Beginning of main content

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Fares from $236 One Way, $466 Round Trip from San Francisco to Dublin

Prices starting at $466 for return flights and $236 for one-way flights to Dublin were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Need A Hotel In Dublin?

More About Flying To Dublin from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Dublin

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeDUB
Distance
Direct Flight Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival
Latest Flight Arrival

From San Francisco to Dublin

Flying from San Francisco to Dublin has never been more affordable than with help from Orbitz.com. Known for Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge and fog, residents of San Francisco won't have a completely foreign experience. Rain is plentiful in Ireland's capital city, and temperatures-while colder than California by about 15 degrees on average-are still moderate.

Leaving San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport is serviced by more than 30 airlines, including JetBlue, Delta and British Airways. It's accessible by BART rapid rail, as well as by SamTrans city buses. The typical taxi ride from downtown to the airport costs roughly $37.

Parking at the airport costs $18 for long-term lots, $28 per day for daily lots, and $2 per 20 minutes, with a maximum charge of $36 in short-term lots and up to $45 per day for valet. Free charging is available for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. You can also bike to the airport, although access is restricted to North and South McDonnell Roads. Bikes can be parked for free for 14 days, but they must be registered if staying on airport property for more than 24 hours.

Dozens of restaurants, cafes and snack counters can be found among the airport's four terminals. Popular options are Peet's Coffee & Tea and Lori's Diner. Travelers can catch a taste of San Francisco dining before they leave with options like Tomokazu.

Taking a Trip to Ireland

Many Americans make the trip to Ireland to explore their families' cultural and historical routes. There's plenty to explore in Dublin. Trinity College and Library in Dublin dates back to the 1500s, and it houses many rare, ancient texts. Travelers can also visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland.

Flying into Dublin

Five car rental companies can be found at the Dublin Airport, with another three providing rentals with advance reservations. Orbitz.com can help you secure deals in advance with Budget, Avis, Hertz, Dollar, Payless, Thrifty and Sixt. You can also take the Dublin Bus downtown for $7.35 or catch a taxi for 21.95.

Dublin temperatures are moderate throughout the year, with winter temps rarely dropping below 35°F and summer temps settling in the upper 60s. Rain is fairly consistent throughout the year. July and August are the best times to visit when you're looking to spend a lot of time at the beach, although attractions can be crowded. Otherwise, anytime between April and October should ensure the most attractions are open.

While Dublin weather can be rainy, the area offers many outdoor treats. One of its most popular attractions is Phoenix Park. The world's largest enclosed public park houses the Dublin Zoo, Ashtown Castle and the house of the Irish President. Dublin has a surprising stretch of beaches, including popular Sandycove and Claremont. It's also overflowing with culturally rich, historical sites, including castles, churches and monuments. Throw in a handful of bohemian pubs and art houses, and you've got Dublin in the palm of your hand.

Heading Home from Dublin

After a hearty and satisfying Irish vacation, the return trip home can be relaxing. If traveling in the off-season, you're sure to enjoy the return of the sun. For those looking to return quickly for a repeat, Orbitz.com can help save money on flights from San Francisco to Dublin, as well as on lodging and activities during your stay.

Flights from San Francisco to Dublin - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Dublin?

Two carriers fly directly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Dublin (DUB) — Aer Lingus and United Airlines. They'll get you to your destination in style.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Dublin?

It takes a long time to fly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Dublin (DUB) — in fact, 9 hours and 50 minutes at least. But all that time cooped up in the cabin doesn't have to be painful. Be prepared and get on the plane with the basics like your toothbrush and a neck pillow.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Dublin (and vicinity) most frequently?

Aer Lingus (EI) operates 30 flights every month between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Dublin Airport (DUB). Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. United Airlines (UA) will also take you to your destination in comfort. Offering 15 flights every month between San Francisco (and vicinity) and Dublin (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Dublin?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Dublin have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Dublin with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Dublin without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.