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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to IOA are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • July 16th to October 21st (except the weeks of September 24th and October 8th)
  • November 5th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 3rd)

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 IOA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $6450 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $5019 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Ioannina

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Ioannina (IOA) will usually cost between $5078 to $6437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $5455. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $6439. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $984 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6295 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to IOA flight.

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

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SFO to IOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to IOA 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 $0.59, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IOA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ioannina. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (2%) 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 $6014. Return trip prices are from the IOA to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to IOA 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 52 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 IOA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Makedonia Airport (SKG) in Thessaloniki

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 86.16% less expensive than IOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to SKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (CFU) in Corfu

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 67.86% less expensive than IOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CFU flights

Destination alternative #3: Tirana International Airport (TIA) in Tirana

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 82.54% less expensive than IOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TIA flights

Destination alternative #4: Aktio Airport (PVK) in Preveza

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 65.07% less expensive than IOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PVK flights

Destination alternative #5: Alexandros Papadiamantis Airport (JSI) in Skiathos

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 57.74% less expensive than IOA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to JSI flights

Destination alternative #6: Dionysios Solomos Airport (ZTH) in Zakinthos

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from IOA
  • Usually 40.02% less expensive than IOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ZTH flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to IOA

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 IOA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (SFO > ATH > IOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $5432 (86.28%)

See SFO to ATH flights

Hack #2: Larnaca (SFO > LCA > IOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1717
  • Average savings: $4579 (72.73%)

See SFO to LCA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SFO > JFK > IOA)

  • Price for both tickets: $5317
  • Average savings: $979 (15.54%)

See SFO to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6606 miles or 10631 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to IOA flight is about 12 hour 52 minutes.

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

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

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

Return Airport

Destination codeIOA
Destination airport nameIoannina Airport
CityIoannina
CountryGreece
Latitude39.7
Longitude20.8

 

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