The cheapest times to fly from SFO to BRW are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 BRW is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1778 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $787 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Utqiagvik

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Barrow, AK (BRW) will usually cost between $808 to $1054 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $808. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1336. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $527 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $861 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to BRW flight.

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

SFO to BRW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to BRW 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 $0.2, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $58 (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 $871. Return trip prices are from the BRW 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 BRW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to BRW

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 BRW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (SFO > ANC > BRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $750
  • Average savings: $111 (12.89%)

See SFO to ANC flights

Hack #2: Fairbanks, AK (SFO > FAI > BRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $760
  • Average savings: $101 (11.73%)

See SFO to FAI flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (SFO > SEA > BRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $68 (7.9%)

See SFO to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2626 miles or 4226 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to BRW flight is about 5 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Barrow, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SFO to BRW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBRW
Destination airport nameWiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport
CityBarrow, AK
Countrythe United States


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