Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Beijing (BJS)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Beijing are usually found in February or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to BJS flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Beijing flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Beijing.
SFO - BJS
Price
$536 - $1,266
BJS
Temperature
26.6 - 78.8 °F
BJS
Precipitation
0 - 8.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

$685

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$536

From San Francisco to Beijing (BJS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Beijing?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Beijing, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 24% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $730 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $762.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Beijing?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 9% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Beijing.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Beijing lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Beijing in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $470.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Beijing is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Beijing in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to BJS flights for January, February
4 Feb - 17 Feb
$1,772pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 18 Mar
$1,996pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$2,147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Beijing 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Beijing from San Francisco found for this year
10 May - 31 May
$1,154pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Apr - 23 Jul
$1,185pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 May - 7 Jul
$1,198pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Beijing from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Beijing direct flight deals
2 Apr - 16 Apr
$10,285pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
12 Apr - 16 Aug
$10,296pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 May - 30 May
$10,821pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
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
29 Jan - 18 Mar
$1,996pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$2,147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 18 Mar
$4,374pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Beijing from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Beijing
8:45 pm - 8:35 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
20h 50m
SFO - PEK
EVA Air
10:45 am - 8:35 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 50m
SFO - PEK
Multiple Airlines
$845
Kiwi.com
10:35 am - 7:40 am
Air Canada
3 Stops
54h 05m
SFO - PEK
Air Canada
$848
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Beijing

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Beijing?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Francisco to Beijing. 14 airlines have flights from San Francisco to Beijing on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Francisco to Beijing should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Beijing per day.

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 Air China, United Airlines, and China Southern flying from San Francisco to Beijing have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,154, but on average you can expect to pay $1,350.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $10,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing under $10,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Beijing is less than $10,868.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Beijing for under $2,000?

There are currently 9+ open flights from San Francisco to Beijing within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Beijing is EVA Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,510 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is China Airlines, starting at $1,536.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Beijing?

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Beijing check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Beijing?

On average you can expect to pay $1,596 for a flight from San Francisco to Beijing. The cheapest flight overall is $530 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Beijing Capital) is currently priced at $1,154.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Beijing?

The most popular route from San Francisco to Beijing is San Francisco - Beijing Capital. You may also consider San Francisco - Beijing Daxing Intl or San Francisco - Beijing Nanyuan.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Beijing, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Beijing from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Beijing

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Beijing.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Beijing.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Beijing.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Beijing?

Returning to San Francisco from Beijing

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Beijing must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Beijing are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for Beijing

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Beijing.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.34
Average temperature for January in Beijing
35.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Beijing
0.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Beijing

Beijing Capital (PEK)
Beijing Daxing Intl (PKX)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Beijing

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Beijing choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
$346 $540 No cancel fee 69%
Hong Kong Airlines
$403 $538 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Eastern
$420 $665 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$438 $621 No cancel fee N/A
Hainan Airlines
$454 $756 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$465 $827 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$511 $753 No cancel fee 67%
Air China
$512 $892 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$539 $839 No cancel fee 71%
Asiana Airlines
$583 $968 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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