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San Francisco flights: Airport guide and deals

Who to fly with and how to get in and out of San Francisco’s airport in a breeze.

From Uber costs to ground transportation, what airlines fly to San Francisco and flight deals from Australia, we’ve got you covered. With this simple guide you’ll become a pro at navigating your way from Australia to San Francisco with a smooth transition from air to ground.


San Francisco flight deals

$100 off Cathay Pacific international return

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Valid for travel on select dates. Destinations include Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Dublin and more.

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USA flights from $447 return

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Valid for travel on select dates. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu. Destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Washington and Dallas.

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5% off South America flights

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Valid for travel on select dates from May - October 2018. Destinations include Santiago, Buenos Aires, Lima, Montevideo, Bogota, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

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International flights from $349 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from January - December 2018 with Air New Zealand. Sample fare is Melbourne-Christchurch. Destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Auckland and more.

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$120 off first class seats

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Valid for travel on select dates. Destinations include San Francisco, Chicago, London, Dubai, Venice and more. T&C's apply.

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International flights from $403 return with Qantas

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Valid for travel on select dates from March - August 2018. Destinations include Hong Kong, Honolulu, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Christchurch.

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South America flights from $1,095 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from March - November 2018. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Buenos Aires.

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North America flights from $916 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from April - December 2018, depending on the destination. Destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Vancouver. Sample fare is Sydney-Los Angeles.

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South America flights from $1,099 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from May - June 2018. Sample fate is Melbourne-Santiago de Chile. Destinations include Buenos Aires, Lima, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Bogota or Montevideo.

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$100 off Skycouch seats

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Valid for use on select dates. Minimum of 2 people to redeem offer. Destinations include Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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San Francisco flight FAQs

Who flies to San Francisco? Qantas has direct flights from Australia to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Other airlines that service SFO from Australia are Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, British Airways, Emirates, Air China, Hawaiian Airlines, Air New Zealand, Korean Air, Fiji Airways, Delta, Philippine Airlines, EVA Air, American Airlines, China Airlines, Air India, Air Canada, ANA, Japan Airlines, China Southern and Etihad Airways.

What are the closest airports to San Francisco? There are three major airports that serve the San Francisco Bay Area. The largest is San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is the closest to the city centre and has the most international flights. Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Jose International Airport (SJC) serve Oakland and San Jose respectively, which are also in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What airport transfer options are available? From SFO, taxis are available at the designated taxi areas outside each of the arrivals terminals. To get to the Rental Car Centre take the Blue Line on the AirTrain to the Rental Car Centre stop. Public transport includes the BART Rapid Rail, the Caltrain Commuter Rail and the SamTrans Bus. The BART takes you to the city centre in 30 minutes, the Caltrain connects SFO with other bay area counties and the SamTrans connects other counties to some areas of San Francisco. Private and shared transfers are also available. An Uber to the city centre will cost around US$24-$69.


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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