The cheapest times to fly from LEI to SFO are
- January 8th to May 20th (except the week of April 9th)
- October 8th to October 21st
- November 5th to November 25th (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 LEI to SFO is early May. Prices can be as high as $2147 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $590 for Tuesday flights around early May.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Almeria (LEI) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $612 to $1673 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $720. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $845 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1017 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEI to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LEI to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LEI to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Almería. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 LEI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Almería. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $318 (23%) 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 $882. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LEI 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 LEI 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 49 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking LEI 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 LEI to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $563
- Average savings: $455 (44.69%)
- Price for both tickets: $603
- Average savings: $414 (40.71%)
- Price for both tickets: $728
- Average savings: $290 (28.47%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LEI to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Almeria Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6023 miles or 9693 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LEI to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEI to SFO flight is about 11 hour 49 minutes.
How many flights go between Almeria and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from LEI to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Almeria Airport|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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