The cheapest times to fly from SFO to TLV are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 TLV is early May. Prices can be as high as $1334 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $683 for Monday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Tel Aviv-Yafo

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Tel Aviv (TLV) will usually cost between $741 to $1162 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $736. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1182. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $446 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $870 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to TLV flight.

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

SFO to TLV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to TLV flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tel Aviv-Yafo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $847. Return trip prices are from the TLV 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 TLV can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 19 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SFO to TLV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) in Beirut

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from TLV
  • Usually 4.54% less expensive than TLV
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BEY flights


Flight Hacking SFO to TLV

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 TLV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LHR > TLV)

  • Price for both tickets: $720
  • Average savings: $150 (17.19%)

See SFO to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (SFO > LGW > TLV)

  • Price for both tickets: $740
  • Average savings: $130 (14.89%)

See SFO to LGW flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (SFO > BCN > TLV)

  • Price for both tickets: $743
  • Average savings: $127 (14.55%)

See SFO to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 43 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Arkia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Condor, CSA, Cyprus Airways, Delta, El Al, Ethiopian, Finnair, French bee, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Level, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Tus Air, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7406 miles or 11919 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to TLV flight is about 14 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Tel Aviv?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 97 available flights from SFO to TLV.


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 TLV
Destination airport name Ben Gurion Airport
City Tel Aviv
Country Israel
Latitude 32
Longitude 34.9


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