The cheapest times to fly from PSE to SFO are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd 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 PSE to SFO is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1080 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $312 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Ponce, PR (PSE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $425 to $906 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $474. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $887. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $414 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSE to SFO flight.

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

PSE to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSE to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ponce. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $150 (21%) 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 $562. Return trip prices are from the SFO to PSE 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 PSE 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 29 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (PSE > MCO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $11 (1.72%)

See PSE to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3611 miles or 5811 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSE to SFO flight is about 7 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Ponce, PR and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from PSE to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PSE
Origination airport name Mercedita Airport
City Ponce, PR
Country the United States
Latitude 18
Longitude -66.6

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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