The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MMH are

  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 MMH is early January. Prices can be as high as $604 for Sunday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $260 for Tuesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Mammoth Lakes

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH) will usually cost between $260 to $467 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $266. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $506. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $316 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MMH flight.

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

SFO to MMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MMH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.02, which is above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (27%) 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 $293. Return trip prices are from the MMH 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 MMH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SFO to MMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Reno, NV

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from MMH
  • Usually 1.90% less expensive than MMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to RNO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 193 miles or 311 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MMH flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Mammoth Lakes, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from SFO to MMH.


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 MMH
Destination airport name Mammoth Lakes Airport
City Mammoth Lakes, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -118.9


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