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Amazing RDU to SFO Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $168 round trip and $84 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

FAQs about flights from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)

Are there direct flights from Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco Airport?

If you're not so fond of layovers, it's smart to secure your flight from Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) in advance. United Airlines is the only air carrier that offers nonstop flights to San Francisco from Raleigh.

How long is the flight from Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco Airport?

Flights between Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) and San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) take about 7 hours and 10 minutes all up. Make the most of your time in the air by napping, reading, watching a film or doing all three.

What is the flight distance from Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco Airport?

From Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the flight distance is 2,858 miles. It's a lengthy ride, so make sure you pack all the essentials. Earplugs and a sweater are good items to begin with.

What airlines fly from Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) to San Francisco Airport?

Ready to jet off on your next grand adventure? Eager to travel from Raleigh to San Francisco as fast as possible? Step aboard one of the 76 direct flights offered by United Airlines each month, and you'll be touching down before you can ask 'Are we there yet?'

Flying Tips & Tricks How do I find my flight number?
  • Your flight number can be found in your itinerary. It's not difficult to locate if you know what you're looking for. Browse the document for a code consisting of letters and numbers. The first one to two letters and digit stand for your airline name (these are called IATA airline codes). This is followed by one to four digits — your flight number.
How early can you check bags for a flight?
  • Getting to the airport early is a simple way to ease the burden of traveling. Typically, you can check your cabin baggage three hours before an international flight and two hours ahead of a domestic one.

RDU to SFO Frequently Asked Questions

Raleigh - Durham Intl. to San Francisco Intl. Flight FAQ

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Raleigh to San Francisco Carriers and Route Information

Flight path for flights from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to San Francisco International Airport


Distance:
2,589.00 miles


Airlines & Aircraft Used on RDU to SFO Flight Routes


Airline Carrier
Aircraft
American Airlines
Airbus A319
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Fokker 100
Delta Air Lines
Airbus A340 all models
Delta Air Lines
Saab SF340A/B
Jet Airways (India)
Boeing 737-800 (winglets) pax
Jet Airways (India)
Boeing 737-800 pax
Jet Airways (India)
Fairchild (Swearingen) SA26 / SA226 / SA227 Metro / Merlin / Expediter
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