The cheapest times to fly from LDH to SFO are
- January 29th to March 18th (except the week of February 26th)
- April 23rd to June 17th
- July 16th to August 5th
- October 8th 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 LDH to SFO is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3527 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1250 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Lord Howe Island (LDH) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1437 to $2742 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1281. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $3034. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1754 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1633 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LDH to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LDH to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LDH to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lord Howe Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Lord Howe Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $261 (13%) 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 $1724. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LDH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LDH 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 13 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking LDH 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 LDH to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1541
- Average savings: $92 (5.63%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LDH to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Lord Howe Island Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6955 miles or 11193 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LDH to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LDH to SFO flight is about 13 hour 30 minutes.
How many flights go between Lord Howe Island and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LDH to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lord Howe Island Airport|
|City||Lord Howe Island|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Flights from LDH
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