The cheapest times to fly from SFO to KUF are

  • February 26th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 12th, and March 19th)
  • August 20th to October 21st

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 KUF is late March. Prices can be as high as $7547 for Sunday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $798 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Samara

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Samara (KUF) will usually cost between $808 to $5341 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $856. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $2173. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1317 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1029 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to KUF flight.

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

SFO to KUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to KUF 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 $0.1, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Samara, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1498 (50%) 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 $980. Return trip prices are from the KUF 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 KUF 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 0 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to KUF

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 KUF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (SFO > SVO > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $84 (8.16%)

See SFO to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (SFO > DME > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $82 (7.97%)

See SFO to DME flights

Hack #3: St. Petersburg (SFO > LED > KUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $970
  • Average savings: $59 (5.73%)

See SFO to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6124 miles or 9856 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to KUF flight is about 12 hour 0 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SFO to KUF.


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 KUF
Destination airport name Kurumoch Airport
City Samara
Country Russia
Latitude 53.5
Longitude 50.2


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