The cheapest times to fly from SFO to KBV are

  • February 26th to May 6th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 13th 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 KBV is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1944 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $744 for Monday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Krabi

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Krabi (KBV) will usually cost between $812 to $1538 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $816. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1753. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $937 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1071 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to KBV flight.

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

SFO to KBV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to KBV flight is priced close to the average and costs less than 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 KBV, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Krabi, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $100 (7%) 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 $1089. Return trip prices are from the KBV 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 KBV 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 55 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 KBV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Phuket

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from KBV
  • Usually 30.53% less expensive than KBV
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to HKT flights


Flight Hacking SFO to KBV

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 KBV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (SFO > BKK > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $712
  • Average savings: $359 (33.52%)

See SFO to BKK flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (SFO > KUL > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $783
  • Average savings: $288 (26.89%)

See SFO to KUL flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (SFO > HKG > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $795
  • Average savings: $277 (25.82%)

See SFO to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8301 miles or 13359 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to KBV flight is about 15 hour 55 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from SFO to KBV.


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 KBV
Destination airport name Krabi Airport
City Krabi
Country Thailand
Latitude 8.1
Longitude 99


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