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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to China

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to China?

To save on the cost of your flight from California to China, book at least 46 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 0% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $606 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $606.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to China?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to China. Flights to China from California in September are about $711 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $467.

Cheap flights from California to China in September, October 2020

The best prices found for California to China flights for September, October
31 Oct - 28 Nov
$689pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Oct - 4 Dec
$696pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Oct - 11 Nov
$813pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

California to China 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from California found for this year
24 Dec - 20 Jan
$429pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sichuan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Sichuan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Nov - 26 Dec
$627pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 Nov - 25 Nov
$639pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to China from California

Save time with California to China direct flight deals
14 Jan - 31 Jan
$1,011pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
14 Feb - 31 Mar
$1,256pp
LAX
Los Angeles
China Eastern
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Nov - 31 May
$1,283pp
LAX
Los Angeles
China Eastern
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to China

Late deals on round-trip flights to China from California, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 3 Dec
$1,302pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 4 Dec
$1,339pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Sep - 29 Oct
$1,421pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to China from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to China
6:15 am - 2:50 am
Finnair
2 Stops
28h 35m
SFO - PEK
Finnair
$493
hutchgo.com
2:20 am - 11:00 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
16h 40m
LAX - PEK
Major Airline
$514
Flyus
12:57 pm - 2:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
45h 53m
LAX - PEK
Multiple Airlines
$519
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to China flights.

Flight FAQs

From California to China

Are flight prices decreasing from California to China 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 California and China 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.

Can I find flights from California to China for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to China for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sichuan Airlines for just $429, but on average you can expect to pay $686.

Are there nonstop flights from California to China for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to China under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to China is less than $1,400.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to China for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to China?

Before booking your flight from California to China check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, Interjet or Major Airline.

What are the most popular routes from California to China?

The most popular flight routes from California to China are Los Angeles - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, Los Angeles - Shanghai Pu Dong and San Francisco - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to China? While on average our users pay $702, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $317. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around $625.

How long is the flight from California to China?

There are many flights that can get you from California to China in 16h 40m. Fly via Major Airline or Delta to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to China round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from California to China round-trip from $429. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Major Airline, from $704, and Delta, from $755.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to China one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Finnair, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $427. Finnair is not the only option available. At the moment, Major Airline is another option, for $514.

Destination information for China

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to China
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