Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Sao Paulo are usually found in May or April, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Sao Paulo (SAO)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SAO flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Sao Paulo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sao Paulo.
SFO - SAO
Price
$690 - $1,449
SAO
Temperature
62.6 - 73.4 °F
SAO
Rainfall
0.8 - 9.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$690

From San Francisco to Sao Paulo (SAO)

One-way from

$337

One-way flight from San Francisco to Sao Paulo (SAO)

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 Sao Paulo (SFO - SAO)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

To save up to 18% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 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 Sao Paulo from $1,005 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,123 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Sao Paulo?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Sao Paulo. Flights to Sao Paulo from San Francisco in May are about $863 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $540.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sao Paulo.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to SAO flights for May, June
13 May - 28 May
$598pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
12 May - 19 May
$609pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
23 May - 26 May
$623pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sao Paulo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sao Paulo from San Francisco found for this year
29 Oct - 12 Nov
$590pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 6 Nov
$593pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 May - 28 May
$598pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sao Paulo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
23 May - 26 May
$623pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
23 May - 3 Jun
$699pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
21 May - 28 May
$877pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
GRU
Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl
Azul
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sao Paulo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo
4:01 am - 5:15 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
21h 14m
SFO - GRU
American Airlines
2:00 am - 4:15 pm
LATAM Airlines
2 Stops
34h 15m
SFO - GRU
LATAM Airlines
$396
JustFly
9:29 pm - 8:50 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
19h 21m
SFO - GRU
Copa Airlines
$413
Copa

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Sao Paulo

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

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo. 14 airlines have flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Sao Paulo per day.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Copa Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from San Francisco to Sao Paulo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $590, but on average you can expect to pay $626.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sao Paulo for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Sao Paulo is Copa Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $593 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air Canada, starting at $654. Copa Airlines is 31% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Sao Paulo are American Airlines ($337), Avianca ($368), and LATAM Airlines ($396).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sao Paulo?

On average you can expect to pay $1,951 for a flight from San Francisco to Sao Paulo. The cheapest flight overall is $28 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl) is currently priced at $590.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Azul are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Sao Paulo.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Sao Paulo?

The most popular flight routes from San Francisco to Sao Paulo are San Francisco - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl, San Francisco - Sao Paulo Viracopos and San Francisco - Sao Paulo Congonhas.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sao Paulo, Brazil

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Sao Paulo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 Sao Paulo.

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

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

Returning to San Francisco from Sao Paulo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sao Paulo 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 Sao Paulo are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for Sao Paulo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Sao Paulo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R$ 5.06
Average temperature for May in Sao Paulo
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sao Paulo
1.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH)
Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Sao Paulo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Sao Paulo 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
$9 $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.

Aeromexico
$474 $972 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines
$485 $658 No cancel fee 81%
Azul
$527 $973 No cancel fee 82%
American Airlines
$530 $835 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$531 $702 No cancel fee 69%
GOL
$541 $701 No cancel fee 74%
Copa Airlines
$547 $806 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$571 $798 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines Brasil
$591 $917 No cancel fee 74%

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

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