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San Francisco (SFO) to South America

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to South America within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $483.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to South America?

Flights from San Francisco to South America lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to South America in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $282.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to South America in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to South America flights for January, February
12 Feb - 3 Mar
$288pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
12 Feb - 19 Feb
$294pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Feb - 3 Mar
$298pp
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 South America 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South America from San Francisco found for this year
12 Feb - 3 Mar
$288pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
12 Feb - 19 Feb
$294pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Feb - 3 Mar
$298pp
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 South America

Late deals on round-trip flights to South America from San Francisco, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 31 Jan
$349pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jan - 28 Jan
$356pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
MDE
Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$359pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
LIM
Lima J Chavez Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to South America from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to South America
5:55 pm - 7:20 am
Avianca
1 Stop
10h 25m
SFO - BOG
Avianca
$170
Gotogate
2:00 am - 9:14 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 14m
SFO - BOG
Multiple Airlines
$154
mytrip.com
4:13 am - 9:04 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 51m
SFO - MDE
Multiple Airlines
$156
SmartFares

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Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to South America flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to South America

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to South America 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 South America 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 South America to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and LATAM Airlines are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to South America are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to South America have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Copa Airlines, American Airlines, and Aeromexico are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Copa Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to South America for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to South America for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $288, but on average you can expect to pay $324.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to South America for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to South America, 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 South America for under $400?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to South America was viewed by 120 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to South America.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to South America?

Most travelers choose San Francisco - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl, San Francisco - Lima J Chavez Intl or San Francisco - Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini when deciding on the best route from San Francisco to South America.

What are the cheapest Flights from San Francisco to South America?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to South America is $203. On average you can expect to pay $1,036. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl), can usually be booked for $542.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to South America?

A quick flight from San Francisco to South America can take about 10h 14m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $462. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Avianca. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $170.

Arrival points for flights from San Francisco to South America

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Destination information for South America

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to South America

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to South America 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
$256 $427 No cancel fee 68%
JetBlue
$552 $589 No cancel fee 62%
LATAM Airlines
$416 $788 No cancel fee 81%
Aeromexico
$392 $793 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$463 $822 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$415 $862 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$427 $949 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$433 $970 No cancel fee N/A
LATAM Airlines Brasil
$591 $973 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.

Air Canada
$598 $1,046 No cancel fee 67%
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