The cheapest times to fly from LED to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 9th to May 20th
  • September 17th to December 9th

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 LED to SFO is early November. Prices can be as high as $1149 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $460 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from St. Petersburg (LED) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $526 to $1048 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $523. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1038. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $514 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $681 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LED to SFO flight.

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

LED to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LED to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Saint Petersburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LED. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Saint Petersburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (8%) 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 $686. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LED 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 LED 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 56 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Stockholm (LED > ARN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $102 (14.98%)

See LED to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (LED > LAX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $96 (14.1%)

See LED to ARN flights

Hack #3: London (LED > LHR > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $68 (9.99%)

See LED to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5526 miles or 8893 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LED to SFO flight is about 10 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Petersburg and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LED to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LED
Origination airport name Pulkovo Airport
City St. Petersburg
Country Russia
Latitude 59.8
Longitude 30.3

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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