Sao Paulo to San Francisco Flights
Flights to San Francisco
Flights From Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, is serviced by two airports, the Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport and the Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport. Cheap flights from Sao Paulo can be booked to most international destinations using Orbitz.com. The Sao Paulo-Guarulhos airport is located about 16 miles from the city's center and is used for international flights, while the Congonhas-Sao Paulo airport handles mostly domestic and regional flights throughout the area. Some of the airlines offering international flights from Sao Paulo-Guarulhos include Air China, Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways and United Airlines.
Parking at the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport
Parking is available at the official parking lot for up to 3098 vehicles. Fees for parking begin at $4.50 an hour for a single hour and rise to $25.25 for a full day. Alternative parking is available at the Airport Park, which is located 1.24 miles from the airport and offers shuttle service. Airport Park charges only $13.40 a day for parking.
Transportation to the São Paulo-Guarulhos Airport
Bus transportation is available from Sao Paulo to the airport, running a circuit of the major hotels in the downtown area at a cost of about $17.50 for a trip of up to two hours, depending on where you catch the bus. Taxi service is also available from anywhere in town, with service from the downtown area costing approximately $65.
Breakfast Before Leaving
Those wishing to enjoy a last meal before leaving town can try the Fogo de Chao for a delicious breakfast or Jardineira Grill for a late-night meal before catching the red-eye cheap flights from Sao Paulo. If there's no time to stop and eat before the airport, a quick meal can be had at the Crepe de Paris or the Café Havana in the airport itself.
San Francisco International Airport
The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the Airport
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.
Weather in San Francisco
San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.
Highlights and Attractions
Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.
Cheap flights from Sao Paulo to San Francisco
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Cheapest weekend flights in January from Sao Paulo to San Francisco
|Leave Thu, Jan 16||Sao Paulo (GRU)||San Francisco (SFO)||TACA||$1,336|
|Return Sun, Jan 19||San Francisco (SFO)||Sao Paulo (GRU)||TACA|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Sao Paulo to San Francisco
|Leave Sat, Jan 25||Sao Paulo (GRU)||San Francisco (SFO)||AeroMexico||$884|
|Return Mon, Feb 10||San Francisco (SFO)||Sao Paulo (GRU)||AeroMexico|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Sao Paulo to San Francisco
|Leave Fri, Feb 14||Sao Paulo (GRU)||San Francisco (SFO)||AeroMexico||$837|
|Return Mon, Feb 24||San Francisco (SFO)||Sao Paulo (GRU)||AeroMexico|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Sao Paulo and San Francisco
|AeroMexico||SAO||SFO||Sat, Feb 8 - Sun, Feb 16||$884|
|United Airlines||SAO||SFO||Thu, Feb 6 - Fri, Feb 14||$991|
|American Airlines||SAO||SFO||Mon, Jan 27 - Mon, Feb 10||$1,074|
|Delta Air Lines||SAO||SFO||Thu, Mar 6 - Fri, Mar 14||$1,086|
|US Airways||SAO||SFO||Mon, Jan 27 - Mon, Feb 10||$1,115|
|TAM Airlines||SAO||SFO||Mon, Jan 27 - Mon, Feb 10||$1,205|
|Avianca||SAO||SFO||Thu, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 27||$1,216|
|TACA||SAO||SFO||Fri, Feb 7 - Sat, Feb 22||$1,216|
|LAN Airlines||SAO||SFO||Mon, Jan 27 - Mon, Feb 10||$1,302|
|Air Canada||SAO||SFO||Thu, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 27||$1,311|
|Copa Airlines||SAO||SFO||Thu, Feb 6 - Fri, Feb 14||$1,682|
Sao Paulo and San Francisco airports and terminals
Airports in Sao PauloSP, BR
Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Distance from City Center: 14.8 miles
Distance from City Center: 4.5 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Sao Paulo to San Francisco on Sun, Dec 8, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA978/UA404||GRU||11:35 PM||SFO||9:42 AM||763/752||16hr 7min|
|United Airlines/US Airways||UA978/US6713||GRU||11:35 PM||SFO||9:42 AM||763/752||16hr 7min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA962/AA1521||GRU||11:55 PM||SFO||10:00 AM||77W/757||16hr 5min|
|TAM Airlines/American Airlines||JJ8408/AA1521||GRU||11:55 PM||SFO||10:00 AM||77W/757||16hr 5min|
|TAM Airlines/American Airlines||JJ8280/AA1585||GRU||11:00 PM||SFO||10:05 AM||777/738||17hr 5min|
|United Airlines/American Airlines||UA844/AA1585||GRU||11:00 PM||SFO||10:05 AM||777/738||17hr 5min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL104/DL2049||GRU||11:40 PM||SFO||10:37 AM||764/739||16hr 57min|
|GOL/Delta Air Lines||G38002/DL2049||GRU||11:40 PM||SFO||10:37 AM||764/739||16hr 57min|
|GOL/GOL||G38002/G38132||GRU||11:40 PM||SFO||10:37 AM||764/739||16hr 57min|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL472/DL430||GRU||10:20 PM||SFO||10:40 AM||764/752||18hr 20min|
|TAM Airlines/US Airways||JJ8280/US6220||GRU||11:00 PM||SFO||11:04 AM||777/739||18hr 4min|
|United Airlines/US Airways||UA844/US6220||GRU||11:00 PM||SFO||11:04 AM||777/739||18hr 4min|
|GOL/GOL||G38004/G38148||GRU||10:55 PM||SFO||11:05 AM||76W/739||18hr 10min|
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