The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MQL are

  • January 22nd to May 6th
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 MQL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $3231 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1077 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Mildura

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Mildura (MQL) will usually cost between $1167 to $2435 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 $1171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1788 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 MQL flight.

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

SFO to MQL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MQL 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 depart and return on this flight. 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 $206 (11%) 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 $1582. Return trip prices are from the MQL 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 MQL 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 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to MQL

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 MQL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (SFO > MEL > MQL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1235
  • Average savings: $423 (25.51%)

See SFO to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Hong Kong Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7874 miles or 12672 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MQL flight is about 15 hour 9 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SFO to MQL.


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 MQL
Destination airport name Mildura Airport
City Mildura
Country Australia
Latitude -34.2
Longitude 142.1


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