The cheapest times to fly from HOU to SFO are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 11th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HOU to SFO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1484 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $318 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $318 to $498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $657. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $339 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HOU to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the HOU to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (18%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $356. Return trip prices are from the SFO to HOU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from HOU to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from HOU to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to William P Hobby Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1646 miles or 2649 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from HOU to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to SFO flight is about 3 hour 57 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from HOU to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||William P Hobby Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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