Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Lima (LIM)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Lima (LIM)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to LIM flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Lima flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lima.
SFO - LIM
Price
$531 - $985
LIM
Temperature
62.6 - 73.4 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$531

From San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl

One-way from

$286

One-way flight from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Lima (SFO - LIM)?

When flying from San Francisco to Lima, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Lima?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Lima from San Francisco average $616. You can even find prices in August for less than $616, as users have found deals to Lima from as low as $429. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Lima from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 59%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from San Francisco to Lima compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $646. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $663.

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Lima. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lima in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to LIM flights for May, June
20 May - 9 Aug
$501pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 26 May
$509pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 7 Jun
$528pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Lima 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lima from San Francisco found for this year
4 Sep - 20 Sep
$406pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Sep - 16 Sep
$413pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Sep - 19 Sep
$420pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Lima

Late deals on round-trip flights to Lima from San Francisco, departing today and this week
25 May - 7 Jun
$528pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 6 Jun
$569pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 May - 6 Jun
$592pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to J Chavez Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Lima
10:15 am - 9:05 pm
Avianca
2 Stops
32h 50m
SFO - LIM
Avianca
$286
SmartFares
3:00 pm - 2:35 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
33h 35m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$287
Expedia
9:21 pm - 9:09 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
21h 48m
SFO - LIM
Copa Airlines
$288
Priceline

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Lima</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Lima

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Copa Airlines, American Airlines, and LATAM Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Lima for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Lima for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $406, but on average you can expect to pay $439.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Lima for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Lima within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this San Francisco to Lima flight route?

Within the past month, 37 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl.

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

Flying on Copa Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Lima, with prices starting at $406. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $467 round trip. Users have found that Copa Airlines is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Lima?

On average you can expect to pay $810 for a flight from San Francisco to Lima. The cheapest flight overall is $260 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Lima J Chavez Intl) is currently priced at $420.

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

Interjet, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Lima.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Lima, Peru

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Lima J Chavez Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Lima J Chavez Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers must fill out the form 72 hours before departure and present the completed form upon arrival in Peru.

Pre Registration Form - Travelers must download the app and complete the form within 48 hours before departure to Peru.


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

Returning to San Francisco from Lima J Chavez Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lima J Chavez Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lima J Chavez Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for Lima

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Lima.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = S/ 3.75
Average temperature for May in Lima
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Lima
0.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Lima

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Lima 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Interjet
$302 $454 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Copa Airlines
$397 $527 No cancel fee 70%
LATAM Airlines
$402 $570 No cancel fee 81%
Aeromexico
$441 $692 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$443 $636 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$443 $576 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$445 $595 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$457 $686 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$538 $852 No cancel fee 75%
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