The cheapest times to fly from SFO to PAH are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 PAH is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $877 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Paducah

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Paducah, KY (PAH) will usually cost between $355 to $641 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $364. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $588. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $224 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $422 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to PAH flight.

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

SFO to PAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to PAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 (27%) 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 $382. Return trip prices are from the PAH 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 PAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 17 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 PAH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Nashville, TN

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from PAH
  • Usually 25.27% less expensive than PAH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to BNA flights

Destination alternative #2: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from PAH
  • Usually 9.13% less expensive than PAH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to STL flights

Destination alternative #3: Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (CGI) in Cape Girardeau, MO

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from PAH
  • Usually 0.83% less expensive than PAH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CGI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, SAS, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1836 miles or 2955 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to PAH flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Paducah, KY?

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


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 PAH
Destination airport name Barkley Regional Airport
City Paducah, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 37.1
Longitude -88.8


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