The cheapest times to fly from MDE to SFO are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 20th 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 MDE to SFO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1178 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $487 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Medellin (MDE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $554 to $965 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $558. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1078. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $520 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $671 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDE to SFO flight.

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

MDE to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDE to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Medellin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays 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 $93 (12%) 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 $640. Return trip prices are from the SFO to MDE 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 MDE 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 7 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Jose Maria Cordova Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3655 miles or 5882 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDE to SFO flight is about 7 hour 34 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from MDE to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MDE
Origination airport name Jose Maria Cordova Airport
City Medellin
Country Colombia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude -75.4

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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