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The best prices from San Francisco to Beijing are usually found in March or April, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Beijing (BJS)

SFO - BJS
Price
$514 - $1,266
BJS
Temperature
35.6 - 89.6 °F
BJS
Rainfall
0.1 - 7.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 44% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

$553

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

$514

From San Francisco to Beijing

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Beijing?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Beijing within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $488.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Beijing?

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Beijing from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $570 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $379. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO - BJS)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from San Francisco to Beijing by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Beijing in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to BJS flights for October, November
5 Nov - 26 Apr
$1,219pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 28 Apr
$1,220pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 26 Apr
$1,238pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Beijing 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Beijing from San Francisco found for this year
5 Nov - 26 Apr
$1,219pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 28 Apr
$1,220pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 26 Apr
$1,238pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Beijing from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Beijing direct flight deals
1 Apr - 25 Apr
$627pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Apr - 2 May
$637pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Apr - 2 May
$640pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Beijing

Late deals on round-trip flights to Beijing from San Francisco, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 26 Apr
$1,220pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Oct - 25 Apr
$1,270pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Oct - 30 Apr
$1,289pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Beijing from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Beijing
3:20 am - 4:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 20m
SFO - PEK
Multiple Airlines
$604
Orbitz
7:25 am - 7:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
43h 45m
SFO - PEK
Multiple Airlines
$612
Kiwi.com
3:20 am - 4:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 20m
SFO - PEK
Multiple Airlines
$639
Orbitz

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Beijing flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Beijing

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Beijing due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Beijing for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Beijing to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Beijing. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Beijing have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, China Southern, and China Eastern flying from San Francisco to Beijing have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $627, but on average you can expect to pay $752.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Beijing is less than $3,740.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Beijing for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Beijing within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Beijing?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Beijing is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Beijing?

Airlines like Air China, Air Canada, and ANA fly from San Francisco to Beijing in about 12h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Beijing round-trip?

Flying on Air China is currently your cheapest option to Beijing, with prices starting at $627. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Air Canada and Finnair, with the lowest prices starting at $762 and $819, respectively. Air China is priced at 11% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Destination information for Beijing

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Beijing
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.68
Flight duration
11h 52m
Average temperature for October in Beijing
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Beijing
1.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Beijing

Beijing Daxing Intl (PKX)
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