The cheapest times to fly from CDV to SFO are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 CDV to SFO is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1136 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $566 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Cordova, AK (CDV) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $591 to $678 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 $587. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $549 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDV to SFO flight.

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

CDV to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDV to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cordova. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CDV. 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 $24 (4%) 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 $631. Return trip prices are from the SFO to CDV 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 CDV 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 4 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CDV > LAX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $594
  • Average savings: $41 (6.39%)

See CDV to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (CDV > SEA > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $12 (1.89%)

See CDV to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CDV 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 Merle K Mudhole Smith Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1873 miles or 3014 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDV to SFO flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from CDV to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDV
Origination airport name Merle K Mudhole Smith Airport
City Cordova, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 60.5
Longitude -145.5

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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