The cheapest times to fly from RUT to SFO are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 RUT to SFO is early September. Prices can be as high as $1204 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $366 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Rutland, VT (RUT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $416 to $773 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $424. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $806. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $382 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $554 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUT to SFO flight.

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

RUT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RUT to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rutland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $126 (20%) 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 $513. Return trip prices are from the SFO to RUT 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 RUT 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 5 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (RUT > BOS > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $486
  • Average savings: $68 (12.27%)

See RUT to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Rutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2587 miles or 4163 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUT to SFO flight is about 5 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Rutland, VT 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 RUT to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRUT
Origination airport nameRutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport
CityRutland, VT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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