Cheap flights from California (CA) to China

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to China

All the information you need to plan the best null to PVG flight in 2021: compare California to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
What is the cheapest month to fly from California to China?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to China. Flights to China from California in September are about $985 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $467.

Cheap flights from California to China in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to China flights for May, June
9 May - 16 May
$1,049pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air China
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Air China
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 May - 16 May
$1,057pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air China
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Air China
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 May - 16 May
$1,115pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from California found for this year
31 Aug - 30 Sep
$580pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Sep - 9 Sep
$606pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Sep - 10 Oct
$618pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Air China
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to China from California

Save time with California to China direct flight deals
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$708pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Sep - 15 Sep
$721pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$730pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air China
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air China
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to China

Late deals on round-trip flights to China from California, departing today and this week
15 May - 5 Jun
$1,240pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 1 Jun
$1,255pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 5 Jun
$1,383pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to China from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to China
4:05 pm - 12:00 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
28h 55m
LAX - PEK
Air Canada
$485
Priceline
3:30 pm - 2:55 am
Finnair
1 Stop
20h 25m
LAX - PEK
Finnair
10:50 am - 6:35 pm
Air China
1 Stop
16h 45m
SFO - PVG
Air China
$517
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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 California to China. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from California to China have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from California to China for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to China for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $580, but on average you can expect to pay $689.

Are there nonstop flights from California to China for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to China under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to China is less than $1,000.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to China for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

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 $1,214, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $263. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around $770.

How long is the flight from California to China?

There are many flights that can get you from California to China in 12h 05m. Fly via Air China or Air Canada 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 $580. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Finnair, from $700, and Philippine Airlines, from $759.

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 $419. Air China flights start at $428 while deals on Air Canada start at $485 one-way.

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to China 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
XiamenAir
$336 $593 No cancel fee 49%

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

Air Canada
$333 $658 No cancel fee 67%
Hong Kong Airlines
$403 $692 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.

Philippine Airlines
$637 $735 No cancel fee 60%
Japan Airlines
$483 $811 No cancel fee 79%

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

Cathay Pacific
$599 $845 No cancel fee 72%
Interjet
$862 $1,001 No cancel fee 68%
Korean Air
$616 $1,044 No cancel fee 81%
EVA Air
$620 $1,044 No cancel fee 74%
Asiana Airlines
$583 $1,070 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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