The cheapest times to fly from SFO to GDL are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 21st to June 24th
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of September 24th)

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 GDL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $839 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $239 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Guadalajara

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Guadalajara (GDL) will usually cost between $253 to $573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $376 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to GDL flight.

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

SFO to GDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to GDL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GDL, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Guadalajara, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (6%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the GDL 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 GDL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, Korean Air, Qantas, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1643 miles or 2644 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to GDL flight is about 3 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from SFO to GDL.


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 GDL
Destination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3


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