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 Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

SFO - BJS
Price
$536 - $1,266
BJS
Temperature
35.6 - 89.6 °F
BJS
Rainfall
0.1 - 7.3 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

$536

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$536

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.

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 $650 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $381. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

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 February, March 2021

31 Mar - 12 May
$1,285pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Mar - 23 May
$1,384pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Mar - 24 May
$1,404pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Beijing 2021 flight deals

27 Sep - 16 Oct
$680pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Sep - 27 Oct
$688pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Sep - 25 Sep
$718pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Beijing from San Francisco

9 Aug - 31 Aug
$819pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jun - 30 Jun
$1,093pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
14 Jun - 30 Jun
$1,113pp
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

4 Mar - 11 Mar
$4,286pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Mar - 11 Mar
$6,372pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Beijing from San Francisco

6:30 pm - 9:25 pm
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
35h 55m
SFO - PEK
Philippine Airlines
$613
Kiwi.com
9:20 pm - 3:30 pm
EVA Air
1 Stop
27h 10m
SFO - PEK
EVA Air
$635
Kiwi.com
10:50 am - 1:55 pm
Air China
Nonstop
12h 05m
SFO - PEK
Air China
$685
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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 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 $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $948, but on average you can expect to pay $1,262.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Beijing is less than $4,154.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Beijing for under $4,300?

There are currently 2+ open flights from San Francisco to Beijing within the next 7 days for less than $4,300.

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 Lufthansa 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 11h 30m. 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 $948. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and Air Canada, with the lowest prices starting at $1,164 and $1,381, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Beijing one-way?

$499 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from EVA Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air China and Philippine Airlines, with prices starting from $535 and $613, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Beijing

Destination information for Beijing

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.46
Flight duration
11h 52m
Average temperature for February in Beijing
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Beijing
0.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Beijing

Beijing Daxing Intl (PKX)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Beijing

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
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 Southern
$346 $540 No cancel fee 69%

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

Delta
$438 $621 No cancel fee N/A
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.

Air Canada
$511 $753 No cancel fee 67%
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%
American Airlines
$539 $839 No cancel fee 71%
Cathay Pacific
$628 $847 No cancel fee 72%
Air China
$512 $892 No cancel fee 67%
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