The cheapest times to fly from TPP to SFO are

  • February 26th to March 18th
  • April 9th to June 17th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • July 2nd to July 29th
  • November 5th to December 2nd

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 TPP to SFO is early June. Prices can be as high as $3674 for Tuesday flights during early January, or as low as $547 for Sunday flights around early June.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Tarapoto (TPP) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $556 to $1703 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $769. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1061 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1116 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPP to SFO flight.

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

TPP to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPP to SFO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tarapoto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into TPP. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Tarapoto. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $210 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1066. Return trip prices are from the SFO to TPP 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 TPP 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 8 hour 37 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 TPP 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 16.04% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See TPP to SJC flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $497 (44.51%)

See TPP to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (TPP > MIA > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $170 (15.23%)

See TPP to LIM flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (TPP > LAS > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $160 (14.29%)

See TPP to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4246 miles or 6833 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPP to SFO flight is about 8 hour 37 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from TPP to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPP
Origination airport nameTarapoto Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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