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Fares from $49 One Way, $98 Round Trip from San Francisco to Sun Valley

Prices starting at $98 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Sun Valley were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Sun Valley from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Sun Valley

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeBOI
Distance523 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAlaska Airlines, Air Canada, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:27PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:03AM UTC

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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.

Friedman Memorial Airport

Flights to Sun Valley can be found through Orbitz.com. Sky West Airlines, Delta Connection, Alaska Airlines, and several charter companies run cheap flights into the airport every day. The drive from downtown Sun Valley to the airport can take up to 45 minutes when traffic is backed up.

Shuttles and Rental Cars

Sun Valley Express is a private charter company that offers travelers the chance to ride a bus from the airport to several hotels in town. This is the only company of its kind operating in the area, and your only other choice is a rental car. Avis, Budget, and Hertz offer rental cars starting at around $20 a day, while the shuttle costs up to $65.

Mild Summers and Harsh Winters

The winter in Sun Valley is quite harsh with average highs in the low 30s and temperatures dropping below 10 degrees. Winter can also bring more than 20 inches of snow every month. The cold weather typically lasts through the spring, but the temperatures can climb to the low 60s by May. Summer highs are usually in the high 70s and low 80s.

Arts and Sports

The most popular activities and attractions in Sun Valley relate to arts and sports. Culture comes to life at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, while sports lovers can find activities during the winter and summer. Skiing and snowboarding is a popular winter activity, and horseback riding, hiking, and biking are popular in the warmer months. The deals that Orbitz.com provides to customers makes finding flights to Sun Valley easy. When you visit the site, you will find that it only takes minutes to book your trip.

Flights from San Francisco to Sun Valley - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sun Valley?

Yes, you can jet from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial) with United Airlines, the only carrier that offers direct services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Sun Valley?

If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be touching down at Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial) from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) in only 1 hour and 47 minutes. With such a speedy flight time, consider taking hand luggage only.

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

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 Sun Valley 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 Sun Valley with flexible change policies?

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