The cheapest times to fly from SFO to ABI are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • 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 SFO to ABI is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $828 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $266 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Abilene

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Abilene, TX (ABI) will usually cost between $288 to $596 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 $303. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $581. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to ABI flight.

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

SFO to ABI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to ABI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $118 (26%) 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 $329. Return trip prices are from the ABI to SFO 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 SFO to ABI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to ABI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 14.97% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to GRK flights

Destination alternative #2: San Angelo Regional/Mathis Field Airport (SJT) in San Angelo, TX

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 1.61% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to SJT flights

Destination alternative #3: Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (SPS) in Wichita Falls, TX

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 0.98% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to SPS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1330 miles or 2140 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to ABI flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Abilene, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from SFO to ABI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeABI
Destination airport nameAbilene Regional Airport
CityAbilene, TX
Countrythe United States


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