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Flights to San Francisco

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Book flights to San Francisco

San Francisco, a city on California's coast, enchants visitors with its iconic landmarks and diverse neighbourhoods. History buffs can explore Alcatraz Island, a former prison, or admire the Golden Gate Bridge, an engineering marvel. Foodies can indulge in fresh seafood at Fisherman's Wharf or savour diverse culinary delights in Chinatown. Beyond iconic sites, San Francisco offers vibrant experiences. Ride historic cable cars up steep hills, explore Golden Gate Park's vast green spaces or immerse yourself in the artistic energy of Haight-Ashbury. Whether seeking historical exploration, cultural experiences, or scenic beauty, San Francisco provides a dynamic and memorable travel destination.

At Alternative Airlines, we make it simple for you to book flights to San Francisco - with over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, booking flights to San Francisco couldn't be easier.

Airports near San Francisco

Reach San Francisco your way. You can easily travel to San Francisco using any of these 4 airports.

San Francisco International Airport

This is the main international airport serving San Francisco and is located approximately 13 miles south of downtown. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Oakland International Airport

Located about 20 miles east of San Francisco, this airport is another convenient option for travellers. It serves both domestic and international flights, with a focus on low-cost carriers.


Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Situated about 45 miles south of San Francisco, this airport serves the Silicon Valley region. It offers a variety of domestic and international flights.


Sacramento International Airport

Although a bit farther away, approximately 90 miles northeast of San Francisco, this airport can be a viable option for travellers. It serves as a major hub for domestic flights and offers a range of international connections.

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Buy your flights to San Francisco and pay later

Secure your flights to San Francisco today and pay later at Alternative Airlines!

With our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can split the cost of your airline tickets into smaller instalments that can be paid back over time. Many of these plans are interest-free, but it's always a good idea to confirm this with your lending provider beforehand.

At Alternative Airlines, you can practically manage the budget of your trip by using BNPL for your flights to San Francisco, ensuring a smooth, hassle-free experience!

Things to do in San Francisco

San Francisco has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Golden Gate Bridge

An iconic symbol of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge is a must-see attraction. This magnificent suspension bridge, painted in a striking shade of international orange, spans the Golden Gate Strait and offers breathtaking views of the city and the Pacific Ocean. Whether you choose to walk, bike, or drive across it, the Golden Gate Bridge promises an unforgettable experience.

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Alcatraz Island

Step back in time and explore the intriguing history of Alcatraz Island. Once home to some of America's most notorious criminals, this former federal prison is now a popular tourist attraction. Take a ferry ride to the island, tour the cellhouse, and listen to captivating stories about the inmates and life on "The Rock".

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Fisherman's Wharf

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Fisherman's Wharf. This bustling waterfront area is known for its seafood stalls, souvenir shops, and lively street performers. Visit the famous Pier 39, home to a colony of sea lions, enjoy a clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl, or take a scenic bay cruise. Fisherman's Wharf offers a taste of the true San Francisco spirit.

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