The cheapest times to fly from SFO to FEN are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • September 24th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 FEN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $4308 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1010 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Fernando de Noronha

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Fernando de Noronha (FEN) will usually cost between $1144 to $2353 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 $1376. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2754. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1378 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1708 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to FEN flight.

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

SFO to FEN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to FEN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FEN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fernando de Noronha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1659. Return trip prices are from the FEN to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to FEN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to FEN

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 FEN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (SFO > MCO > FEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1410
  • Average savings: $299 (17.48%)

See SFO to MCO flights

Hack #2: Recife (SFO > REC > FEN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1644
  • Average savings: $64 (3.75%)

See SFO to REC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Fiji Airways, Gol, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fernando de Noronha Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6377 miles or 10263 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to FEN flight is about 12 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Fernando de Noronha?

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


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 FEN
Destination airport name Fernando de Noronha Airport
City Fernando de Noronha
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.9
Longitude -32.4


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