The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CLQ are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd 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 CLQ is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1673 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $765 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Colima

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Colima (CLQ) will usually cost between $785 to $1253 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $768. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1609. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $841 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $806 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CLQ flight.

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

SFO to CLQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CLQ 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 $0.29, which is 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 to Colima, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $61 (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 $876. Return trip prices are from the CLQ 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 CLQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 2 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 CLQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) in Guadalajara

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from CLQ
  • Usually 65.49% less expensive than CLQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to GDL flights

Destination alternative #2: Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from CLQ
  • Usually 51.96% less expensive than CLQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to PVR flights

Destination alternative #3: Playa de Oro International Airport (ZLO) in Manzanillo

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from CLQ
  • Usually 31.35% less expensive than CLQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ZLO flights


Flight Hacking SFO to CLQ

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 CLQ โ€” but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (SFO > MEX > CLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $253 (31.41%)

See SFO to MEX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > CLQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $802
  • Average savings: $4 (0.43%)

See SFO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Alaska, Avianca, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1699 miles or 2734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CLQ flight is about 4 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SFO to CLQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCLQ
Destination airport nameColima Airport


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