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Travelers usually depart from Dublin, Dublin - Halfpenny Bridge, Dublin - Pearse St. Bus Stop, Dublin - North Wall Quay, or Dublin - Merrion Row when they travel from Dublin to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between Dublin and San Francisco is 8192 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Aer Lingus, Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa, United Airlines, and British Airways. Dublin and San Francisco have 350 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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San Francisco travel tips

1) San Francisco Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest one outside Japan

The Japanese Tea Garden is stretched over an area of 2 hectares. The garden contains a huge collection of rare plants from Asia. The garden has two parts – an external garden and an internal one. Here you will enjoy amazing colorful compositions of natural elements. A rock garden, pagodas, ponds, an abundance of birds and squirrels are all aimed at creating peace and tranquility. The cost of the ticket is $18 (€15).

2) Try street food in San Francisco

A nice entertainment in San Francisco is trying different dishes from food trucks. The most popular places of their congestion are Off The Grid in the Presidio area and Spark Social in the SoMa area.

3) If you’re a seafood lover, enjoy oyster happy hours in San Francisco

Many seafood restaurants in San Francisco offer oyster happy hours selling oysters for just $1 at least once a week. You may check such restaurants as Waterbar, Ichi Sushi, or Waterfront Restaurant for these offers.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Ireland can enter San Francisco, SFO, but there are restrictions.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Dublin to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dublin and San Francisco takes around 11 hours.
What is the flight distance between Dublin and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Dublin and San Francisco is 8192 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Dublin and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Dublin and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Aer Lingus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dublin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dublin and London, Vancouver, Palma, Majorca, Budapest, Athens, Istanbul, Amsterdam, New York, Venice, Madrid, Paris, Faro, Kraków, İzmir, Barcelona, Lisbon, Antalya, Berlin, Malta, Split.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Manchester, Manila, Athens, Tallinn, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denpasar, Bengaluru, Riga, Chennai, Atlanta, Bangkok, Washington, D.C., Hyderabad, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, Phuket City.
What airports are near Dublin?
The main airport in Dublin is Dublin. It is also served by Dublin, Cork, Shannon, George Best Belfast City, Belfast International, Isle of Man, Ireland West Airport Knock, City of Derry, Donegal.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dublin and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Dublin and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Dublin and San Francisco can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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