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Travelers usually depart from 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 when they travel from San Francisco to Tampa. Book your trip to arrive at Tampa International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Tampa, FL - Union Station, Tampa, FL Bus Station, or Tampa, FL - Marion Transit Center. The distance between San Francisco and Tampa is 3849 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. San Francisco and Tampa have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 02/2023
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Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO can enter Tampa, TPA.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

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 San Francisco to Tampa?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Tampa takes around 5.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Tampa?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Tampa is 3849 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Tampa?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Tampa. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Berlin, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tampa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tampa and Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Milwaukee, Phoenix, Austin, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Syracuse, Providence, Fort Lauderdale, London, Detroit.
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.
What airports are near Tampa?
The main airport in Tampa is Tampa International. It is also served by Orlando Sanford International, Southwest Florida International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Vero Beach Regional, Daytona Beach International, Orlando Executive, Gainesville Regional, Naples Municipal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Tampa?
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