Find cheap flights from Calgary to San Francisco from C$ 146
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 207 or less one-way and C$ 430 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Calgary to San Francisco was found, on average, 67 days before departure.
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 40% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
Passengers looking for a quiet space to relax and meditate following their flight from Calgary to San Francisco can head to the Berman Reflection Room at San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is located in the public area of the international terminal and is open from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
San Francisco Airport has kids areas located all throughout the airport featuring interactive exhibitions and play areas. The one in Terminal 2 is located around boarding area D, while in Terminal 3 they are located around boarding areas E and F.
Head to the yoga room after your flight from Calgary to San Francisco to stretch and recompose. The room is located in Terminal 2, in boarding area D, and is equipped with yoga mats.
To freshen up following flights from Calgary to San Francisco, you can head to Freshen Up, which is located in the main hall of San Francisco Airport’s international terminal. It has shower facilities that you can use for a fee, and is accessible 24h a day.
Wait for your flight in style at Calgary Airport (YYC) by heading to the Aspire Lounge, where you can access comfortable seating, beverages, entertainment and business facilities. There are two locations in the international terminal, both of which can be accessed by paying at the door or through lounge memberships.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Calgary to San Francisco
The quickest way to travel from the airport by public transportation is to hop on the BART train, which connects the airport to downtown San Francisco, the East Bay and San Mateo County. The BART station is located in the international terminal building in boarding area G. The trip to the city centre takes 30min, and a one-way ticket costs around $9.50 (C$ 13).
All car rental companies at the airport have desks located in a dedicated Rental Car Center (RCC). It is accessible by hopping on the AirTrain’s blue line, which operates 24h a day and has stations in every terminal. Of the 9 agencies located at the RCC, Fox and Hertz are located on the first floor and all others are on the fourth floor. All agencies are open 24h a day except for Enterprise, which is open from 5:00 am to midnight.
Taxis are available from the airport outside all terminals, on both the arrivals and departures levels. If you wish to take a taxi to your accommodation, a taxi coordinator can help you between the hours of 7:00 am and 2:15 am, but taxis are available 24h a day. Metred rates apply to all rides leaving the airport. A ride to the city centre will take about 30min and should cost between $45 (about C$ 60) and $65 (about C$ 87) depending on your final destination.
There’s no better place to wait for a flight than at San Francisco Airport, which is packed with entertainment for travellers. For those seeking culture, walk around the airport to find the 40 art, history and science exhibitions that are located in both gated and public areas. Alternatively, rent a movie or a game from InMovie Entertainment, located in the main hall of the international terminal, and in the boarding area of Terminal 3. If you love the sea, check out the aquarium located near the entrance in Terminal 1.
Direct flights cover the 1640 km separating Calgary to San Francisco in about 2h 51m.
There are 313 (direct) flights between Calgary and San Francisco per week, averaging 44 per day.
In the last 72 hours, the cheapest one-way ticket from Calgary to San Francisco found on KAYAK was with WestJet for C$ 198. WestJet proposed a round-trip connection from C$ 331 and Air Canada from C$ 389.
Qantas Airways (10 flights per day), Aeromexico (8 flights per day), and Delta (7 flights per day) are the most frequent flyers of this route.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Calgary to San Francisco, look for departures on Fridays and avoid leaving on a Sunday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from San Francisco, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly and Saturday is the most expensive.
Calgary airport is called Calgary and the only airport in San Francisco is San Francisco.
The earliest flight leaves Calgary at 10:25 am and lands in San Francisco at 12:23 pm.
The last flight leaves Calgary at 6:45 pm and lands in San Francisco at 8:36 pm.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Calgary and San Francisco: Air Canada, Aeromexico, Delta, Emirates, Korean Air, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and WestJet.
Aeromexico, British Airways, and Lufthansa offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Calgary to San Francisco flight route.
The Boeing 737-700 Passenger/BBJ1 (winglets) is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Calgary to San Francisco flight route.
Star Alliance, SkyTeam, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Calgary and San Francisco, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Calgary to San Francisco on a daily basis.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Calgary to San Francisco are Delta and WestJet. With an average price for the route of C$ 404 and an overall rating of 7.9, Delta is the most popular choice. WestJet is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of C$ 359 and an overall rating of 7.7.
WestJet, Delta and Qantas Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Calgary to San Francisco. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Calgary to San Francisco.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San Francisco from Calgary is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to San Francisco with an airline and back to Calgary with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San Francisco from Calgary up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.