The cheapest times to fly from SFO to PNK are

  • February 26th to June 24th
  • October 29th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
  • December 10th to January 21st (except the week of December 24th)

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 PNK is mid May. Prices can be as high as $5794 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $2572 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Pontianak

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Pontianak (PNK) will usually cost between $3590 to $5405 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $3668. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $5448. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1780 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4726 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to PNK flight.

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

SFO to PNK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to PNK 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNK, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Pontianak, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1018 (15%) 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 $4284. Return trip prices are from the PNK 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 PNK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 50 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 PNK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kuching International Airport (KCH) in Kuching

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PNK
  • Usually 53.30% less expensive than PNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KCH flights


Flight Hacking SFO to PNK

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 PNK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $811
  • Average savings: $3916 (82.85%)

See SFO to KUL flights

Hack #2: Jakarta (SFO > CGK > PNK)

  • Price for both tickets: $889
  • Average savings: $3837 (81.19%)

See SFO to CGK flights

Hack #3: Surabaya (SFO > SUB > PNK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1005
  • Average savings: $3721 (78.73%)

See SFO to SUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8252 miles or 13280 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to PNK flight is about 15 hour 50 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SFO to PNK.


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 PNK
Destination airport name Supadio Airport
City Pontianak
Country Indonesia
Latitude -0.2
Longitude 109.4


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