The cheapest times to fly from SFO to DIL are

  • February 5th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 DIL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $4241 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1577 for Sunday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Díli

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Dili (DIL) will usually cost between $1686 to $3048 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1665. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3733. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2068 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2172 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to DIL flight.

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

SFO to DIL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to DIL 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 $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DIL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Thursdays 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 $395 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2149. Return trip prices are from the DIL 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 DIL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to DIL

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 DIL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denpasar (SFO > DPS > DIL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1370
  • Average savings: $802 (36.91%)

See SFO to DPS flights

Hack #2: Darwin (SFO > DRW > DIL)

  • Price for both tickets: $2030
  • Average savings: $142 (6.52%)

See SFO to DRW flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > DIL)

  • Price for both tickets: $2103
  • Average savings: $69 (3.15%)

See SFO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, AIRNORTH, Alaska, American, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7783 miles or 12525 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to DIL flight is about 14 hour 59 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from SFO to DIL.


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 DIL
Destination airport name Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
City Dili
Country Timor-Leste
Latitude -8.5
Longitude 125.5


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