Beginning of main content
Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5

Search over 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 airlines worldwide.

Search over a million flights, hotels, packages, and more

No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation.

Cheap DCA to SFO Flights

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Washington to San Francisco route information

Origin Airport Ronald Reagan Washington National
Destination Airport San Francisco Intl.
Airlines Serving Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United
Flight Price $245
Distance 2,436 mi

Cheap DCA to SFO Flights

  • Question : How much time do people spend in San Francisco?
    Answer : The average time spent in San Francisco by travelers from Washington is about one week. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes San Francisco fantastic.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Washington to San Francisco?
    Answer : Booking with NetJets Aviation means you will arrive to San Francisco about the time you were supposed to. In fact, this timely airline has a 100% on-time average.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Washington to San Francisco is on Tuesday. If you would like to save a bit of cash on your next vacation look for flights on Tuesday.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can change your departure date. If you want to save some funds in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in June is Tuesday. Flexibility is key when booking travel plans in order to keep costs down.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Washington to San Francisco?
    Answer : Depending on the day of the week, the number of flight times will change, but on average there are four. The average route departing the United States currently has nine different flight times per day, so expect fewer choices than you're used to.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Washington to San Francisco?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Virgin America), you will be able to leave DCA at 5:00 PM EDT and get to SFO at 8:05 PM PDT (six hours and five minutes). Remember, there is a time change of three hours.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to San Francisco (SFO) from Washington (DCA)?
    Answer : Prices can range from $254 to $3,599. Booking far in advance can usually help you get the cheapest rate. Prices tend to be cheaper the further out you book.

Apr 30, 2019

Pilot did an awesome job!

Apr 20, 2019

Our flight was delayed due to weather, but still made it to sfo an hour and. A half later.

Feb 17, 2019

Crew was amazing to include the pilot. Even with a delay kept everyone informed and added humor. Loved it❤

Sep 5, 2018

Flight back to Washington Dulles experienced quite a bit of turbulence. Fortunately the pilot exhibited consistent skill as he safely navigated us to Dulles.

Aug 29, 2018

Flight got delayed because of reasons out of their control but staff managed things well

Aug 20, 2018

Changed me to a better seat.

Aug 7, 2018

This flight was one of the most pleasant of my life

Jul 25, 2018

Couldn't find any free entertainment to watch or games to play. Other airlines provide better entertainment.

Jul 19, 2018

Haven't flown united in a while but had a good experience this past trip. They are good pilots and staff.

Jul 16, 2018

Need to update selection of movies. Its very limited.