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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX) by plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly San Francisco to Gander

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Gander (YQX)

Fly San Francisco to Deer Lake, bus

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Deer Lake (YDF)
  2. Take the bus from Deer Lake - Circle K to Gander - Gander Airport

Fly San Francisco to St Johns, bus

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to St Johns (YYT)
  2. Take the bus from St. John’s - MUN University Centre to Gander - Gander Airport

Shuttle to Monterey, fly to Gander

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Gander (YQX)

Fly Oakland to Gander

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Gander (YQX)

Bus to Santa Rosa, fly to Gander

  1. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Gander (YQX)

Fly San Francisco to St Anthony, drive

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to St Anthony (YAY)
  2. Drive from St Anthony to Gander Airport (YQX)

San Francisco (SFO) to Gander (YQX) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Gander (YQX) is around 12h 16m and covers a distance of around 5443 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 23m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 45m. Services are operated by Air Canada and United Airlines. Typically 83 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
8h 53m
Layover time:
3h 23m
Total time:
12h 16m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 45m
Flight distance:
5443 km
Flights per week:
83
Cheapest price:
$316
Carbon emissions:
1103 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:55
Last flight departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco (SFO) to Gander (YQX) flight schedules

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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gander Airport (YQX) is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gander Airport (YQX) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gander Airport (YQX) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX) is to fly which costs $250 - $850 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX) is to fly which costs $250 - $850 and takes 8h 45m.

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It is approximately 5443 km to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX).

It takes approximately 8h 45m to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Gander (YQX), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Gander Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 45m and has one stopover.

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Gander Airport (YQX) is 4h 30m ahead of San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is currently 6:17 AM in San Francisco Airport (SFO) and 10:47 AM in Gander Airport (YQX).

United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Gander Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Gander Airport (YQX). Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX).
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  • Distance: 5443 km
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Gander Airport (YQX), Canada?

Air Canada and United Airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gander Airport (YQX) every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Gander via Indio/Palm Springs, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Chicago O'Hare, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Indio/Palm Springs, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Vancouver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
12h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Monterey to Gander via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Monterey to Gander via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Monterey to Gander via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Monterey to Gander via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Indio/Palm Springs, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Las Vegas, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Kansas City, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Austin, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Salt Lake City, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Gander via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Gander via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Gander via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Gander via Los Angeles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Gander via San Diego, Toronto
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from San Francisco to St Anthony via Toronto, St Johns
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to St Anthony via Montreal, St Johns
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to St Anthony via Calgary, St Johns
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Deer Lake via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to St Johns via Calgary
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Bus operators
DRL-LR
Phone
1-888-263-1854
Website
drl-lr.com
Bus from Deer Lake - Circle K to Gander - Gander Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Bus from St. John’s - MUN University Centre to Gander - Gander Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Monterey Airbus
Phone
831-373-7777
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
$62
Standard Rate
$68
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com

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