The cheapest times to fly from SFO to TPE are

  • January 29th to May 13th
  • August 27th to September 23rd (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 TPE is mid April. Prices can be as high as $1303 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $620 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Taipei

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Taipei (TPE) will usually cost between $646 to $990 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $667. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1157. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $491 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $728 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to TPE flight.

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

SFO to TPE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to TPE 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (9%) 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 $716. Return trip prices are from the TPE 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 TPE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6456 miles or 10390 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to TPE flight is about 12 hour 36 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from SFO to TPE.


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 TPE
Destination airport name Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
City Taipei
Country Taiwan
Latitude 25.1
Longitude 121.2


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