The cheapest times to fly from MRS to SFO are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • October 8th to December 9th (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 MRS to SFO is early June. Prices can be as high as $1588 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $306 for Thursday flights around early June.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Marseille (MRS) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $364 to $1433 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1482. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1132 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $658 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRS to SFO flight.

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

MRS to SFO Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MRS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Marseille. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $693. Return trip prices are from the SFO to MRS 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 MRS 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (MRS > BCN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $511
  • Average savings: $147 (22.34%)

See MRS to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (MRS > ARN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $514
  • Average savings: $144 (21.88%)

See MRS to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $136 (20.59%)

See MRS to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5945 miles or 9568 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRS to SFO flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from MRS to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRS
Origination airport name Marseille Provence Airport
City Marseille
Country France
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 5.2

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.