The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YYD are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 16th to December 9th (except the week of July 23rd)

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 YYD is late September. Prices can be as high as $1074 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $630 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Smithers

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Smithers (YYD) will usually cost between $630 to $913 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 $630. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $973. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $343 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $722 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YYD flight.

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

SFO to YYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to YYD 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 $0.37, which is a bit above 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 $52 (7%) 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 $708. Return trip prices are from the YYD 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 YYD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 10 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 YYD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Terrace Airport (YXT) in Terrace

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from YYD
  • Usually 34.76% less expensive than YYD
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to YXT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Avianca, CMA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1210 miles or 1947 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YYD flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

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

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


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 YYD
Destination airport name Smithers Airport
City Smithers
Country Canada
Latitude 54.8
Longitude -127.2


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