San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in California and one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. People love visiting San Fran for its deliciously cool summers, famous fog, stunning architecture, steep hills and iconic landmarks. Be sure to spend a day or two just roaming around the city exploring its diverse neighborhoods, and empty your wallet and fill your stomach at San Francisco's delicious restaurants. Get ready for a trip to the city by the bay by booking your cheap flights to San Francisco on Expedia.com today.
San Francisco airports
There are three major airports located within driving distance of San Francisco. The majority of San Francisco flights will land at San Francisco Intl. Airport
(SFO), the tenth busiest airport in the United States and the twentieth busiest airport in the world when ranked by passenger traffic. Major airlines that have a presence at SFO include Virgin America and United Airlines. SFO is unlike many other airports in that it is also home to the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum, the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and several art exhibitions. SFO provides free Wi-Fi to travelers throughout most of the airport. Some flights to San Francisco will arrive at Oakland International Airport (OAK), which is located in the nearby city of Oakland. OAK is a popular alternative to SFO due to its record of planes arriving on-time despite bad weather conditions. A third airport in the San Fran area is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, located in the nearby city of San Jose.
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When to book your tickets to San Francisco
When you should book your San Francisco airfare depends on what kind of vacation you want. If you're not interested in pushing through crowds, consider getting tickets during the shoulder season of November through April; there isn't much of a low season in San Francisco. High season takes place from May through October, and you can expect the biggest crowds and most expensive prices during the months of July and August.