The cheapest times to fly from BRW to SFO are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 5th and April 9th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 BRW to SFO is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1342 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $763 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Barrow, AK (BRW) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $790 to $1118 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $790. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1342. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $552 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $850 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRW to SFO flight.

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

BRW to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRW to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Utqiagvik. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is 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 $58 (6%) 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 $846. Return trip prices are from the SFO to BRW 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 BRW 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 5 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (BRW > ANC > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $98 (11.53%)

See BRW to ANC flights

Hack #2: Fairbanks, AK (BRW > FAI > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $95 (11.12%)

See BRW to FAI flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (BRW > SEA > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $780
  • Average savings: $71 (8.29%)

See BRW to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2626 miles or 4226 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRW to SFO flight is about 5 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Barrow, AK and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BRW to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBRW
Origination airport nameWiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport
CityBarrow, AK
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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