The cheapest times to fly from SFO to PNI are

  • January 22nd to May 20th
  • September 17th to December 2nd

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 PNI is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2350 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1772 for Monday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Pohnpei

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Pohnpei (PNI) will usually cost between $1772 to $2300 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1867. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2104. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $237 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1907 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to PNI flight.

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

SFO to PNI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to PNI 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Pohnpei, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $197 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1824. Return trip prices are from the PNI 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 PNI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5345 miles or 8602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to PNI flight is about 10 hour 36 minutes.

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

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


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 PNI
Destination airport name Pohnpei International Airport
City Pohnpei
Country Micronesia
Latitude 7
Longitude 158.2


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