The cheapest times to fly from BHD to SFO are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to October 21st
  • November 12th to December 9th

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 BHD to SFO is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1378 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $449 for Wednesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Belfast (BHD) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $538 to $1200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $564. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1271. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHD to SFO flight.

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

BHD to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHD to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Belfast. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into BHD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Belfast. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $194 (22%) 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 $674. Return trip prices are from the SFO to BHD 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 BHD 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 10 hour 3 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 BHD 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 12.77% less expensive than SFO
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHD to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: London (BHD > LHR > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $528
  • Average savings: $189 (26.38%)

See BHD to LCY flights

Hack #2: London (BHD > LCY > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $595
  • Average savings: $122 (17.03%)

See BHD to LHR flights

Hack #3: Birmingham (BHD > BHX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $624
  • Average savings: $93 (12.98%)

See BHD to BHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5040 miles or 8111 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHD to SFO flight is about 10 hour 3 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from BHD to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHD
Origination airport name Belfast City Airport
City Belfast
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 54.6
Longitude -5.9

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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