The cheapest times to fly from GOJ to SFO are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 12th)

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 GOJ to SFO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4557 for Friday flights during late October, or as low as $716 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Nizhniy Novgorod (GOJ) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $740 to $1245 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $754. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $1360. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $606 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $881 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GOJ to SFO flight.

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

GOJ to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GOJ to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Nizhny Novgorod. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GOJ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Nizhny Novgorod. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (9%) 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 $879. Return trip prices are from the SFO to GOJ 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 GOJ 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 11 hour 36 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 GOJ 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 3.75% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See GOJ to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: Moscow (GOJ > DME > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $713
  • Average savings: $168 (19.07%)

See GOJ to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (GOJ > SVO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $156 (17.74%)

See GOJ to DME flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (GOJ > LAX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $830
  • Average savings: $51 (5.79%)

See GOJ to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Belavia, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5901 miles or 9497 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GOJ to SFO flight is about 11 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Nizhniy Novgorod and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from GOJ to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GOJ
Origination airport name Nizhny Novgorod Airport
City Nizhniy Novgorod
Country Russia
Latitude 56.2
Longitude 43.8

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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