The cheapest times to fly from SFO to NCE are
- January 15th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 26th, and April 2nd)
- May 21st to June 3rd
- September 10th 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 NCE is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1626 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $513 for Thursday flights around mid February.
When to Fly to Nice
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Nice (NCE) will usually cost between $563 to $1273 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $652. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1372. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $721 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $813 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to NCE flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to NCE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to NCE 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 $0.08, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $146 (15%) 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 $797. Return trip prices are from the NCE 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 NCE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking SFO to NCE
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 NCE — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $511
- Average savings: $302 (37.15%)
- Price for both tickets: $525
- Average savings: $288 (35.42%)
- Price for both tickets: $592
- Average savings: $221 (27.18%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to NCE? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Nice Cote D Azur Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5995 miles or 9648 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to NCE?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to NCE flight is about 11 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Nice?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from SFO to NCE.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Nice Cote D Azur Airport|
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