The cheapest times to fly from SFO to YYJ are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • July 30th to December 16th (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 YYJ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $234 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Victoria

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Victoria (YYJ) will usually cost between $247 to $452 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $244. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $459. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $215 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $341 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to YYJ flight.

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

SFO to YYJ Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $49 (13%) 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 $320. Return trip prices are from the YYJ 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 YYJ 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 21 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 YYJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 52.05% less expensive than YYJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, WA

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 46.33% less expensive than YYJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to PAE flights

Destination alternative #3: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 12.17% less expensive than YYJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to YVR flights

Destination alternative #4: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 6.74% less expensive than YYJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to BLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 764 miles or 1230 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to YYJ flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from SFO to YYJ.


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 YYJ
Destination airport name Victoria International Airport
City Victoria
Country Canada
Latitude 48.6
Longitude -123.4


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