Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Basel (EAP)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Basel All airports are usually found in February or November, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Basel (EAP)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to EAP flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Basel flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Basel.
SFO - EAP
Price
$596 - $1,140
EAP
Temperature
33.8 - 66.2 °F
EAP
Precipitation
1.9 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$1,140

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$596

From San Francisco to Basel (EAP)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Basel?

Flights from San Francisco to Basel lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Basel in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $528.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Basel?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Basel. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Basel.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Basel (SFO - EAP)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Basel in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Basel?

Find a great deal and save up to 51% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Basel within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,114.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Basel in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to EAP flights for December, January
17 Jan - 25 Jan
$698pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$727pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$736pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Basel 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Basel from San Francisco found for this year
3 Dec - 11 Feb
$790pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$799pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$804pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Basel

Late deals on round-trip flights to Basel from San Francisco, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$804pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$1,222pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$1,366pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
BSL
Basel EuroAirport Swiss
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to All airports from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Basel
2:30 am - 5:40 am
Delta
2 Stops
18h 10m
SFO - BSL
Delta
$1,356
Delta
7:58 pm - 7:50 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
26h 52m
SFO - BSL
United Airlines
$1,512
United
3:30 am - 8:30 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
20h 00m
SFO - BSL
Lufthansa
$1,530
Lufthansa

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Basel

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Basel have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Basel have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, British Airways, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Basel for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Basel for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $697, but on average you can expect to pay $805.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Basel for under $900?

There are currently 7+ open flights from San Francisco to Basel within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Basel round-trip?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Basel, with prices starting at $697. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by KLM and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $837 and $969, respectively. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 22% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Basel one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $491 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $1,351 and Lufthansa from $1,507 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Basel?

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Basel are Air France, British Airways and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Basel?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Basel is $542. On average you can expect to pay $1,057. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Basel EuroAirport Swiss), can usually be booked for $697.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Basel, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Basel from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Basel

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Basel.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Basel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Basel.

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically. Currently, only the certificates of countries using the EU Digital COVID Certificate are compatible with the Swiss system.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate.




Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Basel?

Returning to San Francisco from Basel

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Basel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Basel are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Basel

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Destination information for Basel

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Basel.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.92
Average temperature for December in Basel
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Basel
2.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Basel

Basel EuroAirport Swiss (BSL)

Top 3 airlines flying from San Francisco to Basel All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Basel choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
$503 $1,064 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$566 $1,193 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$905 $1,328 No cancel fee 69%
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