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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - La Jolla, or McClellan–Palomar when they travel from San Diego to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between San Diego and San Francisco is 720 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Diego and San Francisco have 170 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Big Sur.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and San Francisco takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and San Francisco?
The flight distance between San Diego and San Francisco is 720 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and London, Edmonton, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Manchester, Phoenix, New York, Houston, Denver, Austin, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Madrid, Raleigh, Nashville, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, Manila, Athens, Tallinn, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denpasar, Bengaluru, Riga, Chennai, Atlanta, Bangkok, Washington, D.C., Hyderabad, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Mexicali International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Yuma International, Long Beach.
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, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Amtrak train.
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