The cheapest times to fly from AXT to SFO are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • May 7th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and November 26th)

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 AXT to SFO is early November. Prices can be as high as $2230 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1299 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Akita (AXT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1299 to $1773 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1717. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AXT to SFO flight.

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

AXT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AXT to SFO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Akita. 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 fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AXT. Saturdays 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 $238 (15%) 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 $1350. Return trip prices are from the SFO to AXT 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 AXT 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 55 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 AXT to SFO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 7.39% less expensive than SFO
  • 1-layover flights available

See AXT to SJC flights


Flight Hacking AXT 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 AXT to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tokyo (AXT > HND > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $290 (20.6%)

See AXT to TPE flights

Hack #2: Taipei (AXT > TPE > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1258
  • Average savings: $150 (10.65%)

See AXT to HND flights

Hack #3: Nagoya (AXT > NGO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1309
  • Average savings: $100 (7.07%)

See AXT to NGO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Asiana, Hawaiian, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4967 miles or 7994 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AXT to SFO flight is about 9 hour 55 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from AXT to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AXT
Origination airport name Akita Airport
City Akita
Country Japan
Latitude 39.6
Longitude 140.2

Return Airport

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


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