The cheapest times to fly from SFO to DAR are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 20th 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 DAR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2789 for Friday flights during mid May, or as low as $824 for Thursday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dar es Salaam

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) will usually cost between $834 to $1832 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $872. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $1813. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $940 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1000 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to DAR flight.

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

SFO to DAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to DAR flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DAR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays 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 $280 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1039. Return trip prices are from the DAR 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 DAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10017 miles or 16121 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to DAR flight is about 19 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Dar Es Salaam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from SFO to DAR.


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 DAR
Destination airport name Julius Nyerere International Airport
City Dar Es Salaam
Country Tanzania
Latitude -6.9
Longitude 39.2


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