The cheapest times to fly from WLS to SFO are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of January 29th, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • July 30th to August 26th
  • September 24th to October 28th (except the week of October 1st)

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 WLS to SFO is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $8162 for Monday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1842 for Wednesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Wallis (WLS) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $2240 to $7941 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $2317. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $7971. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5655 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WLS to SFO flight.

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

WLS to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WLS to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Wallis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.83, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into WLS. Mondays 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 $5383 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4852. Return trip prices are from the SFO to WLS 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 WLS 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 9 hour 53 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 WLS to SFO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 32.85% less expensive than SFO
  • Nonstop flights available

See WLS to OAK flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SFO
  • Usually 31.79% less expensive than SFO
  • 2-layover flights available

See WLS to SJC flights


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

Hack #1: Nadi (WLS > NAN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1579
  • Average savings: $5056 (76.21%)

See WLS to NOU flights

Hack #2: Noumea (WLS > NOU > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1951
  • Average savings: $4684 (70.6%)

See WLS to NAN flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (WLS > DFW > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $2484
  • Average savings: $4150 (62.56%)

See WLS to DFW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4947 miles or 7961 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WLS to SFO flight is about 9 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from WLS to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code WLS
Origination airport name Wallis Hihifo Airport
City Wallis
Country Wallis and Futuna
Latitude -13.2
Longitude -176.2

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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