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Travelers usually depart from Denver International, or Denver Union Station when they travel from Denver to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between Denver and San Francisco is 1555 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Denver and San Francisco have 288 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Denver to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Denver and San Francisco takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Denver and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Denver and San Francisco is 1555 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Denver and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Denver and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Frontier Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Denver?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Denver and Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Phoenix, Houston, San Diego, Austin, Atlanta, Paris, Philadelphia, New York, Miami, London, Seattle, Tampa, Detroit.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rome, Orlando, Mexico City, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon, Detroit.
Which airports are there in Denver?
Denver is mainly served by Denver International. But there are other airports nearby, including Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, Centennial Airport.
What airports are near Denver?
The main airport in Denver is Denver International. It is also served by Colorado Springs, Eagle County Regional, Cheyenne Regional, Laramie Regional, Pueblo Memorial.
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, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Denver?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Denver, including Greyhound.
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