The cheapest times to fly from SFO to PNQ are

  • January 15th to April 8th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 11th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th

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 PNQ is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1770 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $888 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Pune

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Pune (PNQ) will usually cost between $906 to $1452 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $936. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1556. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $619 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1039 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to PNQ flight.

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

SFO to PNQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to PNQ flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Pune, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $97 (7%) 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 $1036. Return trip prices are from the PNQ 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 PNQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 7 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 PNQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PNQ
  • Usually 17.28% less expensive than PNQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BOM flights


Flight Hacking SFO to PNQ

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 PNQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Delhi (SFO > DEL > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $909
  • Average savings: $130 (12.47%)

See SFO to DEL flights

Hack #2: Bangalore (SFO > BLR > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $995
  • Average savings: $44 (4.24%)

See SFO to BLR flights

Hack #3: Mumbai (SFO > BOM > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $24 (2.31%)

See SFO to BOM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, AirAsia, AirAsia (India), Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, French bee, GoAir, IndiGo, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8410 miles or 13535 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to PNQ flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from SFO to PNQ.


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 PNQ
Destination airport name Pune Airport
City Pune
Country India
Latitude 18.6
Longitude 73.9


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