Flights from Washington DC to San Francisco

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Washington DC to San Francisco

Favorite airline: Alaska Airlines
The majority of passengers on the route Washington DC – San Francisco prefer to fly with Alaska Airlines.
Alaska Airlines
41 %
United Airlines
21 %
Sun Country Airlines
18 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
Our tip: book flights on this route 2 months before departure and save up to 56 %.
59 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
The cheapest flights on this route are operated on Tuesday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are $94.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
06h 09min
10h 02min
$360
$266
The favorite connection is non-stop
Non-stop flights are especially popular on this route. 62 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
06h 09min, from $360
62 %
1 stopover Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, MN
08h 22min, from $341
20 %
1 stopover Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI
08h 18min, from $303
8 %

Flight information: Washington DC - San Francisco

Roundtrip from $265.81
Flight duration min. 05:47 / max. 07:28
Return flight duration min. 04:42/ max. 06:17
Distance 3887 km
Flights per week 74
Departure airport Washington DC - Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD)
Arrival airport San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO)
Destination country United States