The cheapest times to fly from SFO to GAN are

  • August 20th to October 7th
  • November 19th to March 25th (except the week of December 10th)

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 GAN is mid March. Prices can be as high as $13500 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1662 for Saturday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Gan

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Gan Island (GAN) will usually cost between $1762 to $13300 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1959. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $6128. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4170 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2304 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to GAN flight.

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

SFO to GAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to GAN 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GAN, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Gan, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2206 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2574. Return trip prices are from the GAN 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 GAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to GAN

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 GAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Colombo (SFO > CMB > GAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1309
  • Average savings: $995 (43.17%)

See SFO to CMB flights

Hack #2: Male (SFO > MLE > GAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1734
  • Average savings: $570 (24.72%)

See SFO to MLE flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (SFO > IAD > GAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1792
  • Average savings: $512 (22.21%)

See SFO to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9699 miles or 15609 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to GAN flight is about 18 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Gan Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SFO to GAN.


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 GAN
Destination airport name Gan Island Airport
City Gan Island
Country the Maldives
Latitude -0.7
Longitude 73.2


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