The cheapest times to fly from SFO to JIB are

  • January 1st to May 13th
  • October 22nd to December 16th (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 JIB is late January. Prices can be as high as $7533 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1058 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Djibouti

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Djibouti (JIB) will usually cost between $1094 to $2255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1118. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2781. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1663 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to JIB flight.

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

SFO to JIB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to JIB 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JIB, and Tuesday 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 $1034 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1296. Return trip prices are from the JIB 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 JIB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to JIB

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 JIB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (SFO > CDG > JIB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $25 (2.05%)

See SFO to CDG flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (SFO > NBO > JIB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1190
  • Average savings: $4 (0.29%)

See SFO to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8911 miles or 14341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to JIB flight is about 17 hour 1 minutes.

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

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


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 JIB
Destination airport name Djibouti Ambouli Airport
City Djibouti
Country Djibouti
Latitude 11.5
Longitude 43.2


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