The cheapest times to fly from SFO to ZTH are

  • April 30th to May 20th
  • August 6th to October 21st (except the week of September 24th)

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 ZTH is mid October. Prices can be as high as $6422 for Monday flights during early June, or as low as $1619 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Zakynthos Island

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Zakinthos (ZTH) will usually cost between $1725 to $6422 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1674. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $4613. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2939 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3776 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to ZTH flight.

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

SFO to ZTH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to ZTH flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZTH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Mondays 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 $2392 (41%) 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 $2598. Return trip prices are from the ZTH 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 ZTH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 5 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 ZTH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kalamata Airport (KLX) in Kalamata

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from ZTH
  • Usually 47.99% less expensive than ZTH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KLX flights

Destination alternative #2: Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (CFU) in Corfu

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from ZTH
  • Usually 46.41% less expensive than ZTH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CFU flights

Destination alternative #3: Aktio Airport (PVK) in Preveza

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from ZTH
  • Usually 41.76% less expensive than ZTH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PVK flights


Flight Hacking SFO to ZTH

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 ZTH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SFO > LGW > ZTH)

  • Price for both tickets: $714
  • Average savings: $3062 (81.09%)

See SFO to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (SFO > LHR > ZTH)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $3011 (79.73%)

See SFO to LHR flights

Hack #3: Athens (SFO > ATH > ZTH)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $2901 (76.83%)

See SFO to ATH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6726 miles or 10824 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to ZTH flight is about 13 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SFO to ZTH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeZTH
Destination airport nameDionysios Solomos Airport


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