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Fares from $372 One Way, $512 Round Trip from Santiago to San Francisco

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More About Flying To San Francisco from Santiago

Route Information for Flights from Santiago to San Francisco

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Traveling from Santiago to San Francisco

Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Santiago, Chile, for your next trip. It searches many airlines to find you a low fare. Santiago, Chile, is served by the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. It is the largest airport in Chile and one of the busiest in the world. Located in Pudahuel, it is nine miles northwest of downtown Santiago. It may also be referred to as Santiago International Airport or Pudahuel Airport.

Airport Parking Information

The Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport has over 4,000 parking spots available. There is an express lot, where you can expect to pay about 2,000 pesos per hour, with a 10,000 peso maximum per day. The roofed lot charges 700 pesos, with a 8,000 peso maximum per day. The Economy lot charges about 300 pesos per hour and 6,500 pesos per day.

Ground Transportation Information

Santiago also has buses and taxis available. There are two airport taxi services: Taxi Oficial and Taxi Vip, which can be found after the baggage claim area. Centropuerto buses arrive every 10 minutes during week and every 15 minutes on the weekends. Orbitz.com can help you with more than just air tickets. While you are finding low fares to Santiago, you can book your rental car too.

Santiago Airport Restaurants

The airport has 21 restaurants to choose from, including Ruby Tuesday and Boost & Juice, if you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight. There are also coffee shops, such as Starbucks, and bars that serve alcohol if you want to have a drink. Keep checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Santiago for your next trip.

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.

Flights from Santiago to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shortest flight from Santiago to San Francisco?

With the quickest possible flight time from Santiago Airport (SCL-Arturo Merino Benitez) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) being 12 hours and 55 minutes, you'll want to have a few in-flight survival strategies in your repertoire. Earplugs, a neck pillow and an eye-mask should be among the basics packed into your carry-on bag.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Francisco have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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