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 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
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

$158

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 15% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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 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.

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%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Lima in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to LIM flights for October, November
16 Nov - 22 Jan
$392pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$394pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$399pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lima from San Francisco found for this year
16 Nov - 22 Jan
$392pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$394pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$399pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
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
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$394pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$399pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$404pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to J Chavez Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Lima
7:52 pm - 5:49 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
42h 57m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$158
Kiwi.com
10:05 am - 5:52 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 47m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$183
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 5:52 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 52m
SFO - LIM
Multiple Airlines
$186
Gotogate

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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 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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Lima for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $391, but on average you can expect to pay $403.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Lima for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Lima within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this San Francisco to Lima flight route?

Within the past month, 120 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Lima J Chavez Intl.

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

Flying on Copa Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Lima, with prices starting at $391. Users have found that Copa Airlines is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Lima?

On average you can expect to pay $1,189 for a flight from San Francisco to Lima. The cheapest flight overall is $211 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Lima J Chavez Intl) is currently priced at $396.

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 72 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 72 hours 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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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Lima

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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/ 3.96
Average temperature for October in Lima
69.8 °F

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