The cheapest times to fly from PSP to SFO are
- July 30th to November 4th
- December 17th to March 4th
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 PSP to SFO is mid August. Prices can be as high as $569 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Palm Springs, CA (PSP) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $162 to $362 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $365. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $190 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $267 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSP to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PSP to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PSP to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Palm Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $13 (5%) 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 $252. Return trip prices are from the SFO to PSP 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 PSP 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 44 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PSP 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, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Palm Springs International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 420 miles or 676 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PSP to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSP to SFO flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.
How many flights go between Palm Springs, CA and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from PSP to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Palm Springs International Airport|
|City||Palm Springs, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PSP to SFO tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 65% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SFO heading for PSP about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Francisco, CA is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 2 minutes late
- United: 3 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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