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Fares from $29 One Way, $78 Round Trip from Indianapolis to San Francisco

Prices starting at $78 for return flights and $29 for one-way flights to San Francisco were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

lights from Indianapolis to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions
Are there non-stop flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco?

Dust off your passport, because United Airlines will take you straight from Indianapolis to San Francisco. Book your fare now and enjoy a hassle-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco?

Jetting from Indianapolis, IN Airport (IND-Indianapolis Intl.) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) will take you at least 4 hours and 39 minutes. Enjoy a tipple and watch a show or two — it's the ideal opportunity to sit back and chill out.

What airlines fly from Indianapolis to San Francisco most frequently?

Plan your Indianapolis to San Francisco journey with an United Airlines flight. With 26 each month, this airline has the most flights along this route.

Route Information for Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA CodeIND
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
Distance1939 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesUnited Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:39PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:39PM UTC

Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to San Francisco

Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport is located 16 miles from downtown Indianapolis on Weir Cook Memorial Drive. Eleven airlines serve the airport, including Vision, US Airways, Delta, Southwest and United. Orbitz.com allows users to search a variety of different airlines at once to locate cheap flights from Indianapolis.

Parking at the Airport

There are several different options for parking at Indianapolis International Airport. The cell phone lot is available for drop-off and pick up. It is a small lot, and someone must remain with the vehicle at all times. Valet parking is available for an additional charge, which is perfect for those in a hurry. Self-parking is available at the parking garage, which is used for short-term parking. Long-term and economy parking are available, and fees on all lots are charged by the hour or by the day. Shuttle services are available free to and from the parking lots.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com can assist in locating inexpensive car rental services both to and from the airport. Taxi services offer metered services and may require a drop-off fee. Limos are available for rental by the hour or by the day, and the public bus system offers transportation to the airport for a flat fee. The airport provides complementary shuttle services to and from many hotels in the area for free.

Restaurants at Indianapolis International Airport

Travelers may wish to eat or grab a cup of coffee before they board their planes. Café Patachou offers a variety of breakfast items as well as a selection of coffees. Cooper Moon Coffee also serves a selection of gourmet coffees and bakery items, and Starbucks has blended coffees and baked goods. Orbitz.com can help individuals who are on a budget locate flights from Indianapolis.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.