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 2021: 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
35.6 - 89.6 °F
BJS
Precipitation
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

$754

Average for round-trip flights in July 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 afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from San Francisco to Beijing by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Beijing in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SFO to BJS flights for July, August
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,406pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,409pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,410pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Beijing 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Beijing from San Francisco found for this year
31 Dec - 16 Mar
$950pp
SFO
San Francisco
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Dec - 15 Mar
$953pp
SFO
San Francisco
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 15 Dec
$962pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Beijing from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Beijing direct flight deals
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$8,476pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$8,477pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Nov - 28 Nov
$8,528pp
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
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,406pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,409pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Aug - 30 Nov
$1,410pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Beijing from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Beijing
1:20 am - 11:00 am
Air Canada
1 Stop
17h 40m
SFO - PEK
Air Canada
$653
FlightHub
8:10 pm - 1:40 pm
EVA Air
1 Stop
27h 30m
SFO - PEK
EVA Air
$659
Kiwi.com
8:10 am - 8:25 pm
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
20h 15m
SFO - PEK
Philippine Airlines
$756
IEagle

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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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on EVA Air for just $876, but on average you can expect to pay $960.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Beijing for under $8,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing under $8,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Beijing is less than $11,431.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Beijing for under $1,500?

There are currently 8+ open flights from San Francisco to Beijing within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

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 Canada, Philippine Airlines, and EVA Air fly from San Francisco to Beijing in about 15h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 20m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on EVA Air is currently your cheapest option to Beijing, with prices starting at $876. Another option worth looking into is Air Canada, starting at $962 round trip.

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

$536 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 Canada and Philippine Airlines, with prices starting from $540 and $756, respectively.

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 72 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 = ¥6.50
Average temperature for July in Beijing
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Beijing
7.3 ″

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
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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