The cheapest times to fly from SFO to HDY are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 22nd)
  • May 14th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 HDY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $6540 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $963 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Hat Yai

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Hat Yai (HDY) will usually cost between $1016 to $2733 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1053. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2431 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to HDY flight.

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

SFO to HDY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to HDY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $344 (19%) 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 $1419. Return trip prices are from the HDY 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 HDY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to HDY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from HDY
  • Usually 42.32% less expensive than HDY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Krabi Airport (KBV) in Krabi

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from HDY
  • Usually 21.65% less expensive than HDY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KBV flights

Destination alternative #3: Langkawi International Airport (LGK) in Langkawi

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from HDY
  • Usually 9.99% less expensive than HDY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to LGK flights

Destination alternative #4: Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR) in Kota Bharu

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from HDY
  • Usually 4.17% less expensive than HDY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KBR flights


Flight Hacking SFO to HDY

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 HDY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SFO > KUL > HDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $817
  • Average savings: $550 (40.23%)

See SFO to KUL flights

Hack #2: Chiang Mai (SFO > CNX > HDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $547 (39.98%)

See SFO to CNX flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SFO > BKK > HDY)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $511 (37.34%)

See SFO to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hat Yai International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8306 miles or 13367 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to HDY flight is about 15 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Hat Yai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from SFO to HDY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHDY
Destination airport nameHat Yai International Airport
CityHat Yai


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