The cheapest times to fly from TVF to SFO are

  • October 15th to November 4th
  • December 3rd to December 31st (except the week of December 17th)

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 TVF to SFO is early December. Prices can be as high as $957 for Saturday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $305 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Thief River Falls, MN (TVF) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $310 to $641 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $372. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $586. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $214 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $433 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TVF to SFO flight.

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

TVF to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TVF to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Thief River Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 to San Francisco, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Thief River Falls. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $256 (44%) 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 $339. Return trip prices are from the SFO to TVF 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 TVF 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 3 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Boutique Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Thief River Falls Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1500 miles or 2414 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TVF to SFO flight is about 3 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Thief River Falls, MN and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from TVF to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTVF
Origination airport nameThief River Falls Regional Airport
CityThief River Falls, MN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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