The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CBB are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of 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 CBB is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3095 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $804 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Cochabamba

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Cochabamba (CBB) will usually cost between $806 to $1797 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $815. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $2014. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1352 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CBB flight.

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

SFO to CBB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CBB 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CBB, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cochabamba, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2243 (40%) 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 $1171. Return trip prices are from the CBB 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 CBB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 28 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 CBB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Alto International Airport (LPB) in La Paz

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from CBB
  • Usually 36.32% less expensive than CBB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to LPB flights


Flight Hacking SFO to CBB

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 CBB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SFO > MIA > CBB)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $519 (38.35%)

See SFO to MIA flights

Hack #2: La Paz (SFO > LPB > CBB)

  • Price for both tickets: $931
  • Average savings: $422 (31.18%)

See SFO to LPB flights

Hack #3: Santa Cruz (SFO > VVI > CBB)

  • Price for both tickets: $994
  • Average savings: $359 (26.52%)

See SFO to VVI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Avianca, BoA, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5267 miles or 8476 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CBB flight is about 10 hour 28 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from SFO to CBB.


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 CBB
Destination airport name Jorge Wilstermann International Airport
City Cochabamba
Country Bolivia
Latitude -17.4
Longitude -66.2


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