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Travelers usually depart from Tampa International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Tampa, FL Bus Station, Tampa, FL - Union Station, or Tampa-University of South Florida when they travel from Tampa 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 Tampa and San Francisco is 3849 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Tampa and San Francisco have 328 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Alcatraz, Big Sur, and Golden Gate Bridge.

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Check-in for a flight from Tampa to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 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 Tampa to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tampa and San Francisco takes around 5.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Tampa and San Francisco?
The flight distance between Tampa and San Francisco is 3849 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Tampa and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between Tampa and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tampa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tampa and Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York, London, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Barcelona, Austin, Sacramento, Paris, Milwaukee, Nashville, Boston.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Denver, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rome, Orlando, Mexico City, New Orleans, Amsterdam, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Lisbon.
Which airports are there in Tampa?
Tampa is mainly served by Tampa International. But there are other airports nearby, including St. Pete–Clearwater International.
What airports are near Tampa?
The main airport in Tampa is Tampa International. It is also served by Southwest Florida International, Orlando Sanford International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Gainesville Regional, Daytona Beach International, Naples Municipal, Orlando Executive, Northeast Florida Regional.
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 Tampa?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Tampa, including Greyhound.
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