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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to SMI are

  • March 26th to June 24th
  • July 23rd to September 2nd
  • September 17th to October 21st

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 SMI is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $6478 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $2844 for Saturday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Samos

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $5076 to $6449 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $5044. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $6454. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to SMI flight.

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

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SFO to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to SMI 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 $0.57, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $455 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5393. Return trip prices are from the SMI to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to SMI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 21 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 SMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 81.49% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ADB flights

Destination alternative #2: Imsik Airport (BJV) in Bodrum

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.23% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BJV flights

Destination alternative #3: Dalaman Airport (DLM) in Dalaman

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.23% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to DLM flights

Destination alternative #4: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 67.61% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to JMK flights

Destination alternative #5: Balıkesir Körfez Airport (EDO) in Balikesir Korfez

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.09% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to EDO flights

Destination alternative #6: Santorini Airport (JTR) in Santorini

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 66.08% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to JTR flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to SMI

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 SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LGW > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $5432 (86.5%)

See SFO to LGW flights

Hack #2: Athens (SFO > ATH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $873
  • Average savings: $5407 (86.1%)

See SFO to ATH flights

Hack #3: Paris (SFO > CDG > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $5334 (84.94%)

See SFO to CDG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6876 miles or 11066 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to SMI flight is about 13 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SFO to SMI.

 

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 SMI
Destination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9

 

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