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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to NGS are

  • January 8th to April 15th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (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 NGS is late September. Prices can be as high as $2376 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1063 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Nagasaki

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Nagasaki (NGS) will usually cost between $1064 to $2102 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1106. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2087. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $981 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1235 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to NGS flight.

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

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SFO to NGS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to NGS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as 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 fly to NGS, and Wednesday 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 $244 (15%) 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 $1363. Return trip prices are from the NGS to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to NGS 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 15 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 NGS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fukuoka Airport (FUK) in Fukuoka

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 32.56% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to FUK flights

Destination alternative #2: Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) in Kagoshima

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 10.37% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KOJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Saga Airport (HSG) in Saga

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 4.25% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to HSG flights

Destination alternative #4: Kumamoto Airport (KMJ) in Kumamoto

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 2.19% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KMJ flights

Destination alternative #5: Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Miyazaki

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KMI flights

Destination alternative #6: Yamaguchi Ube Airport (UBJ) in Ube

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from NGS
  • Usually 2.19% less expensive than NGS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to UBJ flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to NGS

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 NGS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (SFO > KIX > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $305 (24.71%)

See SFO to KIX flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (SFO > NRT > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $222 (17.94%)

See SFO to NRT flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (SFO > PVG > NGS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $117 (9.48%)

See SFO to PVG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, China Eastern, Hawaiian, JAL, Philippine Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5704 miles or 9180 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to NGS flight is about 11 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SFO to NGS.

 

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 NGS
Destination airport name Nagasaki Airport
City Nagasaki
Country Japan
Latitude 32.9
Longitude 129.9

 

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