The cheapest times to fly from TAG to SFO are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • August 20th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 5th)

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 TAG to SFO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3393 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1673 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Tagbilaran (TAG) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1692 to $2519 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 $1718. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2691. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $972 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2027 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAG to SFO flight.

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

TAG to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAG to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Panglao. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TAG. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Panglao. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $692 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1954. Return trip prices are from the SFO to TAG 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 TAG 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 13 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TAG 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 TAG to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (TAG > MNL > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $1294 (63.81%)

See TAG to CRK flights

Hack #2: Luzon Island (TAG > CRK > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $1036 (51.11%)

See TAG to MNL flights

Hack #3: Seoul (TAG > ICN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1017
  • Average savings: $1011 (49.85%)

See TAG to ICN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, JAL, Philippine Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7064 miles or 11368 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAG to SFO flight is about 13 hour 42 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from TAG to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TAG
Origination airport name Tagbilaran Airport
City Tagbilaran
Country the Philippines
Latitude 9.7
Longitude 123.9

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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