The cheapest times to fly from HIN to SFO are

  • November 19th to April 1st (except the week of January 1st)

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 HIN to SFO is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2580 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $2115 for Friday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Jinju (HIN) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $2123 to $2542 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $2115. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $465 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIN to SFO flight.

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

HIN to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIN to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Jinju-si. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $0 (0%) 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 $2221. Return trip prices are from the SFO to HIN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HIN 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 11 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Seoul (HIN > GMP > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $1256 (56.15%)

See HIN to CJU flights

Hack #2: Jeju (HIN > CJU > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $1005 (44.93%)

See HIN to GMP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Asiana, Korean Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Sacheon AB Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5685 miles or 9149 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIN to SFO flight is about 11 hour 13 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from HIN to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIN
Origination airport name Sacheon AB Airport
City Jinju
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.1
Longitude 128.1

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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