The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MFM are

  • February 5th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st 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 MFM is early March. Prices can be as high as $1656 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $623 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Macao

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Macau (MFM) will usually cost between $690 to $1295 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $707. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1483. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $776 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $812 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MFM flight.

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

SFO to MFM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MFM flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Saturdays 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 $77 (8%) 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 $845. Return trip prices are from the MFM 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 MFM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 28 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 MFM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 23 miles (37 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 27.59% less expensive than MFM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 8.68% less expensive than MFM
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to CAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bao’an International Airport (SZX) in Shenzhen

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from MFM
  • Usually 2.59% less expensive than MFM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to SZX flights


Flight Hacking SFO to MFM

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 MFM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (SFO > MNL > MFM)

  • Price for both tickets: $736
  • Average savings: $77 (9.42%)

See SFO to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6935 miles or 11161 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MFM flight is about 13 hour 28 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 103 available flights from SFO to MFM.


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 MFM
Destination airport name Macau International Airport
City Macau
Country Macau
Latitude 22.1
Longitude 113.6


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