhere else. The flight to SFO was fine until landing when they missed the landing and took an extra hour and 15 minutes to get to the gate. Passengers were scared for their lives! I was terrified at one point due to the lack of knowledge shared with the cabin!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed almost 12 hours making late for event in Denver"
Pros: "Nickel and dime fees. Seat, carryon. Didn’t know that at booking"
Pros: "Arrived in RDU on time"
Cons: "The check back line took an hour+ to get through. The line stretched down the terminal. They had to create multiple holding pins for everyone waiting. Major staffing issue. This only applied to frontier. No other airline had a long line. Don’t fly this airline if you’re in a hurry or prefer not getting to the airport 3+ hours early."
Cons: "5 hours late, bad seats, no service, swapped the airplane for a smaller model. Never more flying frontier. The worst airline. Finally had to wait 20 min.for the gate at arrival"
Cons: "It's gotta be 80 degrees on this flight. We finally landed and now we have been waiting for a spot at the terminal for more than twenty minutes."
Pros: "I lived"
Cons: "When I tried to get on at the last minute from Denver to Phoenix the girl at the desk right before I got on was acting like a jerk, other than that everything else was ok, definitely would be better if there was USB ports and if I'm gonna spend $7.99 on a shot of whiskey it would at least fill the glass up and the plane sounded like it needed repairs"
Pros: "The terminal was an interesting mix of people, music, and food. It was however a little congested and could have had more seating. It was peak time for flying so that may have contributed. The aircraft was clean and appeared new. Seating was compact but I knew that prior to purchasing tickets."
Cons: "Flight attendants provided decent service. No freebies - that's how Frontier rolls because of their cheaper airfare."
Pros: "I liked how helpful the crew would be in with handicap wheelchair aisle assistance.and other needs."
Cons: "The seating and seats totally suck. Just on a three hour flight my butt was sore, no leg space, the feeling of being cramped the whole way, not able to tilt my head back to rest was just not good. No seat adjustment at all."
Pros: "sat in the emergency exit row. good spacious seating."
Cons: "it was not evident that we had to pay extra just to have a seat.....nor was it evident that we had to pay for carry on luggage. the basic fair was competitively priced....when you added in your hidden charges.....should just have flow a legit airline. would not use Frontier again....not sure would use kayak either as these hidden charges should have been much more evident."
Cons: "The seats were horrible! I've never seen seats sooo thin and the tray table was so small they might as well not have put one in there!! You think you are getting a great deal on flights which wasn't that great to start with and then they charge you for your seat even though I thought that's what my ticket was for!! And then you have to pay for a carry on too! By the end of that trip my ticket was way too much for that airline! Such a waste of money and they don't even give complimentary drinks or snacks you have to pay for that too!! I will never fly frontier again!! Super cheap airline for not a cheap flight! Extremely disappointed!!"

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