The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BRS are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and 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 BRS is late September. Prices can be as high as $1420 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $475 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Bristol

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Bristol (BRS) will usually cost between $485 to $1088 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $510. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1192. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $682 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $607 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BRS flight.

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

SFO to BRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BRS flight is 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 $0.07, 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 $135 (17%) 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 $628. Return trip prices are from the BRS 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 BRS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 30 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 BRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from BRS
  • Usually 30.42% less expensive than BRS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from BRS
  • Usually 30.34% less expensive than BRS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from BRS
  • Usually 21.60% less expensive than BRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to LCY flights

Destination alternative #4: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from BRS
  • Usually 0.33% less expensive than BRS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5289 miles or 8512 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BRS flight is about 10 hour 30 minutes.

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

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


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 BRS
Destination airport name Bristol Airport
City Bristol
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.4
Longitude -2.7


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