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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to IWK are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (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 IWK is late September. Prices can be as high as $2554 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1063 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Iwakuni

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Iwakuni (IWK) will usually cost between $1064 to $2354 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1106. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2440. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1334 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1207 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to IWK flight.

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

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SFO to IWK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to IWK 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 $0.14, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IWK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $217 (14%) 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 $1378. Return trip prices are from the IWK to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to IWK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 58 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 IWK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fukuoka Airport (FUK) in Fukuoka

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from IWK
  • Usually 31.03% less expensive than IWK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to FUK flights

Destination alternative #2: Takamatsu Airport (TAK) in Takamatsu

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from IWK
  • Usually 8.24% less expensive than IWK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TAK flights

Destination alternative #3: Hiroshima Airport (HIJ) in Hiroshima

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from IWK
  • Usually 3.89% less expensive than IWK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to HIJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Saga Airport (HSG) in Saga

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from IWK
  • Usually 2.07% less expensive than IWK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to HSG flights

Destination alternative #5: Okayama Airport (OKJ) in Okayama

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from IWK
  • Usually 0.04% less expensive than IWK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to OKJ flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to IWK

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 IWK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (SFO > LAS > IWK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1044
  • Average savings: $164 (13.55%)

See SFO to LAS flights

Hack #2: Okinawa (SFO > OKA > IWK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $49 (4.06%)

See SFO to OKA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > IWK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $36 (2.98%)

See SFO to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Delta, JAL, Philippine Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5546 miles or 8925 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to IWK flight is about 10 hour 58 minutes.

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

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

 

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 IWK
Destination airport name Iwakuni MCAS Airport
City Iwakuni
Country Japan
Latitude 34.1
Longitude 132.2

 

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