The cheapest times to fly from SXM to SFO are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • July 9th to October 28th (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 SXM to SFO is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1226 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $399 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Philipsburg (SXM) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $400 to $799 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $400. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $878. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $478 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SXM to SFO flight.

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

SXM to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SXM to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sint Maarten. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Sint Maarten. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (20%) 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 $444. Return trip prices are from the SFO to SXM 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 SXM to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, United, WestJet, Winair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3798 miles or 6112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SXM to SFO flight is about 7 hour 49 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from SXM to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SXM
Origination airport name Princess Juliana International Airport
City Philipsburg
Country Sint Maarten
Latitude 18
Longitude -63.1

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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