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

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

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 2021: compare San Francisco to Lima flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lima.
SFO - LIM
Price
$531 - $985
LIM
Temperature
66.2 - 82.4 °F
LIM
Rainfall
0 - 0.6 inches

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

One-way from

$238

One-way flight from San Francisco to Lima

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Lima?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Lima, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $615 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $641.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Lima. Flights to Lima from San Francisco in August are about $539 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $218.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Lima (SFO - LIM)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Lima in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lima in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SFO to LIM flights for April, May
21 Apr - 28 Apr
$401pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 May - 10 Jun
$412pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 May - 18 Jul
$427pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Lima 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lima from San Francisco found for this year
21 Apr - 28 Apr
$401pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$411pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 May - 10 Jun
$412pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
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
21 Apr - 28 Apr
$401pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Apr - 26 Apr
$493pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$507pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Lima from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Lima
9:25 am - 5:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 29m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$238
SmartFares
8:30 am - 5:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 29m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$250
SmartFares
9:25 am - 6:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 05m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$262
Destinia

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Lima

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Lima due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Lima for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on LATAM Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Copa Airlines, American Airlines, and Aeromexico 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 Multiple Airlines for just $401, but on average you can expect to pay $439.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Lima for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Lima, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Lima for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Lima within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl flight path was viewed by 120 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Lima?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically greater than that of Lima. We can gather that this will continue over the next 10 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Lima?

Expect the weather to be around 82 °F on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Lima is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Lima?

LATAM Airlines and Aeromexico can get you from San Francisco to Lima in just under 12h 02m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 03m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Lima round-trip from $411. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is LATAM Airlines. These flights start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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$1 = S/ 3.62
Average temperature for April in Lima
77.0 °F

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Lima

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
Interjet
$302 $454 No cancel fee 68%
JetBlue
$552 $589 No cancel fee 62%
Copa Airlines
$493 $640 No cancel fee 70%
LATAM Airlines
$467 $676 No cancel fee 81%
Avianca
$477 $721 No cancel fee 71%
American Airlines
$520 $730 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$518 $782 No cancel fee 69%
Aeromexico
$495 $791 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$557 $827 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$780 $1,146 No cancel fee 67%
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