Cheap Flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco
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Flight information Washington to San Francisco International
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Average flight time, total distance 2435 miles
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Frequently asked questions
You have lots of choices when it comes to finding a flight from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco International Airport. Unfortunately, not all of them are affordable options. When you are traveling on a budget and have some flexibility, be sure to check out the cheapest month search by Skyscanner. Using this tool, we were able to find tickets for as little as $99 during the month of September. This tool also indicates that travel to San Francisco International Airport from Washington is cheaper if you depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday.
Here are the cheapest flights available currently:
- Cheapest Flights from Washington Dulles to San Francisco (SFO)
- Cheapest Flights from Baltimore International to San Francisco (SFO)
- Cheapest Flights from Ronald Reagan International to San Francisco (SFO)
Departing from Washington
There are three main airports serving the Washington, DC area. Here's a bit of information about each of them.
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Of the three choices, Ronald Reagan Airport is the closest to Washington D.C.'s hotel district, being just a 20-minute drive. It is also accessible by the Metro. Long-term parking rates at Ronald Reagan Airport are $27 per day.
- Dulles International Airport
About an hour from downtown D.C. is Dulles International Airport. To make up for the commute, travelers at Dulles experience shorter waiting times and more streamlined experiences. There are more than 100 restaurants and shopping areas. Dulles, a major international hub, serves carriers from all over the world. Long-term parking rates at Dulles are $29 per day.
- Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Baltimore-Washington is another nearby international airport. For deal-seekers and those flying Southwest Airlines, this will likely be your preferred airport. Amtrak serves Baltimore-Washington Airport with frequent routes from the city. Long-term parking rates at Baltimore-Washington Airport are $26 per day.
Arriving at San Francisco
SFO, is located 13 miles south of the city. It is the second busiest airport in San Francisco, behind LAX. Each year, 53 million travelers pass through this bustling international hub. There are many amenities including restaurants, a museum, and cultural center.
Once you arrive in San Francisco, you'll have several transportation options available to you. Flat rate taxis run 24/7 to the hotel district. There is public transportation via buses and trolley cars. Many hotels offer free shuttle bus services. However, if you prefer to reserve a rental car while you are in San Francisco, be sure to check out these cheap San Francisco International Airport rental deals.
San Francisco on a Budget
San Francisco is an expensive city. However, there are many things to do that cost little to nothing. Here is our list of a few must-see sights for the budget traveler.
- Fisherman's Wharf tour (name your own price).
- Lunch at the Codmother.
- Coffee at Red's Java.
- Sea Lions at Pier 39.
- San Francisco Ferry Building.
- Musée Mécanique.
San Francisco Hotels and Resorts
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