The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BNE are

  • January 29th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 30th, and May 7th)
  • August 6th to September 30th (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 SFO to BNE is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1867 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $843 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Brisbane

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Brisbane (BNE) will usually cost between $888 to $1487 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $878. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1646. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $768 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1031 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BNE flight.

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

SFO to BNE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BNE flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $116 (10%) 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 $1022. Return trip prices are from the BNE to SFO 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 SFO to BNE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7069 miles or 11376 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BNE flight is about 13 hour 42 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from SFO to BNE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code BNE
Destination airport name Brisbane International Airport
City Brisbane
Country Australia
Latitude -27.4
Longitude 153.1


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