The cheapest times to fly from GAN to SFO are

  • January 29th to July 1st (except the week of April 9th)
  • late December

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 GAN to SFO is late March. Prices can be as high as $13600 for Saturday flights during early December, or as low as $3533 for Friday flights around late March.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Gan Island (GAN) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $3610 to $6406 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $3559. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early December, with an average price of $8268. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4709 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3786 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GAN to SFO flight.

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

GAN to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GAN to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Gan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into GAN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Gan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2206 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3626. Return trip prices are from the SFO to GAN 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 GAN to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Colombo (GAN > CMB > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1227
  • Average savings: $2559 (67.59%)

See GAN to ORD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (GAN > ORD > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1774
  • Average savings: $2013 (53.16%)

See GAN to CMB flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (GAN > IAD > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1796
  • Average savings: $1990 (52.56%)

See GAN to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, ANA, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Gan Island Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9699 miles or 15609 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GAN to SFO flight is about 18 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Gan Island and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from GAN to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GAN
Origination airport name Gan Island Airport
City Gan Island
Country the Maldives
Latitude -0.7
Longitude 73.2

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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