The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MUC are
- January 8th to May 13th
- October 8th 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 MUC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1430 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $469 for Thursday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Munich
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Munich (MUC) will usually cost between $504 to $1045 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $545. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1272. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $728 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $651 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MUC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to MUC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to MUC 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
Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MUC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Munich, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (13%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $676. Return trip prices are from the MUC 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 MUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking SFO to MUC
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 MUC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $535
- Average savings: $117 (17.9%)
- Price for both tickets: $554
- Average savings: $98 (14.98%)
- Price for both tickets: $601
- Average savings: $50 (7.68%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to MUC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, French bee, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Muenchen Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5863 miles or 9436 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to MUC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MUC flight is about 11 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Munich?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from SFO to MUC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Muenchen Airport|
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