Tampa, FL to San Francisco, CA flights from $104

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Travelers usually depart from Tampa International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Tampa, FL - Union Station, Tampa, FL Bus Station, or Tampa, FL - Marion Transit Center when they travel from Tampa 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 Tampa and San Francisco is 3849 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Alaska Airlines. Tampa and San Francisco have 391 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 11/2022
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Most travelers from Tampa, TPA can enter San Francisco, SFO.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

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 Tampa to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tampa and San Francisco takes around 6.0 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 Alaska Airlines, 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 Orlando Sanford International, Southwest Florida International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Naples Municipal, Daytona Beach International, Gainesville Regional, Orlando Executive, Vero Beach 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, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Tampa?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Tampa, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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