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The best prices from San Francisco to Nanjing are usually found in November or March, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Monday

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

SFO - NKG
Price
$493 - $2,093
NKG
Temperature
44.6 - 91.4 °F
NKG
Rainfall
1.3 - 7.9 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 57% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Average price

$493

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$493

From San Francisco to Nanjing

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 Nanjing?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Nanjing. 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 Nanjing.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Nanjing?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 38 days in advance, which can save you up to 39% on flights from San Francisco to Nanjing compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 38 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $789. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $871.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Nanjing. Flights to Nanjing from San Francisco in April are about $777 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $437.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Nanjing (SFO - NKG)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Nanjing at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Nanjing in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to NKG flights for November, December
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,606pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,697pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,700pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Nanjing 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nanjing from San Francisco found for next year
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,606pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,697pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 23 Jan
$2,700pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Nanjing from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Nanjing
2:00 am - 2:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 05m
SFO - NKG
Multiple Airlines
$2,237
Ovago
3:25 pm - 2:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
30h 40m
SFO - NKG
Multiple Airlines
$2,243
Ovago
2:00 am - 2:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 05m
SFO - NKG
Multiple Airlines
$2,247
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Nanjing flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Nanjing

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Nanjing 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 Nanjing 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 Nanjing Lukou Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Hong Kong Airlines, China Eastern, and United Airlines flying from San Francisco to Nanjing Lukou Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Nanjing for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Nanjing for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $704, but on average you can expect to pay $1,270.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Nanjing for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Nanjing, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Nanjing?

In San Francisco, there will be same rainfall in San Francisco compared to Nanjing over the next 11 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Nanjing?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Nanjing are hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Nanjing?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Nanjing can take about 22h 10m. Air China provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,108. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Air China ($704), and Lufthansa ($1,136) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Nanjing. Air China is priced at 22% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Nanjing is Air Canada ($2,048).

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Nanjing

Destination information for Nanjing

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Nanjing
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.58
Average temperature for November in Nanjing
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Nanjing
2.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Nanjing

Top 6 airlines from San Francisco to Nanjing

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Nanjing 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 Eastern
$463 $668 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
$453 $706 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.

Air China
$434 $722 N/A 67%
Cathay Pacific
$604 $855 No cancel fee 72%
United Airlines
$622 $858 No cancel fee 69%
China Southern
$446 $873 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.

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