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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to LEI are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

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 LEI is early May. Prices can be as high as $3159 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $744 for Wednesday flights around early May.

 

When to Fly to Almería

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Almeria (LEI) will usually cost between $858 to $1247 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $870. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1463. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $593 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $981 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to LEI flight.

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

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SFO to LEI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to LEI 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Almería, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $318 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $938. Return trip prices are from the LEI 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 LEI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 49 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 LEI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Malaga Airport (AGP) in Malaga

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from LEI
  • Usually 19.37% less expensive than LEI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to AGP flights

Destination alternative #2: Alicante Elche Airport (ALC) in Alicante

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from LEI
  • Usually 11.72% less expensive than LEI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ALC flights

Destination alternative #3: Melilla Airport (MLN) in Melilla

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from LEI
  • Usually 5.66% less expensive than LEI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to MLN flights

Destination alternative #4: Granada Airport (GRX) in Granada

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LEI
  • Usually 1.33% less expensive than LEI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to GRX flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to LEI

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 LEI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LGW > LEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $397 (40.42%)

See SFO to LGW flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (SFO > BCN > LEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $323 (32.93%)

See SFO to BCN flights

Hack #3: Madrid (SFO > MAD > LEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $759
  • Average savings: $222 (22.63%)

See SFO to MAD flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6023 miles or 9693 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to LEI flight is about 11 hour 49 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SFO to LEI.

 

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 LEI
Destination airport name Almeria Airport
City Almeria
Country Spain
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -2.4

 

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