Practical advice for booking a flight from Washington-DC to San Francisco

Looking for the fastest connection or the cheapest flight? idealo has the information you need to find the perfect flight from Washington-DC to San Francisco. By taking a look at our database, it is clear that the most affordable ticket prices for flights start at $124. Flights on Wednesdays can cost up to 33 % less than flights on any other day of the week. Virgin America is chosen 80 % of the time by idealo customers, making it the most frequently used airline for this route.

The fastest direct flights from Washington-DC to San Francisco

With direct flights you won't need to worry about layovers or waiting at an airport on your way to San Francisco. These are on offer on any day with United Airlines or Virgin America. US Airways offers the most affordable prices for direct flights starting at $124.

Save money with one-stop flights

Compared to direct flights, flights with stopovers are up to $62 cheaper. Prices for flights with stopovers start at $124, but if you're more interested in direct flights you can find tickets for $186. Only 19 % of idealo users opt for stopover connections, whereas 48 % prefer direct connections. The most popular stopover flights are those with stops in Dallas or Charlotte. With a flight time of 7 hours and 19 minutes, flights that land in Charlotte are the fastest connections with a stopover. This connection is only 2 hours and 21 minutes longer than a direct flight. Whether you you want to fly during the week or on the weekend – let us help you book the best deal on offer.