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The cheapest times to fly from BOI to SFO are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 BOI to SFO is late October. Prices can be as high as $649 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $180 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Boise, ID (BOI) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $190 to $379 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $197. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $281 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOI to SFO flight.

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

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BOI to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOI to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Boise. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $57 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $251. Return trip prices are from the SFO to BOI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BOI to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BOI to SFO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 25.80% less expensive than SFO
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOI to SMF flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 23.13% less expensive than SFO
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOI to SJC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Boise Air Terminal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 522 miles or 840 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOI to SFO flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Boise, ID and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from BOI to SFO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeBOI
Origination airport nameBoise Air Terminal Airport
CityBoise, ID
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.6
Longitude-116.2

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOI to SFO tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 64% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SFO heading for BOI about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Francisco, CA is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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