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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YAM are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 30th to December 16th

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 YAM is late September. Prices can be as high as $1158 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $682 for Wednesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Sault Ste. Marie (YAM) will usually cost between $689 to $1131 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $686. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $439 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YAM flight.

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

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SFO to YAM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to YAM 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 $0.28, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YAM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sault Ste. Marie, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $31 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $853. Return trip prices are from the YAM to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to YAM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 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 YAM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 52.62% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TVC flights

Destination alternative #2: Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 42.76% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CIU flights

Destination alternative #3: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 49.67% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to MQT flights

Destination alternative #4: Delta County Airport (ESC) in Escanaba, MI

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 41.09% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ESC flights

Destination alternative #5: Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport (PLN) in Pellston, MI

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 38.86% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PLN flights

Destination alternative #6: Alpena County Regional Airport (APN) in Alpena, MI

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from YAM
  • Usually 37.92% less expensive than YAM
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to APN flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to YAM

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 YAM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (SFO > YYZ > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $221 (24.55%)

See SFO to YYZ flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SFO > LGA > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $148 (16.43%)

See SFO to LGA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > YAM)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $34 (3.79%)

See SFO to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sault Ste. Marie Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2015 miles or 3243 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YAM flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Sault Ste. Marie?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SFO to YAM.

 

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 YAM
Destination airport name Sault Ste. Marie Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie
Country Canada
Latitude 46.5
Longitude -84.5

 

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