Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco

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Travelers usually depart from Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Union Station, or Washington-Rosslyn when they travel from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA-Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco Train Station. The distance between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco is 3889 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Washington, D.C. and San Francisco have 195 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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Check-in for a flight from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco takes around 6.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco?

The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco is 3889 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco?

Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Miami International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Logan International, Tampa International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, San Diego International.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Seattle–Tacoma International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, San Diego International, Salt Lake City International.

Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?

Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Washington Dulles International. But there are other airports nearby, including Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.

What airports are near Washington, D.C.?

The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Washington Dulles International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Shenandoah Valley 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, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.

What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Amtrak train, Peter Pan Bus.

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