Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Chengdu (CTU)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Chengdu are usually found in February or September, booked 1 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Chengdu (CTU)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CTU flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Chengdu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chengdu.
SFO - CTU
Price
$441 - $2,226
CTU
Temperature
42.8 - 77 °F
CTU
Rainfall
0 - 9.8 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 63% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop

Average price

$1,028

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$441

From San Francisco to Chengdu

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 Chengdu?

Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu are found to be more expensive on Monday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chengdu.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Chengdu (SFO - CTU)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Chengdu in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 1% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chengdu from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $827 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $375. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chengdu in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to CTU flights for May, June
8 Jun - 22 Jun
$8,101pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jun - 24 Aug
$17,205pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jun - 24 Aug
$17,402pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Chengdu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chengdu from San Francisco found for this year
9 Dec - 26 Dec
$1,780pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 26 Dec
$2,123pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 27 Dec
$5,539pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Chengdu from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Chengdu direct flight deals
5 Nov - 28 Dec
$25,485pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Chengdu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chengdu from San Francisco, departing today and this week
7 Jun - 24 Aug
$17,205pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jun - 24 Aug
$17,402pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Chengdu from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Chengdu
5:00 am - 5:55 pm
Air Canada
3 Stops
45h 55m
SFO - CTU
Air Canada
$2,537
FlightHub
8:55 pm - 12:55 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
14h 00m
SFO - CTU
United Airlines
$4,762
United
10:10 am - 1:20 pm
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
36h 10m
SFO - CTU
Singapore Airlines
$5,711
Flights by SU

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Chengdu

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Chengdu have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Eastern, China Southern, and Hong Kong Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Chengdu for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Chengdu for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $1,375, but on average you can expect to pay $5,223.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Chengdu for under $25,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from San Francisco to Chengdu under $25,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Chengdu is less than $25,485.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Chengdu for under $17,300?

There are currently 2+ open flights from San Francisco to Chengdu within the next 7 days for less than $17,300.

How popular is this San Francisco to Chengdu flight route?

Within the past month, 41 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Chengdu.

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

Air Canada, at $1,375, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Chengdu.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include China Airlines and United Airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Canada, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $672. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air China and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Chengdu for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Chengdu?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Chengdu is generally $2,767, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $2,028. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Chengdu), you can expect to pay $9,510 for that flight.

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

Major Airline, China Airlines and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Chengdu.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chengdu, China

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Chengdu

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chengdu.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to San Francisco from Chengdu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chengdu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Chengdu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chengdu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Chengdu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.70
Flight duration from SFO to CTU
13h 22m
Average temperature for May in Chengdu
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chengdu
2.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Chengdu

Top 4 airlines flying from San Francisco to Chengdu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Chengdu 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
$384 $813 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$439 $683 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.

Hong Kong Airlines
$523 $710 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.

Cathay Pacific
$603 $833 No cancel fee 72%
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