The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MVD are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • 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 MVD is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1743 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $955 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Montevideo

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Montevideo (MVD) will usually cost between $974 to $1529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $993. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1601. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $608 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1103 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MVD flight.

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

SFO to MVD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MVD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MVD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Montevideo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $61 (5%) 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 $1124. Return trip prices are from the MVD 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 MVD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 48 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 MVD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ministro Pistarini Airport (EZE) in Ezeiza

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MVD
  • Usually 11.20% less expensive than MVD
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to EZE flights

Destination alternative #2: Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) in Buenos Aires

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MVD
  • Usually 11.02% less expensive than MVD
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to AEP flights


Flight Hacking SFO to MVD

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 MVD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SFO > JFK > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $954
  • Average savings: $150 (13.55%)

See SFO to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (SFO > EWR > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $987
  • Average savings: $117 (10.56%)

See SFO to EWR flights

Hack #3: Lima (SFO > LIM > MVD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1029
  • Average savings: $74 (6.71%)

See SFO to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6565 miles or 10565 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MVD flight is about 12 hour 48 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from SFO to MVD.


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 MVD
Destination airport name Carrasco International Airport
City Montevideo
Country Uruguay
Latitude -34.8
Longitude -56


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