The cheapest times to fly from SFT to SFO are

  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • October 22nd to December 9th
  • December 24th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)

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 SFT to SFO is late January. Prices can be as high as $1415 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $653 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Skelleftea (SFT) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $681 to $1180 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $724. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1204. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $480 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $809 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFT to SFO flight.

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

SFT to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFT to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from SkellefteƄ. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays 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 $178 (13%) 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 $782. Return trip prices are from the SFO to SFT 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 SFT to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SFT to SFO

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 SFT to SFO ā€” but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Stockholm (SFT > ARN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $248 (30.66%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5099 miles or 8206 kilometers.

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from SFT to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFT
Origination airport name Skelleftea Airport
City Skelleftea
Country Sweden
Latitude 64.6
Longitude 21.1

Return Airport

Destination code SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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