The cheapest times to fly from SFO to XNA are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 XNA is early December. Prices can be as high as $908 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $336 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Fayetteville, AR (XNA) will usually cost between $336 to $516 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $336. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $494. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $158 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $346 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to XNA flight.

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

SFO to XNA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to XNA 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 $0.14, 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. Sundays 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 (17%) 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 $342. Return trip prices are from the XNA 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 XNA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1546 miles or 2488 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to XNA flight is about 3 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Fayetteville, AR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 109 available flights from SFO to XNA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeXNA
Destination airport nameNorthwest Arkansas Regional Airport
CityFayetteville, AR
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SFO to XNA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave XNA heading for SFO about 4 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fayetteville, AR is about 8 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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