San Diego to San Francisco Flights

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San Diego to San Francisco Flight Information

Airport in San Diego

San Diego Airport

Official Name: San Diego International Airport

Airport Code: SAN

Location: 3 mi (4.8 km) northwest of Downtown San Diego, California

Quick Facts about SAN: The airport is a focus city for Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines

Operating Airlines

Airlines Flights by Stop Departure Airport Arrival Airport Connection Airport
Alaska (AS) Nonstop SAN SFO Not applicable
United (UA) Nonstop SAN SFO Not applicable
Alaska (AS) 1-Stop SAN SFO Seattle Tacoma – SEA
United (UA) 1-Stop SAN SFO Los Angeles, LAX
American (AA) 1-Stop SAN SFO Phoenix, PHX
Alaska (AS) 2-stop SAN SFO Boise – BOI; Spokane – GEG
Alaska (AS) 2-stop SAN SFO Portland, PDX; Seattle, SEA

Airport in San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport

Official Name: San Francisco International Airport

Airport Code: SFO

Location: It is 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown San Francisco, California

Quick Facts about SFO: The airport is a hub for Alaska and United Airlines

San Jose International Airport

Official Name: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Airport Code: SJC

Location: It is 45 miles (72 km) from the city center of San Francisco, California

Quick Facts about SJC: It’s a focus city for Alaska Airlines

Oakland International Airport

Official Name: Oakland International Airport

Airport Code: OAK

Location: 10 miles (16 km) south of Downtown Oakland and across from San Francisco on the other side of San Francisco Bay.

Quick Facts about SJC: It’s a focus city for Allegiant Air, JSX and Southwest Airlines (WN).

Frequently Asked Questions

What percentage of departure flights gets delayed at San Diego Airport?

Only 19 percent of the total departure flights (12,120k) were delayed at San Diego Airport in 2019, according to the United States of Department of Transportation. Average delay minutes equalled 57.95 minutes.

How much time does it take to fly from San Diego to San Francisco?

Flight Route Distance Time
SAN to SFO 447 miles/ 719 km 01 hour 08 minutes
SAN to SJC 417 miles/ 671 km 01 hour 02 minutes
SAN to OAK 446 miles/ 718 km 01 hour 07 minutes

Factors to Mind: The flight time is only the time spent in air. The calculation is based on an assumption that the speed is 804.67 km or 500 miles per hour. Additional 20-30 minutes time is required by an aircraft to take off and g round at the arrival airport to the respective gate where passengers can de-board it. If there is a technical stop-over or layover, the travel time gets further increased.