The cheapest times to fly from APW to SFO are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the weeks of January 29th, February 5th, and March 19th)
  • June 25th to July 22nd (except the week of July 2nd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from APW to SFO is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2368 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $960 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Apia (APW) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1033 to $1799 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1167. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1958. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $791 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1396 can be considered a good price for a round-trip APW to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the APW to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

APW to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the APW to SFO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Apia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $374 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1257. Return trip prices are from the SFO to APW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from APW to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking APW to SFO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from APW to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (APW > AKL > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1341
  • Average savings: $55 (3.94%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from APW to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Faleolo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4792 miles or 7712 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from APW to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop APW to SFO flight is about 9 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Apia and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from APW to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAPW
Origination airport nameFaleolo International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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