The cheapest times to fly from SFO to PKC are

  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • late September
  • October 29th to March 18th (except the week of November 12th)

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 PKC is late December. Prices can be as high as $12400 for Tuesday flights during late April, or as low as $1833 for Thursday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (PKC) will usually cost between $1988 to $10700 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $3104. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $7116. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4012 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5185 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to PKC flight.

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

SFO to PKC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to PKC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.85, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PKC, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Tuesdays 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 $4845 (67%) 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 $2124. Return trip prices are from the PKC 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 PKC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to PKC

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 PKC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SFO > JFK > PKC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1211
  • Average savings: $3974 (76.64%)

See SFO to JFK flights

Hack #2: Moscow (SFO > SVO > PKC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1474
  • Average savings: $3711 (71.57%)

See SFO to SVO flights

Hack #3: Vladivostok (SFO > VVO > PKC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1849
  • Average savings: $3336 (64.34%)

See SFO to VVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, S7, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3779 miles or 6082 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to PKC flight is about 7 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from SFO to PKC.


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 PKC
Destination airport name Yelizovo Airport
City Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Country Russia
Latitude 53.2
Longitude 158.5


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