The cheapest times to fly from TFN to SFO are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 TFN to SFO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2015 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $548 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Tenerife (TFN) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $703 to $1705 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $686. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1732. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1047 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1032 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TFN to SFO flight.

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

TFN to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TFN to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tenerife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $266 (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 $1006. Return trip prices are from the SFO to TFN 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 TFN 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 11 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (TFN > BCN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $483 (46.75%)

See TFN to MAD flights

Hack #2: Madrid (TFN > MAD > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $745
  • Average savings: $288 (27.86%)

See TFN to BCN flights

Hack #3: Rome (TFN > FCO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $849
  • Average savings: $184 (17.78%)

See TFN to FCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5826 miles or 9376 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TFN to SFO flight is about 11 hour 28 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TFN
Origination airport name Tenerife Norte Airport
City Tenerife
Country Spain
Latitude 28.5
Longitude -16.3

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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