The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CPH are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 CPH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1107 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $381 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Copenhagen

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Copenhagen (CPH) will usually cost between $414 to $944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $482. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $985. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $503 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CPH flight.

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

SFO to CPH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CPH 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 $0.07, 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 $90 (12%) 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 $587. Return trip prices are from the CPH 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 CPH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to CPH

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 CPH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LGW > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $129 (19.75%)

See SFO to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (SFO > LHR > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $530
  • Average savings: $124 (18.91%)

See SFO to LHR flights

Hack #3: Paris (SFO > CDG > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $52 (7.96%)

See SFO to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, CSA, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, French bee, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5471 miles or 8805 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CPH flight is about 10 hour 50 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from SFO to CPH.


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 CPH
Destination airport name Kastrup Airport
City Copenhagen
Country Denmark
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 12.7


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