Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Santiago (SCL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez are usually found in August or June, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Santiago (SCL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SCL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Santiago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santiago.
SFO - SCL
Price
$657 - $1,191
SCL
Temperature
46.4 - 69.8 °F
SCL
Precipitation
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$657

From San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

One-way from

$365

One-way flight from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

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 Santiago?

August can be a great time to fly to Santiago from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $828. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $271. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Santiago (SFO - SCL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Santiago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

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

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Santiago. 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 Santiago?

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Santiago from $962 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $994 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best prices found for SFO to SCL flights for December, January
10 Jan - 13 Feb
$658pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jan - 13 Feb
$712pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
10 Jan - 12 Feb
$723pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Santiago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santiago from San Francisco found for this year
20 Dec - 9 Jan
$769pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 19 Jan
$784pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 Dec - 3 Mar
$785pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Santiago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santiago from San Francisco, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 26 Feb
$896pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 25 Feb
$947pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 25 Feb
$1,051pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
SCL
Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Arturo Merino Benitez from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Santiago
7:33 pm - 7:09 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
18h 36m
SFO - SCL
Copa Airlines
$365
ChatDeal
4:25 am - 4:00 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
19h 35m
SFO - SCL
Alaska Airlines
$390
Kissandfly.com
10:15 am - 7:45 pm
Avianca
2 Stops
29h 30m
SFO - SCL
Avianca
$435
Avianca

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Santiago

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Aeromexico, and Copa Airlines flying from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Santiago for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Santiago for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $581, but on average you can expect to pay $630.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Santiago within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this San Francisco to Santiago flight route?

Within the past month, 21 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.

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

Currently priced at $644, Copa Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to Santiago and back. In addition to Copa Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Avianca for as low as $646. Copa Airlines is currently priced 22% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$299 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Copa Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Avianca and Alaska Airlines, with prices starting from $331 and $390, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Santiago?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Santiago is generally $1,080, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $402. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez), you can expect to pay $635 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santiago (SCL)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - The validity of this document is 48 hours.


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

Returning to San Francisco from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for Santiago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Santiago.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $841
Average temperature for December in Santiago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santiago
0.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Santiago

Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL)

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Santiago 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
$626 $996 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$640 $961 No cancel fee 70%
Aeromexico
$664 $888 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$709 $1,220 No cancel fee 69%
LATAM Airlines
$709 $930 No cancel fee 81%
Air Canada
$736 $1,309 No cancel fee 67%
Avianca
$736 $897 No cancel fee 71%
American Airlines
$782 $1,029 No cancel fee 71%
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