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The cheapest times to fly from LAS to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • August 6th 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 LAS to SFO is late September. Prices can be as high as $430 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $117 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $119 to $226 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $135. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $243. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $108 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $148 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAS to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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LAS to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 $54 (28%) 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 $138. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LAS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAS to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAS to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to McCarran International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 413 miles or 665 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAS to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to SFO flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from LAS to SFO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAS
Origination airport nameMcCarran International Airport
CityLas Vegas, NV
Countrythe United States
Latitude36.1
Longitude-115.2

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAS to SFO tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 38% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SFO heading for LAS about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Francisco, CA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 15 minutes late
  • United: 8 minutes late
  • Alaska: 9 minutes late
  • Frontier: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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