The cheapest times to fly from SFO to TIF are

  • March 26th to July 1st (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 6th 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 TIF is mid October. Prices can be as high as $7454 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1573 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Taif

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Taif (TIF) will usually cost between $1634 to $6214 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $3034. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $5221. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2188 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to TIF flight.

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

SFO to TIF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to TIF 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TIF, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Taif, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4912 (60%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1855. Return trip prices are from the TIF 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 TIF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 45 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 TIF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TIF
  • Usually 77.59% less expensive than TIF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to JED flights


Flight Hacking SFO to TIF

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 TIF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (SFO > DXB > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1065
  • Average savings: $3308 (75.65%)

See SFO to DXB flights

Hack #2: Riyadh (SFO > RUH > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1104
  • Average savings: $3270 (74.77%)

See SFO to RUH flights

Hack #3: Jeddah (SFO > JED > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1155
  • Average savings: $3218 (73.59%)

See SFO to JED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, SAS, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8203 miles or 13201 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to TIF flight is about 15 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from SFO to TIF.


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 TIF
Destination airport name Taif International Airport
City Taif
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 21.5
Longitude 40.5


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