The cheapest times to fly from LNZ to SFO are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • October 29th 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 LNZ to SFO is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1413 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $579 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Linz (LNZ) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $583 to $1231 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 $612. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1318. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $706 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $802 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LNZ to SFO flight.

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

LNZ to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LNZ to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Linz. 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $128 (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 $785. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LNZ 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 LNZ 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Frankfurt (LNZ > FRA > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $702
  • Average savings: $101 (12.53%)

See LNZ to DUS flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (LNZ > DUS > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $777
  • Average savings: $26 (3.18%)

See LNZ to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Austrian, Condor, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5931 miles or 9545 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LNZ to SFO flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LNZ to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLNZ
Origination airport nameLinz Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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