Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to South America

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to South America

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to BOG flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to South America flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to South America flights for May, June
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$431pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jun - 13 Jun
$445pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
UIO
Quito Mariscal Sucr
UIO
Quito Mariscal Sucr
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 1 Jul
$455pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to South America 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South America from San Francisco found for this year
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$408pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$411pp
SFO
San Francisco
Avianca
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Aug - 30 Sep
$413pp
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
18 May - 10 Jun
$466pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 10 Jun
$471pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 24 May
$475pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
BOG
Bogotá El Dorado
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to South America from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to South America
6:20 pm - 9:17 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 57m
SFO - BOG
Multiple Airlines
$220
Kiwi.com
8:40 pm - 10:52 am
Avianca
2 Stops
36h 12m
SFO - MDE
Avianca
$226
Gotogate
9:30 pm - 1:00 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
25h 30m
SFO - BOG
Copa Airlines
$230
Kiwi.com

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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?

LATAM Airlines is one 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.

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

Most people fly from San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight from San Francisco to South America. San Francisco is conveniently located just 11.8 mi from San Francisco’s city center.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to South America for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to South America for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $401, but on average you can expect to pay $431.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to South America for under $400 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 $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to South America within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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 - Lima J Chavez Intl, San Francisco - Bogotá El Dorado or San Francisco - Medellín Jose Maria Cordova Intl 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 $1,023. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Lima J Chavez Intl), can usually be booked for $449.

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

A quick flight from San Francisco to South America can take about 9h 03m. Copa Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $516. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to South America round-trip from $408. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Copa Airlines, from $413, and Aeromexico, from $441.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Copa Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $193. Users have also found prices from $208 and $212 on Copa Airlines and Avianca, respectively.

Destination information for South America

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to 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 $835 No cancel fee 81%
Avianca
$463 $838 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$392 $848 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.

American Airlines
$427 $982 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$433 $992 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$598 $1,029 No cancel fee 67%
Aerolineas Argentinas
$748 $1,063 No cancel fee 59%
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