The cheapest times to fly from SFO to SXM are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 6th to November 4th

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 SXM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1238 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $419 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Sint Maarten

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Philipsburg (SXM) will usually cost between $440 to $711 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $963. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $524 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $468 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to SXM flight.

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

SFO to SXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to SXM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sint Maarten, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (20%) 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 $482. Return trip prices are from the SXM 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 SXM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3798 miles or 6112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to SXM flight is about 7 hour 49 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from SFO to SXM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSXM
Destination airport namePrincess Juliana International Airport
CountrySint Maarten


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