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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CAL are

  • October 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and March 5th)

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 CAL is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $7305 for Sunday flights during late September, or as low as $3826 for Monday flights around early to mid January.

 

When to Fly to Campbeltown

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Campbeltown (CAL) will usually cost between $3854 to $5285 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $4035. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $5213. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4465 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CAL flight.

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

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SFO to CAL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CAL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAL, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Campbeltown, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1860 (35%) 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 $4493. Return trip prices are from the CAL to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to CAL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 60 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 CAL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Belfast Aldergrove Airport (BFS) in Belfast

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 83.95% less expensive than CAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BFS flights

Destination alternative #2: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 84.33% less expensive than CAL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to DUB flights

Destination alternative #3: Belfast City Airport (BHD) in Belfast

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 83.47% less expensive than CAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BHD flights

Destination alternative #4: Glasgow Airport (GLA) in Glasgow

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 82.30% less expensive than CAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to GLA flights

Destination alternative #5: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 82.30% less expensive than CAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to EDI flights

Destination alternative #6: Isle of Man Airport (IOM) in Isle of Man

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from CAL
  • Usually 80.22% less expensive than CAL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to IOM flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to CAL

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 CAL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Glasgow (SFO > GLA > CAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $885
  • Average savings: $3580 (80.18%)

See SFO to GLA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (SFO > BOS > CAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $4175
  • Average savings: $290 (6.5%)

See SFO to BOS flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (SFO > DCA > CAL)

  • Price for both tickets: $4186
  • Average savings: $279 (6.24%)

See SFO to DCA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Alaska, American, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Eurowings, Icelandair, KLM, Loganair, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5008 miles or 8060 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CAL flight is about 9 hour 60 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SFO to CAL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

Return Airport

Destination codeCAL
Destination airport nameCampbeltown Airport
CityCampbeltown
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude55.4
Longitude-5.7

 

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