The cheapest times to fly from SFO to SON are

  • January 1st to June 10th (except the weeks of January 29th, February 5th, March 19th, and March 26th)
  • October 29th to December 16th

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 SON is mid November. Prices can be as high as $6846 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $1205 for Thursday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Luganville

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Espiritu Santo (SON) will usually cost between $1223 to $4282 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1469. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2771. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1672 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to SON flight.

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

SFO to SON Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to SON flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Luganville, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3205 (52%) 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 $1388. Return trip prices are from the SON 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 SON can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFO to SON

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 SON — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > SON)

  • Price for both tickets: $1454
  • Average savings: $218 (13.01%)

See SFO to LAX flights

Hack #2: Brisbane (SFO > BNE > SON)

  • Price for both tickets: $1520
  • Average savings: $152 (9.09%)

See SFO to BNE flights

Hack #3: Port Vila (SFO > VLI > SON)

  • Price for both tickets: $1537
  • Average savings: $135 (8.05%)

See SFO to VLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Air Vanuatu, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5854 miles or 9421 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to SON flight is about 11 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Espiritu Santo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SFO to SON.


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 SON
Destination airport name Espiritu Airport
City Espiritu Santo
Country Vanuatu
Latitude -15.5
Longitude 167.1


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