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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to OOL are

  • January 22nd to February 18th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • July 23rd 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 OOL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $2796 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $850 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Gold Coast

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Gold Coast (OOL) will usually cost between $957 to $2122 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $913. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2563. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1650 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1455 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to OOL flight.

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

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SFO to OOL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to OOL 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 $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OOL, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gold Coast, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (9%) 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 $1341. Return trip prices are from the OOL 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to OOL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 44 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 OOL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from OOL
  • Usually 29.12% less expensive than OOL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to BNE flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to OOL

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 OOL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SFO > KUL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $386 (26.54%)

See SFO to KUL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (SFO > SYD > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1103
  • Average savings: $352 (24.17%)

See SFO to SYD flights

Hack #3: Melbourne (SFO > MEL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $264 (18.15%)

See SFO to MEL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7081 miles or 11396 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to OOL flight is about 13 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Gold Coast?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from SFO to OOL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

Return Airport

Destination codeOOL
Destination airport nameGold Coast Airport
CityGold Coast
CountryAustralia
Latitude-28.2
Longitude153.5

 

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