The cheapest times to fly from SFO to AUS are
- January 1st to March 4th
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 SFO to AUS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $831 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $154 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Austin
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Austin, TX (AUS) will usually cost between $161 to $371 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $183. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $389. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $249 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to AUS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to AUS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to AUS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $105 (33%) 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 $210. Return trip prices are from the AUS to SFO 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 SFO to AUS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to AUS? 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 Austin – Bergstrom International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1501 miles or 2416 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to AUS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to AUS flight is about 3 hour 41 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from SFO to AUS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Austin – Bergstrom International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SFO to AUS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AUS heading for SFO about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Austin, TX is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 5 minutes late
- SkyWest: 1 minutes early
- United: 8 minutes late
- Alaska: 15 minutes late
- Frontier: 17 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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