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₪1,141 Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from San Francisco to Tel Aviv.
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Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Tel Aviv (SFO-TLV)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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15:05 - 20:30SFO-TLV
19h 25m1 stop
05:15 - 13:05TLV-SFO
17h 50m1 stop
₪2,675ITA Airways
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Thu, 14 Nov - Sat, 23 Nov
15:15 - 03:10SFO-TLV
25h 55m1 stop
05:15 - 14:05TLV-SFO
17h 50m1 stop
₪2,758ITA Airways
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Sun, 22 Sep - Tue, 29 Oct
15:15 - 03:10SFO-TLV
25h 55m1 stop
05:15 - 18:57TLV-SFO
22h 42m2 stops
₪2,929
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Sun, 22 Sep - Fri, 1 Nov
07:00 - 14:20SFO-TLV
21h 20m2 stops
05:15 - 18:57TLV-SFO
23h 42m2 stops
₪2,943
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Thu, 14 Nov - Sat, 23 Nov
19:40 - 03:35SFO-TLV
21h 55m1 stop
05:20 - 17:25TLV-SFO
21h 05m1 stop
₪3,045SWISS
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Tue, 24 Sep - Thu, 31 Oct
13:10 - 17:00SFO-TLV
17h 50m1 stop
00:20 - 11:36TLV-SFO
21h 16m1 stop
₪3,180American Airlines
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Fri, 8 Nov - Tue, 12 Nov
10:18 - 17:00SFO-TLV
20h 42m2 stops
00:20 - 20:05TLV-SFO
29h 45m1 stop
₪3,198American Airlines
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Fri, 8 Nov - Tue, 12 Nov
19:40 - 03:35SFO-TLV
21h 55m1 stop
15:20 - 16:10TLV-SFO
34h 50m1 stop
₪3,249SWISS
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Sun, 22 Sep - Fri, 25 Oct
09:30 - 16:20SFO-TLV
20h 50m2 stops
07:00 - 23:00TLV-SFO
26h 00m2 stops
₪3,307United Airlines
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Sat, 3 Aug - Sat, 17 Aug
06:30 - 15:25SFO-TLV
22h 55m2 stops
04:45 - 00:52TLV-SFO
30h 07m2 stops
₪3,430United Airlines
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Thu, 22 Aug - Thu, 5 Sep

Flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

The average price of all flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Tel Aviv on a Friday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Tuesday is the most expensive day to fly from San Francisco to Tel Aviv. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Wednesday and avoiding Fridays for the best deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv is August, where tickets cost ₪3,568 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are June and December, where the average cost of tickets is ₪5,273 and ₪5,211 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 132 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The best deals for a one-way ticket found by KAYAK users over the last 3 days were on ITA Airways (₪2,406) and United Airlines (₪2,573). The cheapest round-trip tickets were found on ITA Airways (₪2,675) and SWISS (₪3,045).

Which cabin class options are there for flights between San Francisco and Tel Aviv?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There is only one cabin class option available for the route, which is Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv take?

There are no direct flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv. The quickest journey takes 14h 05m.

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Low season

February

High season

June

Cheapest flight

₪1,141
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 19% increase in price.
Flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

When to book flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from San Francisco to Tel Aviv based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

  • What flights exist from San Francisco Airport to Tel Aviv Airport?

    You can get direct flights to Tel Aviv Airport (TLV) from various airlines. United Airlines and El Al are the major airlines that ply this route directly. The flights depart from Terminal I at SFO and arrive at Terminal 3 at TLV. If you're looking for layover options to save some money, many of them take place in New York at Newark Airport (EWR).

  • Is it necessary to have a visa to travel from San Francisco Airport to Tel Aviv Airport?

    It is not necessary to have a visa when going to Tel Aviv from San Francisco. As a U.S. citizen, all you need is a valid passport. It must have six months of validity before you arrive, and you should not stay for more than 90 days.

  • Is there public transportation from Tel Aviv Airport to downtown Tel Aviv?

    Yes, the airport has various transportation options such as buses, trains, and taxis. It takes about 20min to get to downtown Tel Aviv by public means. Israel’s train service connects the airport to different parts of the country. There are car rental services at Tel Aviv Airport you can also opt for.

  • What services are available for pets?

    When traveling with your animal, San Francisco Airport has you covered. The airport has animal relief areas in various spots. There are grassy areas where your pet can relieve themselves outside and inside the terminals. They are located in and outside security.

  • What is the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv was ₪314 for a one-way ticket and ₪736 for a round-trip.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    The Boeing 777-300ER is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the San Francisco to Tel Aviv flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    SkyTeam, Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between San Francisco and Tel Aviv, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv, EL AL or United Airlines?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv are EL AL and United Airlines. With an average price for the route of ₪7,330 and an overall rating of 7.7, EL AL is the most popular choice. United Airlines is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of ₪4,396 and an overall rating of 7.4.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Tel Aviv from San Francisco is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Tel Aviv with an airline and back to San Francisco with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Tel Aviv from San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for ₪3,122 or less round-trip.
  • San Francisco Airport (SFO) has private nap rooms you can rent for hours at a time. You can rest while waiting for your departure or if you arrive late at the airport. The rooms are well equipped and with showers. They are refitted with Wi-Fi and Flight monitors. The rooms are fairly cheap and will give you the comfort you deserve.
  • There is also a luxurious hotel located at the entrance of the SFO airport. Hyatt has over 300 rooms, an event area, and good facilities. It is accessible to passengers from all terminals.
  • Since Israel’s main currency is Israel New Shekel, you need to look out for the exchange bureau to change your dollars. San Francisco Airport offers currency exchange services through Travelex. You can do the currency exchange at International Terminal (pre-security) and Terminal 3 (post-security).
  • San Francisco Airport has you covered in case of any medical emergencies. There is a medical clinic that offers travel and occupational medical services. There are also several nursing rooms for your baby. The nursing rooms are in Terminals 1, 2, and 3.
  • San Francisco Airport offers various parking options if you have your car. You can book a slot in advance to avoid any inconveniences. Check for parking in international Garage A, G, Domestic garage, long-term surface lot, long-term garage, and valet parking. Short-term parking is at the central terminal is an international parking garage. South Airport Blvd is reserved for long-term parking, and San Bruno Ave is for shuttle buses.
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Top 3 airlines serving from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from San Francisco to Tel Aviv. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from San Francisco to Tel Aviv? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
7.7
EL ALOverall score based on 632 reviews
7.1Entertainment
7.7Boarding
8.2Crew
7.4Comfort
7.0Food
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Food was horrible! Inedible sandwiches by a supposed star chef, Assaf Granit. I was dead hungry the entire flight but couldn't possibly stuff that awful sandwich down my throat,

2.0 MediocreGideon, Jul 2024TLV - OTP
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Food was horrible! Inedible sandwiches by a supposed star chef, Assaf Granit. I was dead hungry the entire flight but couldn't possibly stuff that awful sandwich down my throat,

El AL has vastly improved its overall experince in the last several years. Nicer place, nicer flight attendants, food, comfort etc

Poor food service, a microwave heated sandwich and 300ml water bottle for a coach 4 hours flight ticket. Entertainment only by streaming to your device if you got something more than a small phone screen. On the positive side - on time arrivel.

The food is horrible!! The staff not smiling and looks that they don’t want to work

Remind me not to fly (eat) at passover with Israeli cartiers. Came out of the aircraft with an incredible neck pain. Crew and entertainment were good.

As I paid for extra space - the seat was OK. The snack is very bad! The service is fair. The WiFi was so slow i could not see the provided movie and free TV. Just had so seat all the time...

the luggage was delayed to the point i missed my next flight hich was an hour after arrival not good at all

El al is the best choice for flights to Israel.

Delayed as always, very dirty and old airplane. Not very friendly staff. Just a sandwich for a 5 hours very expensive flight.

The crew was great, the seats were comfortable, food was a sandwich , but very tasty and the ElAl new on board through WIFI was good. Thank you EL AL for improving

On my flight the menus showed different food and different was available. I think that was a miscommunication maybe. Other than that flight was wonderful.

Request for “strict vegan” as in the airlines meal selection was not strictly adhered to. My two travelling partners with their Asian vegetarian meals said that their meals were not Asian.

We waited 4 hours in the flight to take off but then the flight was cancelled.

It was ok. This flight was for my 80 year old grandparents and when they arrived to Beirut no wheelchair (as requested) was waiting for them. My grandpa had to pick up his own luggage, he got soooo tired. No one to help him as we submitted the request ahead of time

Terrible seats are very uncomfortable and narrow. Really hard time eating and painful buttons.. crew was very rud not allow anyone to stand not even to go to the toilets

Overnight flight in the old style Business class, but still very good.

I was in business class, without the business class amenities. Large seat with lots of legroom, but no TV or bed. Food was okay, but I did enjoy the Turkish red wine.

Excellent service and comfort from the moment you check in. Flight crew is hyper focused on making passengers comfortable and at ease. It’s like a flying hotel!

Only chicken as a meat dish through out the flight

Nothing really was great as such. Seen other no name airlines perform better.

Everyone on board was great. It was just super late and we missed our connection in Frankfurt, and had to power through jet lag while we waited 4 hours in the terminal. My family missed a big welcome dinner in Berlin.

United is today and old, the planes, the staff, the business processes. Yet they expect premium prices for a less than average flight experience. I should have remembered to stay away from them and will remember to stay away from them in the future since I'm traveling a lot again. In a nutshell, they suck eggs.

Two staff were rude, loud and burnt out I think. Two were friendly kind and helpful.

Frankfurt airport is the worst. Passengers are forced to use stairs to get to the terminal or catch a shuttle. Very inconvenient for passengers who are ambulatory challenged or have physical handicaps.

The entertainment wasn’t playing in the app or online.

Why does it have to be painful to fly long distances?

Horrible, the flights kept delaying, so it is obvious that we won't be able to make it to the next connection. No easier/real agent on site to help you figure this out. UA agent on other counters refuse to assist you and direct us to use the QR code/call customer service. So inefficient and poor. While technology seems convenient, but it's not the best interest/experience for customers need help while there is active issue need assistance.

Food is very bad and entertint not too many options ... flight attendet service is not good

Flight was delayed due to the late arrival of the catering truck, which is quite unacceptable. There was a beverage service, but no pretzel, or cookie, or nuts were served in coach.

Aisle chair was good and liked the foot bar preventing you from putting your foot in the isle, The breakfast on this international flight to Zurich was horrible (Europeans, specially, used to good food) may make this a dealbreaker for booking with United Airlines again. I agreed with my Spanish fellow passenger.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from San Francisco to Tel Aviv found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
01.10Tue
2 stops
29h 35mSFO-TLV
₪1,141
21.11Thu
3 stops
35h 10mSFO-TLV
₪1,148
23.07Tue
1 stopITA Airways
25h 55mSFO-TLV
₪2,406
26.07Fri
1 stopITA Airways
25h 55mSFO-TLV
₪2,500
02.08Fri
2 stopsUnited Airlines
22h 10mSFO-TLV
₪2,573
15.09Sun
1 stopSWISS
21h 55mSFO-TLV
₪2,638
28.09Sat
2 stopsUnited Airlines
24h 35mSFO-TLV
₪2,776
26.09Thu
1 stopSWISS
35h 20mSFO-TLV
₪3,183
14.09Sat
1 stopEL AL
23h 25mSFO-TLV
₪13,871
05.09Thu
1 stopEL AL
18h 10mSFO-TLV
₪14,670

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Last minute flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv that are departing in the next 10 days.
23.07Tue
multi-stopSWISS
16h 40mSFO-TLV
23.08Fri
multi-stopSWISS
31h 55mTLV-SFO
₪3,521
23.07Tue
multi-stop
32h 30mSFO-TLV
26.08Mon
multi-stop
32h 00mTLV-SFO
₪3,692
23.07Tue
multi-stopBritish Airways
33h 45mSFO-TLV
27.08Tue
multi-stopBritish Airways
30h 55mTLV-SFO
₪3,736
23.07Tue
multi-stopITA Airways
25h 55mSFO-TLV
21.08Wed
multi-stopITA Airways
32h 45mTLV-SFO
₪3,954
20.07Sat
multi-stopITA Airways
25h 55mSFO-TLV
21.08Wed
multi-stopITA Airways
32h 45mTLV-SFO
₪4,194
23.07Tue
multi-stopUnited Airlines
21h 26mSFO-TLV
23.08Fri
multi-stopUnited Airlines
22h 59mTLV-SFO
₪4,372
23.07Tue
multi-stopUnited Airlines
29h 48mSFO-TLV
04.08Sun
multi-stopUnited Airlines
34h 25mTLV-SFO
₪4,415
21.07Sun
multi-stopIberia
22h 33mSFO-TLV
15.08Thu
multi-stopIberia
36h 25mTLV-SFO
₪4,470
23.07Tue
multi-stopBritish Airways
29h 14mSFO-TLV
21.08Wed
multi-stopBritish Airways
35h 30mTLV-SFO
₪4,651
20.07Sat
multi-stopIberia
24h 15mSFO-TLV
19.08Mon
multi-stopIberia
31h 55mTLV-SFO
₪4,822

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San Francisco - Tel Aviv Flights

Departure:

San Francisco (SFO)United States

Destination:

Tel Aviv (TLV)Israel

Return flight deals:

Tel Aviv - San Francisco

Cabin classes:

₪3,122

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