The cheapest times to fly from PGH to SFO are
- February 5th to April 8th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 26th)
- April 30th to August 5th
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 PGH to SFO is late May. Prices can be as high as $5643 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1893 for Wednesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Pantnagar (PGH) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $2070 to $5643 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $3226. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $5608. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2382 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5596 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PGH to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PGH to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PGH to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Pantnagar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into PGH. 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 $1827 (18%) 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 $4131. Return trip prices are from the SFO to PGH 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 PGH 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 14 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking PGH 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 PGH to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $979
- Average savings: $4617 (82.51%)
- Price for both tickets: $1644
- Average savings: $3952 (70.62%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PGH to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, American, Delta, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Pantnagar Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7618 miles or 12260 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PGH to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PGH to SFO flight is about 14 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Pantnagar and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from PGH to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Pantnagar Airport|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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