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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 Thu, Apr 9 - Mon, Apr 13 $138
SFO PHX Thu, Jan 29 - Thu, Feb 5 $139
SFO PHX Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 1 $145
SFO PHX Wed, Jan 28 - Fri, Jan 30 $162
SFO PHX Thu, Feb 12 - Thu, Feb 19 $164
SFO PHX Tue, Jan 6 - Mon, Jan 12 $210
SFO PHX Sat, Jan 24 - Mon, Jan 26 $412
SFO PHX Tue, Feb 10 - Thu, Feb 12 $607

San Francisco and Phoenix airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
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    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, Frontier Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 3 Air New Zealand, United Airlines
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Airports in Phoenix AZ, US
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  • 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 3 Frontier Airlines
    Terminal 4 American Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA)

    Distance from City Center: 25.9 miles

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Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport

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Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport North

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3838 East Van Buren Street Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
Earn $1.38
Return Sun, Jan 11 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
Earn $1.38
Return Thu, Feb 12 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jan 18 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 27 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
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Return Mon, Mar 2 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Phoenix

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Leave Fri, Feb 27 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
Earn $1.38
Return Mon, Mar 2 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 25 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 7 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) US Airways $222
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Return Mon, Mar 9 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Phoenix

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 24 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
Earn $1.38
Return Tue, Mar 31 Phoenix (PHX) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 24 San Francisco (SFO) Phoenix (PHX) Frontier Airlines $138
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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

    • 15 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Phoenix today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 55m.
    • American Airlines flight 610 (12:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Phoenix.
    • United Airlines flight 5591 (2:53 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Phoenix.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Phoenix (American Airlines flight 562, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 51m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Phoenix (United Airlines flight 1699, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 2m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA), Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Phoenix on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA610 SFO 6:00 AM PHX 8:54 AM 321 1hr 54min
US Airways US610 SFO 6:00 AM PHX 8:54 AM 321 1hr 54min
American Airlines/Delta Air Lines AA5401/DL5710 SFO 6:24 AM PHX 11:36 AM CR9/E75 4hr 12min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL6421/DL5710 SFO 6:00 AM PHX 11:36 AM E75/E75 4hr 36min
US Airways/Delta Air Lines US5401/DL5710 SFO 6:24 AM PHX 11:36 AM CR9/E75 4hr 12min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA6901/VA6663 SFO 6:00 AM PHX 11:36 AM E75/E75 4hr 36min
American Airlines AA776 SFO 9:15 AM PHX 12:08 PM 321 1hr 53min
US Airways US776 SFO 9:15 AM PHX 12:08 PM 321 1hr 53min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA5186/AA566 SFO 6:30 AM PHX 12:11 PM CRJ/321 4hr 41min
United Airlines/US Airways UA5186/US566 SFO 6:30 AM PHX 12:11 PM CRJ/321 4hr 41min
United Airlines UA468 SFO 9:12 AM PHX 12:11 PM 319 1hr 59min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA5579/AA5459 SFO 6:52 AM PHX 12:19 PM CRJ/CR9 4hr 27min
United Airlines/US Airways UA5579/US5459 SFO 6:52 AM PHX 12:19 PM CRJ/CR9 4hr 27min