The cheapest times to fly from SFO to IEV are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • February 19th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • August 6th to October 28th (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 IEV is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2631 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $961 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Kyiv

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Kiev (IEV) will usually cost between $1085 to $1857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2111. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $979 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to IEV flight.

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

SFO to IEV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to IEV 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 $0.13, 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 $224 (16%) 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 $1219. Return trip prices are from the IEV 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 IEV can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 1 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 IEV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Boryspil International Airport (KBP) in Kiev

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from IEV
  • Usually 32.34% less expensive than IEV
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KBP flights


Flight Hacking SFO to IEV

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 IEV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (SFO > BCN > IEV)

  • Price for both tickets: $763
  • Average savings: $477 (38.47%)

See SFO to BCN flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (SFO > CPH > IEV)

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $421 (33.95%)

See SFO to CPH flights

Hack #3: Vienna (SFO > VIE > IEV)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $386 (31.13%)

See SFO to VIE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6133 miles or 9870 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to IEV flight is about 12 hour 1 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from SFO to IEV.


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 IEV
Destination airport name Zhuliany International Airport
City Kiev
Country Ukraine
Latitude 50.4
Longitude 30.5


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