The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YQX are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 30th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 13th to October 21st
  • November 12th to December 2nd (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 YQX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1460 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $528 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Gander

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Gander (YQX) will usually cost between $599 to $1117 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 $587. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1312. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $725 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $735 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YQX flight.

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

SFO to YQX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to YQX 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 $0.14, 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 $133 (16%) 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 $707. Return trip prices are from the YQX 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 YQX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 4 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 YQX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St. John’s International Airport (YYT) in St. John’s

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from YQX
  • Usually 10.82% less expensive than YQX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to YYT flights

Destination alternative #2: Deer Lake Airport (YDF) in Deer Lake

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from YQX
  • Usually 7.76% less expensive than YQX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to YDF flights


Flight Hacking SFO to YQX

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 YQX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (SFO > BOS > YQX)

  • Price for both tickets: $715
  • Average savings: $20 (2.72%)

See SFO to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3381 miles or 5441 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YQX flight is about 7 hour 4 minutes.

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

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


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 YQX
Destination airport name Gander International Airport
City Gander
Country Canada
Latitude 48.9
Longitude -54.6


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