The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BGY are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 21st to June 24th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 BGY is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4460 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $684 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Bergamo (BGY) will usually cost between $703 to $1418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $730. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1813. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1083 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $792 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BGY flight.

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

SFO to BGY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BGY flight is cheaper than 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Milan, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $145 (15%) 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 $825. Return trip prices are from the BGY 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 BGY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 42 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 BGY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 21.34% less expensive than BGY
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 16.98% less expensive than BGY
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to MXP flights

Destination alternative #3: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from BGY
  • Usually 13.83% less expensive than BGY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to LIN flights


Flight Hacking SFO to BGY

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 BGY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (SFO > BCN > BGY)

  • Price for both tickets: $618
  • Average savings: $174 (21.97%)

See SFO to BCN flights

Hack #2: Manchester (SFO > MAN > BGY)

  • Price for both tickets: $714
  • Average savings: $79 (9.91%)

See SFO to MAN flights

Hack #3: Vienna (SFO > VIE > BGY)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $24 (3.03%)

See SFO to VIE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5957 miles or 9587 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BGY flight is about 11 hour 42 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from SFO to BGY.


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 BGY
Destination airport name Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport
City Bergamo
Country Italy
Latitude 45.7
Longitude 9.7


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