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Route Information for Flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA Code SBA
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Distance 262 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air Canada, Lufthansa, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:09PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:45PM UTC

Cheap Flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport

Flights from San Luis Obispo (SLO) frequently leave from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport, located at the southern end of Orange County. Located at 903-5 Airport Drive in San Luis Obispo, this one-terminal airport offers free Wi-Fi to all guests. Two airlines, US Airways and United, service SLO; international and domestic passengers can connect to other flights at nearby LAX, and low-fare tickets can be purchased through Orbitz.com. SLO is located just four miles from downtown San Luis Obispo.

Parking at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport

Parking at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is generally inexpensive; hourly parking costs $1 per hour. Short-term parking is available for up to three days at a time and costs $12 per day. Long-term parking rates range from $8 to $12 per day, depending on the lot's proximity to the airport. Frequent travelers from SLO can purchase annual parking permits at a cost of $550 per year.

Transportation to SLO

Car rentals from Enterprise, Avis, and other companies are available at SLO, and reservations can be made in advance on Orbitz.com for discount rentals. Taxis and limousines are available for hire from SLO at rates that vary according to distance. Wine Wrangler and Ride-On Transportation both offer shuttle bus services from SLO to points throughout Southern California.

Restaurants at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport

The Spirit of San Luis at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is a full-service restaurant that is popular with travelers and local residents alike, and it serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The Runway Express is located inside the terminal and is ideal for a quick meal before flights from San Luis Obispo. It serves coffee and snacks, as well as prepackaged candy and gift items.

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 San Luis Obispo to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco now?

If you're worried about quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

United Airlines offers nonstop flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco, so all you have to do is sit back and relax until you reach SFO.

What is the shortest flight from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

Leave those movies on your laptop for another day, because the flight from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) can take as little as 2 hours and 4 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline that offers the most flights from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco, United Airlines is the top pick. This well-known carrier operates 56 monthly flights along this route.

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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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