The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MKE are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
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 MKE is early December. Prices can be as high as $1014 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $284 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Milwaukee
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE) will usually cost between $293 to $542 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $293. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $534. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $241 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $310 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MKE flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to MKE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to MKE 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 $0.1, 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 $123 (29%) 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 $304. Return trip prices are from the MKE to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SFO to MKE 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 18 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 MKE while comparing.
- 67 miles (108 km) away from MKE
- Usually 0.65% less expensive than MKE
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to MKE? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from General Mitchell International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1840 miles or 2961 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to MKE?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MKE flight is about 4 hour 18 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Milwaukee, WI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from SFO to MKE.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||General Mitchell International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SFO to MKE tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 3% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MKE heading for SFO about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Milwaukee, WI is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: on time
- Some airlines not reporting
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