The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BRC are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 9th

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 BRC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2398 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $978 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) will usually cost between $992 to $1764 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1031. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1915. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $885 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BRC flight.

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

SFO to BRC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BRC 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $162 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1221. Return trip prices are from the BRC 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 BRC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 22 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 BRC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Las Marias Airport (ZAL) in Valdivia

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 10.20% less expensive than BRC
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to ZAL flights

Destination alternative #2: El Tepual International Airport (PMC) in Puerto Montt

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 5.06% less expensive than BRC
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to PMC flights

Destination alternative #3: Canal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS) in Osorno

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 4.14% less expensive than BRC
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to ZOS flights


Flight Hacking SFO to BRC

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 BRC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cordoba (SFO > COR > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1020
  • Average savings: $225 (18.04%)

See SFO to COR flights

Hack #2: Buenos Aires (SFO > AEP > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $146 (11.69%)

See SFO to AEP flights

Hack #3: Ezeiza (SFO > EZE > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $134 (10.73%)

See SFO to EZE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6328 miles or 10184 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BRC flight is about 12 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and San Carlos de Bariloche?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from SFO to BRC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBRC
Destination airport nameSan Carlos de Bariloche Airport
CitySan Carlos de Bariloche


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