The cheapest times to fly from SFO to AZS are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • July 16th to August 26th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 3rd)

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 AZS is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $2185 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $813 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Samana

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Samana (AZS) will usually cost between $855 to $1387 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $883. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2185. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to AZS flight.

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

SFO to AZS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to AZS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is 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 to Samana, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $179 (11%) 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 $1025. Return trip prices are from the AZS 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 AZS 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 5 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 AZS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 57.90% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to STI flights

Destination alternative #2: De Las Americas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 57.59% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to SDQ flights

Destination alternative #3: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 53.95% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PUJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from AZS
  • Usually 48.29% less expensive than AZS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to POP flights


Flight Hacking SFO to AZS

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 SFO to AZS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Montreal (SFO > YUL > AZS)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $176 (15.41%)

See SFO to YUL flights

Hack #2: Ottawa (SFO > YOW > AZS)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $141 (12.34%)

See SFO to YOW flights

Hack #3: Toronto (SFO > YYZ > AZS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1005
  • Average savings: $135 (11.81%)

See SFO to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3390 miles or 5456 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to AZS flight is about 7 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Samana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SFO to AZS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code AZS
Destination airport name El Catey International Airport
City Samana
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 19.3
Longitude -69.7


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