Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Moscow (MOW)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Moscow are usually found in April or March, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Moscow (MOW)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MOW flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Moscow flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Moscow.
SFO - MOW
Price
$714 - $1,042
MOW
Temperature
26.6 - 75.2 °F
MOW
Precipitation
1.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

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

Round-trip from

$714

From San Francisco to Moscow

One-way from

$581

One-way flight from San Francisco to Moscow

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 Moscow?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

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 18% on flights from San Francisco to Moscow 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 $898. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,107.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Moscow. Flights to Moscow from San Francisco in October are about $925 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $680.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Moscow (SFO - MOW)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from San Francisco to Moscow by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Moscow in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MOW flights for July, August
2 Aug - 2 Sep
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Aug - 2 Sep
$754pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Aug - 21 Sep
$755pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Moscow 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Moscow from San Francisco found for this year
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$611pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Sep - 27 Sep
$661pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Sep - 13 Sep
$671pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DME
Moscow Domodedovo
DME
Moscow Domodedovo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Moscow

Late deals on round-trip flights to Moscow from San Francisco, departing today and this week
2 Aug - 2 Sep
$750pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Aug - 2 Sep
$754pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 2 Sep
$755pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
SVO
Moscow Sheremetyevo
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Moscow from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Moscow
2:00 am - 10:15 am
Delta
2 Stops
22h 15m
SFO - SVO
Delta
$581
Delta
2:20 pm - 10:50 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
34h 30m
SFO - VKO
Turkish Airlines
$582
SmartFares
12:20 pm - 9:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 30m
SFO - DME
Multiple Airlines
$594
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Moscow

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Moscow 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 Moscow 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Finnair, KLM, and Lufthansa flying from San Francisco to Moscow have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Moscow?

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Moscow. You should not have trouble finding flights to Moscow from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Moscow per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights from the San Francisco airport to Moscow. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Moscow for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $611, but on average you can expect to pay $683.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Moscow for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Moscow, 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 Moscow for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Moscow within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Moscow?

Expect the weather to be around 77 °F on average in September. 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 Moscow is generally colder than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Moscow?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Moscow in 15h 45m. Fly via Lufthansa, Delta, or Turkish Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to Moscow, with prices starting at $671. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by TAP AIR PORTUGAL and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $679 and $696, respectively. Users have found that SWISS is 19% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$473 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $479 and $572, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Moscow, Russia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Moscow

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Moscow

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

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

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Destination information for Moscow

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Moscow.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 73.82₽
Average temperature for July in Moscow
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Moscow
3.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Moscow

Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO)
Moscow Domodedovo (DME)
Moscow Vnukovo (VKO)
Moscow Zhukovsky (ZIA)

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Moscow

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Moscow 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
Delta
$410 $917 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$630 $976 No cancel fee 76%
Lufthansa
$690 $1,021 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$679 $1,100 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$744 $1,207 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$783 $1,326 No cancel fee 79%
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