The cheapest times to fly from BDL to SFO are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 13th to November 18th
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 BDL to SFO is early September. Prices can be as high as $1148 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $320 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Hartford, CT (BDL) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $371 to $612 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $385. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $266 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BDL to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BDL to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BDL to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hartford. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $119 (22%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $415. Return trip prices are from the SFO to BDL 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 BDL 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 5 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BDL to SFO while comparing.
- 86 miles (138 km) away from SFO
- Usually 5.84% less expensive than SFO
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BDL to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Bradley International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2618 miles or 4213 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BDL to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BDL to SFO flight is about 5 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Hartford, CT and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from BDL to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Bradley International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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