The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MTY are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of 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 MTY is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1585 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $277 for Friday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Monterrey

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Monterrey (MTY) will usually cost between $333 to $724 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $357. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1087. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $730 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $534 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MTY flight.

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

SFO to MTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MTY flight is 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MTY, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $86 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $513. Return trip prices are from the MTY 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 MTY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 45 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 MTY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 18.16% less expensive than MTY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to MFE flights

Destination alternative #2: Laredo International Airport (LRD) in Laredo, TX

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 3.37% less expensive than MTY
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to LRD flights


Flight Hacking SFO to MTY

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 MTY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (SFO > GDL > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $356
  • Average savings: $178 (33.33%)

See SFO to GDL flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (SFO > LAS > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $424
  • Average savings: $111 (20.69%)

See SFO to LAS flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (SFO > MEX > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $432
  • Average savings: $103 (19.19%)

See SFO to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, InterJet, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Mariano Escobedo International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1537 miles or 2474 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MTY flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SFO to MTY.


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 MTY
Destination airport name General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
City Monterrey
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -100.1


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