The cheapest times to fly from PLO to SFO are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • October 8th 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 PLO to SFO is late July. Prices can be as high as $2663 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $906 for Wednesday flights around late July.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Port Lincoln (PLO) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $906 to $2063 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late July with an average ticket price of $937. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2370. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $986 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PLO to SFO flight.

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

PLO to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PLO to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Port Lincoln. 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 Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into PLO. 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 $177 (9%) 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 $1176. Return trip prices are from the SFO to PLO 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 PLO to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8196 miles or 13190 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PLO to SFO flight is about 15 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Port Lincoln and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from PLO to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PLO
Origination airport name Port Lincoln Airport
City Port Lincoln
Country Australia
Latitude -34.6
Longitude 135.9

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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