The cheapest times to fly from SFO to NSI are

  • January 15th to February 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • March 26th to May 20th
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 NSI is mid November. Prices can be as high as $3674 for Wednesday flights during late July, or as low as $1053 for Sunday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Yaounde

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Yaounde (NSI) will usually cost between $1058 to $2375 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 $1126. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2093. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $967 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to NSI flight.

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

SFO to NSI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to NSI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NSI, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Wednesdays 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 $903 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1373. Return trip prices are from the NSI 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 NSI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 59 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 NSI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Douala Airport (DLA) in Douala

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from NSI
  • Usually 2.68% less expensive than NSI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to DLA flights


Flight Hacking SFO to NSI

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 NSI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (SFO > CDG > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $468 (33.03%)

See SFO to CDG flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SFO > JFK > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1348
  • Average savings: $68 (4.8%)

See SFO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8330 miles or 13406 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to NSI flight is about 15 hour 59 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SFO to NSI.


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 NSI
Destination airport name Yaounde Nsimalen Airport
City Yaounde
Country Cameroon
Latitude 3.7
Longitude 11.6


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