The cheapest times to fly from SFO to TPP are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 19th to June 10th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 9th, May 14th, and May 21st)
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 TPP is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2040 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $647 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Tarapoto

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Tarapoto (TPP) will usually cost between $652 to $1170 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 $675. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1567. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $892 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $786 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to TPP flight.

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

SFO to TPP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to TPP 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPP, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tarapoto, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $210 (15%) 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 $789. Return trip prices are from the TPP 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 TPP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 37 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 TPP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gen FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport (CJA) in Cajamarca

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from TPP
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than TPP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to CJA flights


Flight Hacking SFO to TPP

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 TPP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (SFO > LIM > TPP)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $100 (12.73%)

See SFO to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4246 miles or 6833 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to TPP flight is about 8 hour 37 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SFO to TPP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeTPP
Destination airport nameTarapoto Airport


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