The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CSG are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 CSG is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1087 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $312 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Columbus, GA (CSG) will usually cost between $354 to $726 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $395. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $680. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $285 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $458 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CSG flight.

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

SFO to CSG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CSG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. 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 $149 (27%) 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 $404. Return trip prices are from the CSG 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 CSG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 49 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to CSG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CSG
  • Usually 21.53% less expensive than CSG
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from CSG
  • Usually 18.25% less expensive than CSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BHM flights

Destination alternative #3: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from CSG
  • Usually 8.85% less expensive than CSG
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to MGM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2132 miles or 3431 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CSG flight is about 4 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Columbus, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from SFO to CSG.


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 CSG
Destination airport name Columbus Airport
City Columbus, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.5
Longitude -84.9


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