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Fares from $119 One Way, $298 Round Trip from Springfield to San Francisco

Prices starting at $298 for return flights and $119 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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Route Information for Flights from Springfield to San Francisco

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Flying from Springfield to San Francisco

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is located at 1200 Capital Airport Drive, three miles northwest from the center of Springfield, Illinois. American Eagle, Vision Airlines and United Express service the airport. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find flights from Springfield to any destination. Orbitz searches flight information from various airlines to find the best deals on flights.

Parking and Transportation

The airport offers free long-term parking for passengers who need to leave their cars at the airport while they travel. If you don't want to park your car at the airport, you can take a taxicab. Cabs run on meters, so the total cost depends on the length of travel. Some cab companies in the area include Lincoln Yellow Cab, Springfield Taxis and Freedom Cab.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab something to eat before your flight, the airport features a Subway restaurant where you can get sandwiches made to order. If you just want a snack or a drink, there are vending areas inside and outside the passenger screening area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Springfield, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

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.

Flights from Springfield to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You'll have to break up the journey from Springfield, IL (SPI-Abraham Lincoln Capital) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) because there are no direct flights on this route. United Airlines, American Airlines and Qantas offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Springfield to San Francisco?

The shortest flight time from Springfield, IL (SPI-Abraham Lincoln Capital) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is 5 hours and 28 minutes, which gives you lots of time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good movie.

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

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco with flexible change policies?

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