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Fares from $39 One Way, $78 Round Trip from San Francisco to Raleigh

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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh

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Destination Airport IATA CodeRDU
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Traveling from San Francisco to Raleigh

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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Raleigh Airport Information

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport serves the greater Raleigh region, and it also acts as a major connecting airport for flights traveling the east coast. When you book one of the cheap flights to Raleigh through Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from any one of the major domestic or international air carriers that service the airport, including AirTran, Southwest, Air Canada, American Airlines, Bahamas Air, Delta, JetBlue, United or US Airways. The airport is located roughly 18 miles northwest of the downtown Raleigh area, which is easily accessible via Route 40.

Ground Transportation in Raleigh

The RDU Airport Taxi Service offers transportation to the Amtrak, Greyhound or Triangle Transit bus stations for a low fare of $2. You can also use the RDU taxi service to get to your final destination. Fares to either Raleigh or Durham are roughly $30, while it will cost you $20 to get to Cary or $40 to get to Chapel Hill. Most major rental car services are available at the airport as well. When you purchase your air ticket through Orbitz.com, your savings might be enough to warrant hiring a private car service or limousine to ride into town in style.

Raleigh Area Weather Information

Winters in the Raleigh area are mild, with temperatures ranging from the low 30s to low 50s. Summers can be hot, with temperatures ranging from the 70s to the 90s. Summer is the rainiest time of year in Raleigh, so be sure to pack a lightweight raincoat or umbrella to keep you dry.

What to Do in Raleigh

History buffs and outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do while in the Raleigh-Durham area. There are many museums where you can look back at life as it was many years ago, or simply visit one of the many civil war sites that dot the region. Enjoy the balmy weather as you go hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding, or simply have a quiet picnic in one of the many area parks. Whatever you choose to do while you are there, enjoy your stay and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights to Raleigh.

Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Work out your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can jet from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) in one easy journey with United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Raleigh?

From San Francisco, the eclectic sights and sounds of Raleigh are at least 5 hours and 11 minutes away. Lock in your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with more legroom, and fly to your destination in comfort.

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

If you're after the carrier with the most flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Raleigh, NC Airport (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), lock in your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier offers 40 monthly flights along this route.

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

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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Raleigh 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.