The cheapest times to fly from SFO to LPA are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 9th to May 13th
  • September 10th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 29th and 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 LPA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1901 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $694 for Thursday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Las Palmas (LPA) will usually cost between $841 to $1319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $877. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1463. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1000 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to LPA flight.

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

SFO to LPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to LPA 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LPA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $973. Return trip prices are from the LPA 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 LPA 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 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to LPA

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 LPA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $390 (39%)

See SFO to LGW flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $357 (35.65%)

See SFO to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (SFO > LHR > LPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $334 (33.35%)

See SFO to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5894 miles or 9485 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to LPA flight is about 11 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Las Palmas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from SFO to LPA.


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 LPA
Destination airport name Gran Canaria Airport
City Las Palmas
Country Spain
Latitude 27.9
Longitude -15.4


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