Flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks

Selected fares from San Francisco to Fairbanks

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO FAI Tue, Dec 15 - Wed, Dec 23 $417
SFO FAI Mon, Jan 18 - Sat, Jan 30 $431
SFO FAI Mon, Jan 18 - Sat, Jan 30 $1,548
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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

San Francisco and Fairbanks airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Fairbanks AK, US

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    Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)

    Distance from City Center: 4.6 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Fairbanks

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 12 San Francisco (SFO) Fairbanks (FAI) Delta Air Lines $432
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Return Sun, Aug 23 Fairbanks (FAI) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines
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Flights to Fairbanks

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Fairbanks, AK Airport Information makes it easy to find cheap flights to Fairbanks by comparing rates so you can choose the best options. Fairbanks International Airport is the major air service provider for Fairbanks and its surrounding communities. It is located at 6450 Airport Way and is about three miles from downtown Fairbanks. Airlines provide domestic and international flights to and from the airport, including Alaska, Bettles Air, Delta, Frontier, Wright Air, Warbelow's Air Ventures, and several more. works with these airlines to bring you the best rates available.

Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation is provided by rental cars, shuttles, public transportation, and taxis. Taxi rates range between $15 and $20 to downtown; taxis are available outside the main terminal. The Metropolitan Area Commuter System is a public bus that transports passengers to downtown Fairbanks for $1.50, but the bus takes longer than a taxi. Car rental prices vary by company and vehicle, but allows you to prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Fairbanks Weather Information

Winter weather in Alaska is typically very cold, with high temperatures averaging around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer high temperatures are quite pleasant, and are usually in the low 70s. In most months, Fairbanks receives less than an inch of precipitation, but in June and July it receives about two inches each month.

Fairbanks Activity Information

Fairbanks is host to many attractions and activities, including the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Running Reindeer Ranch, Aurora Ice Museum, El Dorado Gold Mine, and several more. When searching for cheap flights to Fairbanks on, you will be presented with several low-cost attractions and activities to enjoy while in Fairbanks.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Fairbanks on Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA6942/AS133 SFO 6:25 PM FAI 12:15 AM 737/73H 6hr 50min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS385/AS133 SFO 6:25 PM FAI 12:15 AM 739/73H 6hr 50min
United Airlines/Alaska Airlines UA611/AS133 SFO 5:56 PM FAI 12:15 AM 320/73H 7hr 19min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5692/DL2258 SFO 5:32 PM FAI 12:30 AM E75/738 7hr 58min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5780/DL2258 SFO 6:30 PM FAI 12:30 AM E75/738 7hr 0min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA611/DL2258 SFO 5:56 PM FAI 12:30 AM 320/738 7hr 34min
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA6925/AS127 SFO 7:40 PM FAI 2:03 AM 737/73H 7hr 23min
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA6910/AS127 SFO 8:20 PM FAI 2:03 AM 737/73H 6hr 43min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS337/AS127 SFO 7:40 PM FAI 2:03 AM 73H/73H 7hr 23min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS223/AS127 SFO 8:20 PM FAI 2:03 AM 739/73H 6hr 43min
United Airlines/Alaska Airlines UA1453/AS127 SFO 7:46 PM FAI 2:03 AM 738/73H 7hr 17min
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA6792/AS123 SFO 10:10 AM FAI 4:35 PM 737/73H 7hr 25min
American Airlines/Alaska Airlines AA7048/AS123 SFO 9:05 AM FAI 4:35 PM 737/73H 8hr 30min