The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YYF are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 YYF is late September. Prices can be as high as $914 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Penticton

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Penticton (YYF) will usually cost between $286 to $617 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 $286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $758. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $472 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $407 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YYF flight.

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

SFO to YYF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to YYF 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $135 (28%) 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 $371. Return trip prices are from the YYF 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 YYF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 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 YYF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT) in Wenatchee, WA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 34.03% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to EAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 21.87% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BLI flights

Destination alternative #3: Kelowna Airport (YLW) in Kelowna

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 10.44% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to YLW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Avianca, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 830 miles or 1336 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YYF flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SFO to YYF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeYYF
Destination airport namePenticton Airport


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