The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BAH are

  • January 15th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 BAH is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1439 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $901 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Bahrain

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Manama (BAH) will usually cost between $921 to $1401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $923. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1398. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $475 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $996 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BAH flight.

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

SFO to BAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BAH flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Saturdays 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 $80 (6%) 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 $1050. Return trip prices are from the BAH 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 BAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to BAH

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 BAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LHR > BAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $956
  • Average savings: $41 (4.07%)

See SFO to LHR flights

Hack #2: Paris (SFO > CDG > BAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $975
  • Average savings: $21 (2.11%)

See SFO to CDG flights

Hack #3: Dubai (SFO > DXB > BAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $4 (0.35%)

See SFO to DXB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7998 miles or 12872 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BAH flight is about 15 hour 23 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SFO to BAH.


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 BAH
Destination airport name Bahrain International Airport
City Manama
Country Bahrain
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 50.6


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