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

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

Flights from San Francisco to China lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to China in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $467.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to China in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to China flights for June, July
8 Jul - 16 Nov
$1,324pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jul - 19 Nov
$1,335pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jul - 18 Nov
$1,336pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from San Francisco found for this year
25 Nov - 28 Nov
$909pp
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Sep - 5 Feb
$967pp
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,001pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to China from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to China direct flight deals
21 Sep - 26 Oct
$6,518pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Sep - 2 Nov
$8,229pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Sep - 2 Nov
$8,257pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to China

Late deals on round-trip flights to China from San Francisco, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 4 Aug
$1,595pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jun - 7 Jul
$1,669pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jun - 7 Jul
$1,704pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to China from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to China
1:20 am - 11:00 am
Air Canada
1 Stop
17h 40m
SFO - PVG
Air Canada
$628
Priceline
7:05 pm - 11:20 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
24h 15m
SFO - SHA
EVA Air
$635
SmartFares
4:55 pm - 9:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
36h 45m
SFO - SZX
Multiple Airlines
$638
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to China

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to China are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to China have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Southern, Air China, and China Eastern 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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to China?

For a flight from San Francisco to China, you will be flying from San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 11.8 mi from the center of the city.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to China for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to China for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $909, but on average you can expect to pay $1,041.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to China for under $6,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to China under $6,600. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to China is less than $10,076.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to China for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to China, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to China?

While some choose either San Francisco - Shanghai Pu Dong or San Francisco - Beijing Capital, San Francisco - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl is the most popular route from San Francisco to China.

What are the cheapest Flights from San Francisco to China?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $252. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) can be booked for $909 on average our data indicates $1,461 when flying from San Francisco to China

How long is the flight from San Francisco to China?

Air Canada, Air China, and EVA Air can get you from San Francisco to China in just under 15h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to China is Philippine Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $909 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and EVA Air, starting at $1,001 and $1,018 round-trip.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to China are Air Canada ($556) and EVA Air ($617).

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Hainan Airlines
$449 $675 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.

Hong Kong Airlines
$403 $680 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%
Air Canada
$439 $756 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$563 $856 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$438 $860 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$338 $933 No cancel fee 71%
Asiana Airlines
$583 $941 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.

Korean Air
$616 $973 No cancel fee 81%
EVA Air
$620 $1,044 No cancel fee 74%
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