The cheapest times to fly from EXT to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 12th)
  • September 3rd to October 14th
  • October 29th to November 11th

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 EXT to SFO is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2451 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $626 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Exeter (EXT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $631 to $1785 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $668. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1630. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $962 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $973 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EXT to SFO flight.

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

EXT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EXT to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Exeter. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $550 (38%) 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 $819. Return trip prices are from the SFO to EXT 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 EXT 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 31 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 EXT 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 7.19% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See EXT to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: Paris (EXT > CDG > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $454 (46.66%)

See EXT to LCY flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $576
  • Average savings: $397 (40.8%)

See EXT to CDG flights

Hack #3: Dublin (EXT > DUB > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $352 (36.13%)

See EXT to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, JetBlue, 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 Exeter Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5299 miles or 8528 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EXT to SFO flight is about 10 hour 31 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from EXT to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EXT
Origination airport name Exeter Airport
City Exeter
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 50.7
Longitude -3.4

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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