The cheapest times to fly from BIA to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 BIA to SFO is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $6715 for Tuesday flights during late July, or as low as $522 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Bastia (BIA) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $534 to $3367 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $564. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $3025. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $970 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIA to SFO flight.

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

BIA to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIA to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bastia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far 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 BIA. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Bastia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $760 (38%) 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 $860. Return trip prices are from the SFO to BIA 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 BIA 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 12 hour 0 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Paris (BIA > ORY > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $349 (35.93%)

See BIA to NCE flights

Hack #2: Nice (BIA > NCE > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $336 (34.59%)

See BIA to ORY flights

Hack #3: Nantes (BIA > NTE > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $293 (30.15%)

See BIA to NTE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Corsica, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6124 miles or 9856 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIA to SFO flight is about 12 hour 0 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from BIA to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBIA
Origination airport nameBastia Poretta Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.