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San Francisco to Phoenix Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Phoenix

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO PHX Wed, Aug 27 - Sat, Aug 30 $265
SFO PHX Thu, Sep 4 - Thu, Sep 11 $267
SFO PHX Thu, Sep 4 - Thu, Sep 11 $267
SFO PHX Thu, Sep 4 - Thu, Sep 11 $267
SFO PHX Thu, Sep 4 - Thu, Sep 11 $278
SFO PHX Thu, Sep 4 - Thu, Sep 11 $428
SFO PHX Wed, Oct 22 - Mon, Oct 27 $694

San Francisco and Phoenix airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to PHX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 3 Air New Zealand, United Airlines
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Airports in Phoenix AZ, US
map of airports in Phoenix
  • 1

    Sky Harbor Airport (PHX)

    Distance from City Center: 3.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to PHX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air New Zealand, United Airlines
    Terminal 4 American Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA)

    Distance from City Center: 25.9 miles

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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

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Featured Phoenix Airport Hotels

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites PHOENIX AIRPORT

3 stars
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Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport

3 stars
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3422 E. Elwood St Map

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BEST WESTERN Airport Inn

3 stars
3.3 / 5 49 reviews

2425 S 24th Street Map

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Days Inn Airport - Phoenix

1 star
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2900 E. Van Buren Street Map

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Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport North

3 stars
4.1 / 5 78 reviews

3838 East Van Buren Street Map

...Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (1 mi/1.6 km).... New airport hotel with first-class style and amenities.... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 28 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) US Airways $267
Earn $2.67
Return Sun, Aug 31 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 27 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $265
Earn $2.65
Return Sat, Aug 30 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 20 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $271
Earn $2.71
Return Wed, Aug 27 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 20 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $295
Earn $2.95
Return Mon, Sep 22 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 4 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) United Airlines $267
Earn $2.67
Return Thu, Sep 11 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 4 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) United Airlines $267
Earn $2.67
Return Thu, Sep 11 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 3 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $303
Earn $3.03
Return Mon, Oct 6 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 18 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $276
Earn $2.76
Return Wed, Oct 22 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 4 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $281
Earn $2.81
Return Sat, Oct 11 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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Travel from San Francisco to Phoenix

Phoenix features a vibrant nightlife, numerous museums, resorts and golf courses, but it's the warm winter weather and the sunshine that attracts tourists. When you use Orbitz.com to plan a trip from San Francisco to Phoenix, you'll find deals on airfare, hotel accommodations and more.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located 13 miles south of downtown. Six airlines offer flights from San Francisco to Phoenix: US Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

The airport has two long-term parking options for passengers boarding domestic flights. You can park in the short-term garage for $36 per day or the long-term garage for $18 per day. If you don't want to drive to the airport, you can take the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) or a taxicab to the airport. Tickets for BART cost between $7 and $8.50. Cab fare from downtown San Francisco costs about $37.

If you have time to kill before your flight, you can grab something to eat. The airport has numerous dining options. If you want a sweet treat, visit Just Desserts. You can get breakfast, salads and sandwiches at Legends of San Francisco, or you can get a calzone at PIQ.

Phoenix, Arizona

Known as the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is located in the Salt Water River Valley. While the city itself is built on flat land, the surrounding mountains create a breathtaking backdrop. From avid golfers to people who love outdoor activities, anyone can find things to see and do in Phoenix.

Exploring Phoenix

Flights from San Francisco land at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The airport is located at 3400 East Sky Harbor Boulevard, 3 miles from downtown Phoenix. Trains and buses don't stop at the airport. However, the airport offers a free shuttle service to the 44th Street and Washington METRO light rail stop. You can take the shuttle bus to the station and then take either the bus or train to your final destination. Three taxi companies service the airport: Apache Taxi, AAA/Yellow Cab and Mayflower Cab. Cab fare costs $5 for the first mile and $2.30 for each additional mile. If you want access to your own vehicle while you're in Phoenix, you can make rental car reservations using Orbitz.com. The airport provides a shuttle bus to transport passengers from the terminal to the Rental Car Center. The Rental Car Center houses 11 rental car companies, including Advantage, Avis, Budget and Enterprise.

Phoenix has a subtropical desert climate with extremely hot summers and warm winters. If you're visiting Phoenix any time from May through September, be sure to pack light clothing. It's common for the daytime temperatures to reach or exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. At night, it gets a little cooler, with average temperatures in the low 80s. The winter months are warm. High temperatures range from the mid-50s to the low 70s, and low temperatures tend to stay in the low 40s.

If you enjoy outdoor activities, you can go whitewater rafting in the Upper Salt River. Canyon Rio Rafting and Wilderness Aware Rafting both operate guided rafting tours. You can also go hiking along the trails on Camelback Mountain. If you'd prefer indoor entertainment, you can visit the Heard Museum, the Musical Instrument Museum, or the Arizona Science Center or see the Carnival of Illusion show.

Planning a Phoenix Vacation

From horseback riding to museums, Phoenix has plenty of things to keep you busy during your trip. Daily flights from San Francisco to Phoenix make it easy to plan your vacation. When you use Orbitz.com to make your travel arrangements, you can also make reservations for guided tours and purchase tickets for local attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Phoenix

    • 14 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Phoenix today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 4m.
    • American Airlines flight 610 (1:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Phoenix.
    • United Airlines flight 724 (5:00 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Phoenix.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Phoenix (American Airlines flight 490, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 1h 57m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Phoenix (American Airlines flight 454, Airbus Industrie A321) takes 2h 9m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA), Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between San Francisco and Phoenix

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines, Air New Zealand
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines, Air New Zealand
Canadair Regional Jet United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A320 US Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 US Airways, American Airlines