The cheapest times to fly from YYF to SFO are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 19th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 5th)

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 YYF to SFO is late March. Prices can be as high as $752 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $274 for Wednesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Penticton (YYF) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $274 to $558 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $293. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $245 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $352 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYF to SFO flight.

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

YYF to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYF to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Penticton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $135 (28%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the SFO to YYF 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 YYF 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 2 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, Avianca, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 830 miles or 1336 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYF to SFO flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from YYF to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYYF
Origination airport namePenticton Airport

Return Airport

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


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