The cheapest times to fly from LST to SFO are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 16th to August 5th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 LST to SFO is late April. Prices can be as high as $2499 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $750 for Wednesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Launceston (LST) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $782 to $1838 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $817. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2006. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1189 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $865 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LST to SFO flight.

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

LST to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LST to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Launceston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LST. Fridays 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 $181 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1016. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LST 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 LST 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 15 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Hong Kong Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7885 miles or 12690 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LST to SFO flight is about 15 hour 10 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from LST to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LST
Origination airport name Launceston Airport
City Launceston
Country Australia
Latitude -41.5
Longitude 147.2

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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