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Cheap flights from Perth to San Francisco

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Flight information Perth to San Francisco International

Cheapest return price last month

$906

Direct airlines

0

Average flight time, total distance 14750 kilometres

18h 50min

Most popular airline last month

Singapore Airlines

San Francisco International

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in San Francisco: San Francisco International.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Perth to San Francisco International is $906. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
18h 50min is the average flight time from Perth to San Francisco International.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Perth to San Francisco International.

Which airlines fly from Perth to San Francisco?

San Francisco flights from Perth Airport have 1 or more stops along the way. The airlines with the most frequent departures and the shortest overall flight time include:

How do I save money on a flight to San Francisco?

Skyscanner Australia recommends booking flights to San Francisco 5 months in advance to get the cheapest airfare, with savings up to 9%. You can also search for flights by the cheapest month.

Learn more about the best time to book.

Is there a time difference between Perth and San Francisco?

San Francisco is 16 hours behind Perth from November to mid-March and 15 hours behind from mid-March to October (Daylight Saving Time).

What weather should you expect in San Francisco?

The temperature in San Francisco is generally cooler than in Perth. Although seasons are reversed in the Northern Hemisphere, San Francisco's autumn is warmer than its summer because of the cooling ocean mist, making September the warmest month at 17°C on average. January is the coldest at 10°C average, and November to January are the wettest months.

How expensive is San Francisco?

You might not notice a big difference in prices for food and drink in San Francisco compared to Perth, but you'll never be stuck for budget restaurants and fast food if you're trying to save money. Taxis are one of the biggest expenses that can be avoided by getting to know the bus and light rail routes.

Perth

San Francisco

Average cost of a meal

$20.00

$19.00

Average cost of a coffee

$4.30

$5.50

Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD

$40–$50

$90-$115

Departing from Perth

International flights from Perth Airport leave from Terminal 1, but domestic connections leave from one of the other 3 terminals, depending on the airline you're flying with. Most Jetstar and Qantas flights use Terminals 3 and 4, which are located in a separate building 15 minutes away. This can be reached via airport shuttle.

The international terminal has ATMs and currency exchange services, shops and dining options, most of which are landside before security. The airport is located 12km from Perth CBD in Redcliffe, and the journey should cost around $30 in a taxi.

Find out more about Perth Airport.

San Francisco arrivals

Flights from Perth arrive at the International Terminal of San Francisco Airport, the 2nd busiest airport in California after Los Angeles International and a hub for United and Virgin America.

There are plenty of facilities at the terminal to help arriving passengers get their bearings, from ATMs to restaurants and cafes representing well-known local establishments.

The airport is 21km south of downtown San Francisco, which can be reached by taxi, hire car, bus or rail. The driverless AirTrain connects all terminals to the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station and the Rental Car Center, while buses and taxis leave from outside the terminal.

Find out more about San Francisco Airport.

What ID do you need for this flight?

  • You need to show a valid passport.

  • You need to have applied for ESTA if you're travelling to the United States without a visa.

When should I arrive at the airport for my flight to San Francisco?

Due to increased security concerns, all passengers on flights to the US should check in 3 hours before their scheduled departure time.

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Please note: all information is correct as of August, 2017.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.