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The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $168 round trip and $84 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) right now?
For information on any current San Francisco Airport quarantine requirements and travel advice, go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Look before you arrange your flight, so you don’t get caught out en route.
Are there direct flights from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to San Francisco Airport?
If you can’t wait to get on with your sightseeing adventures in San Francisco, consider United Airlines. This airline operates nonstop flights from RDU to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO).
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to San Francisco Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from RDU to San Francisco Airport?
It usually takes 7 hours and 19 minutes to travel from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to SFO. You’ll be in your seat for a while, so amuse yourself with a movie or flick through a magazine.
What is the flight distance from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to SFO?
With a flight distance of 2,400 mi separating Raleigh–Durham Airport and San Francisco Airport, you’ll be cruising at altitude for quite a while. It’s a great chance to get engrossed in a movie, catch up on your emails or just relax with a good book.
What airlines fly from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to San Francisco Airport?
Worked out the dates for your next vacation? Want to fly directly from Raleigh–Durham Airport to SFO? With United Airlines offering as many as 30 flights each month, you’ll be taking off in no time.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with United Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

 

Traveling From Raleigh - Durham Intl.
Traveling To San Francisco Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 5 hours 42 mins
Earliest Departure Time 7:07PM EDT
Latest Departure Time 7:07PM EDT
Lowest Flight Price $168

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to San Francisco International Airport

Distance:
2,589.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on RDU to SFO Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
American Airlines
Airbus A319
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Fokker 100
Delta Air Lines
Airbus A340 all models
Delta Air Lines
Saab SF340A/B
Jet Airways (India)
Boeing 737-800 (winglets) pax
Jet Airways (India)
Boeing 737-800 pax
Jet Airways (India)
Fairchild (Swearingen) SA26 / SA226 / SA227 Metro / Merlin / Expediter

Discover our best flights from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO. 

With 20 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 

 

Find our best return flights from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO at the right price  

Airfares to San Francisco SFO from Raleigh RDU currently cost between $168 and $238. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO on Travelocity starting at $84. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to San Francisco SFO from Raleigh RDU quicker with direct flights. 

Get to San Francisco faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to SFO from RDU to take around 5 hour(s) 42 min(s).  

 

Find our cheapest airfares for flights from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to SFO from RDU. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, November is usually the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh RDU to San Francisco SFO. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

Book flexible airline tickets for flights to San Francisco SFO from Raleigh RDU 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to SFO from RDU have this option.  

 

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.