The cheapest times to fly from TCQ to SFO are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • March 5th to June 10th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • August 13th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)

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 TCQ to SFO is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1980 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $532 for Thursday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Tacna (TCQ) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $550 to $1519 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $660. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $991 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1011 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TCQ to SFO flight.

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

TCQ to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TCQ to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tacna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TCQ. Fridays 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 $90 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $957. Return trip prices are from the SFO to TCQ 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 TCQ 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 12 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 TCQ to SFO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 9.64% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See TCQ to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: Lima (TCQ > LIM > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $624
  • Average savings: $387 (38.28%)

See TCQ to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (TCQ > MCO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $8 (0.74%)

See TCQ to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Coronel Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5121 miles or 8241 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TCQ to SFO flight is about 10 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from TCQ to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TCQ
Origination airport name Coronel Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport
City Tacna
Country Peru
Latitude -18.1
Longitude -70.3

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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