The cheapest times to fly from SFO to LST are
- January 29th to May 6th
- August 6th to September 9th
- October 22nd to December 9th
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 LST is mid August. Prices can be as high as $4702 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1048 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Launceston
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Launceston (LST) will usually cost between $1141 to $2493 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1155. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2845. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1690 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1658 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to LST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to LST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to LST flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LST, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays 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 $181 (10%) 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 $1596. Return trip prices are from the LST to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SFO to LST 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 10 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 LST while comparing.
- 90 miles (145 km) away from LST
- Usually 4.49% less expensive than LST
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking SFO to LST
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 LST — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1158
- Average savings: $500 (30.16%)
- Price for both tickets: $1168
- Average savings: $490 (29.55%)
- Price for both tickets: $1260
- Average savings: $398 (24%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to LST? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Hong Kong Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Launceston Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7885 miles or 12690 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to LST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to LST flight is about 15 hour 10 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Launceston?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SFO to LST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Launceston Airport|
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