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Fares from $82 One Way, $158 Round Trip from San Francisco to St. Louis

Prices starting at $158 for return flights and $82 for one-way flights to St. Louis 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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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.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Allow Orbitz.com to help you book flights to St. Louis. Lambert-St.Louis International Airport is located 10 miles northwest of St. Louis. Over 13 million passengers pass through the airport each year. It is the largest airport in the state of Missouri and services 255 daily departures to over 90 cities, domestically and internationally. Southwest Airlines is based out of Lambert, and Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Cape Air, Delta and American Airlines all have major hubs at Lambert. You can use Orbitz.com to book bargain tickets on your next trip to the St. Louis area.

St. Louis International Airport Transportation

St. Louis International Airport offers a variety of transportation services for the busy traveler. Shuttle services, rental cars, and public transportation are available at the airport. Go Best Express Airport Shuttle is a popular shuttle service for group transportation. One-way fares start at $17. The MetroLink is St. Louis' rail system and operates 37 stations throughout the city. One-way fares cost $2.

St. Louis Weather

St. Louis has distinct seasons. Summers are hot, and temperatures can get as high as 90 degrees F. Spring is usually a rainy season for St. Louis, so it is best to pack an umbrella for your trip during March, April and May. Fall is usually mild, with temperatures averaging 57 degrees F. Winters can be freezing, with temperature falling to 20 degrees F. Bring a warm coat and boots during winter trips to St. Louis.

Popular Attractions in St. Louis

St. Louis offers a variety of attractions for visitors. Some popular attractions include the famous Gateway Arch, Six Flags of St. Louis, the Saint Louis Zoo and Forest Park. St. Louis is also home to several theaters, such as the Ferrara Theatre, Fox Theatre, and Grand Center. Some popular museums include the St. Louis Children's Museum and the Beall Mansion Museums. Book flights to St. Louis with the help of Orbitz.com to visit these popular attractions.

Flights from San Francisco to St. Louis - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to St. Louis?

There sure is. You can fly directly from San Francisco to St. Louis with Southwest Airlines. It's the only airline that travels nonstop from San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to St. Louis?

The fastest flight from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) is 3 hours and 45 minutes. Bring something on board to keep you entertained, like that new best-seller or a sketch pad.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to St. Louis (and vicinity) most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 20 flights on this route each month. Southwest Airlines (WN) also flies from San Francisco (and vicinity) to St. Louis (and vicinity). It's another reputable choice and offers 10 flights every month.

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

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 St. Louis 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 St. Louis with flexible change policies?

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