Cheap Flights From Mactan-Cebu International to San Francisco International

Flight information Mactan-Cebu International to San Francisco International

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Average flight time, total distance 11328 kilometres

14h 50min

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Philippine Airlines

San Francisco International

1 airport

Wonderfully set along the Pacific Ocean, a couple of rolling hills, and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, it is safe to say that the city of San Francisco is one of the most alluring cities in the United States. It is full of relaxing parks, beautiful beaches, and vibrant entertainment options. Some of its prime draws are Golden Gate Park, one of the biggest urban parks in the world with a total land area of 1,017 acres; Baker Beach, a huge as well as popular oceanfront that is situated near the Golden Gate Bridge; and Smuggler’s Cove, a sought after tiki bar in the world that is known for its huge selection of rums.


Putting the abovementioned elements into consideration, it can be said that San Francisco is the place to be for those who yearn for a classic American vacation that is packed with so much fun. However, because of its fine attractions, it’s easy to be overwhelmed and overlook air transportation matters and other related concerns. This is true, especially for those who are coming from Cebu, Philippines. But the good news is this can be easily addressed by reading some references like this write up.


What airlines fly the Cebu – San Francisco route?


There are no direct flights from Cebu to San Francisco, but international travelers can be rest assured that their trip can be worthwhile with a little help from a couple of tried and tested airline companies. The long list includes Philippine Airlines (via Manila), Cathay Pacific (via Hong Kong), American Airlines (via Los Angeles), All Nippon Airlines (via Tokyo), EVA Air (via Taipei), China Southern (via Guangzhou), and many others.


What should passengers expect from the airports?


·         Mactan-Cebu International Airport


It should be noted that Metro Cebu is the Philippines’ second biggest economy and a leading tourism hub. For this reason, the government made sure that its aviation facility, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport is more than equipped to handle passenger demand. There, passengers can enjoy a wide array of equipment and facilities that focus on their safety, welfare, and convenience. They are childcare sections, medical clinics, first aid stations, staff assistance and air ticket offices, duty free stores, ATMs (and other banking facilities), conference rooms, post offices, dining options and so on.


·         San Francisco International Airport


San Francisco International Airport is the largest of three major airports in the San Francisco area and the busiest in the state of California. Despite this, traveling here is favorable thanks to its friendly staff and top-notch amenities. There, passengers can enjoy world-class amenities like dining options (restaurants, cafes, and bakeries), shopping centers, computerized information and air ticket offices, first aid stations, medical centers, wheelchair kiosks, a yoga room, nurseries, an animal relief area, and so on. It even has a museum as well as a library.


What about transportation?


·         Mactan-Cebu International Airport


Cebu-based international travelers who are on their way to San Francisco do not have to worry about the fuss of commuting when heading to Mactan-Cebu International Airport. This is because the streets and highways of Cebu are less crowded compared to Manila and other metropolitan areas in the Philippines. Plus, they can choose from several transportation options that are available like jeepneys (USD .16 or PHP 8.00), buses (USD .52 or PHP 25.00), taxis (USD 3.20 or PHP 152.00), and rental cars (starts at USD 37.58 or PHP 1,782.58 per day).


·         San Francisco International Airport


From San Francisco International Airport, getting around San Francisco and visiting its finest attractions even without a personal vehicle is easy because the mentioned aviation infrastructure is easily accessible by public transport. Passengers can choose from trains (USD 8.65 or PHP 410.26), city buses (starts at USD 2.00 or PHP 94.86), shuttle buses (USD 18.00 or PHP 853.74), taxis (about USD 50.00 or PHP 2,371.50), and rental cars (starts at USD 41.17 or PHP 1,952.73).


What about food expenses?


Food are more expensive in San Francisco compared to Cebu. For instance, a meal at a regular restaurant may cost around USD 15.15 or PHP 718.70 in the former, but about USD 4.21 or PHP 200.00 in the latter.


What are the visa requirements?


Philippine passport holders who wish to visit San Francisco and other places in the US for tourism, business, education, employment and medical treatment, among others need to obtain a non-immigrant visa so that their trip can push through. To add, they are also mandated by the United States government to prove that they have access to the necessary funds to cover the costs that may accumulate throughout their trip.


Before heading to the United States Embassy, interested parties are encouraged to first pay the machine-readable visa application payment, which have varying visa categories:


Visitor, transit, student – USD 140.00 or PHP 6,640.20

Temporary worker – USD 150.00 or PHP 7,114.50

Fiancée – USD 350.00 or PHP 16,600.50

Investor, Trader – USD 390.00 or PHP 18,497.70

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