Cheap flights from Beijing (BJS) to San Francisco (SFO) from $528

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/2. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BJS — SFO
Jun 17 — Jun 241

The best prices from Beijing to San Francisco are usually found in October or November, booked 78 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Beijing to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Beijing (BJS) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$1,378

Round-trip from

$268
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Beijing (BJS) to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Beijing to San Francisco?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Beijing to San Francisco, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,266 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,292.

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

October can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Beijing with a flight ticket averaging about $1,400. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $617. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from BJS to SFO?

When flying from Beijing to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 8% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap Beijing to San Francisco flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Beijing to San Francisco specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 12, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Beijing to San Francisco in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 6/174:50 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop20h 55mCathay Pacific
Tue 7/2312:55 amSFO - PEK
1 stop20h 30mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/12$1,033
Thu 6/209:15 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops30h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 6/243:00 pmSFO - PEK
2 stops26h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,047
Wed 6/265:25 pmPEK - SFO
Nonstop12h 20mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/3110:35 amSFO - PEK
Nonstop13h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,056
Mon 6/174:50 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop20h 55mCathay Pacific
Sat 7/271:45 amSFO - PEK
1 stop22h 45mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/12$1,094
Thu 6/204:00 pmPKX - SFO
2 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 6/243:00 pmSFO - PKX
2 stops35h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,101
Sat 6/226:40 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop19h 05mCathay Pacific
Thu 8/112:55 amSFO - PEK
1 stop18h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/12$1,135
Sat 6/224:50 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop20h 55mCathay Pacific
Thu 7/251:45 amSFO - PEK
1 stop19h 40mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/12$1,137
Sat 6/226:40 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop19h 05mCathay Pacific
Sun 7/281:35 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop30h 15mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/12$1,150
Thu 6/203:30 pmPKX - SFO
1 stop19h 45mChina Southern
Thu 7/2512:35 amSFO - PKX
1 stop18h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 6/12$1,174

Beijing to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Beijing and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Beijing to San Francisco in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Thu 9/53:30 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop15h 10mAsiana Airlines
Wed 9/1811:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop19h 10mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/10$890
Fri 9/612:55 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop22h 55mPhilippine Airlines
Fri 9/2011:50 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop21h 05mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 6/10$896
Mon 12/163:35 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop14h 25mAsiana Airlines
Fri 1/311:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop18h 10mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/10$904
Mon 9/93:30 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop15h 10mAsiana Airlines
Thu 11/2811:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop18h 10mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/11$912
Mon 9/23:30 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop15h 10mAsiana Airlines
Tue 9/311:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop19h 10mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/12$913
Sun 12/1510:40 amPEK - SFO
1 stop19h 20mAsiana Airlines
Mon 12/3011:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop22h 30mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/10$917
Mon 12/1610:40 amPEK - SFO
1 stop19h 20mAsiana Airlines
Sun 12/2911:30 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop18h 10mAsiana Airlines
Deal found 6/10$924
Sat 11/28:30 pmPKX - SFO
2 stops38h 45mChina Southern
Mon 11/1111:35 pmSFO - PKX
1 stop28h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 6/11$934
Fri 8/3012:55 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop22h 55mPhilippine Airlines
Sun 9/1511:50 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop21h 05mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 6/11$935

Beijing to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Beijing to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Beijing to San Francisco. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Thu 6/209:15 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops30h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 6/243:00 pmSFO - PEK
2 stops26h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,047
Thu 6/204:00 pmPKX - SFO
2 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 6/243:00 pmSFO - PKX
2 stops35h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,101
Tue 6/188:20 amPEK - SFO
1 stop18h 10mANA
Tue 6/2510:55 amSFO - PEK
1 stop34h 05mANA
Deal found 6/11$1,210
Thu 6/203:10 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop35h 20mANA
Mon 6/2410:55 amSFO - PEK
1 stop34h 05mANA
Deal found 6/11$1,215
Tue 6/258:25 amPEK - SFO
2 stops28h 51mJapan Airlines
Tue 10/152:00 pmSFO - PEK
2 stops31h 00mJapan Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,246
Tue 6/251:55 pmPEK - SFO
1 stop31h 35mEVA Air
Tue 10/151:00 pmSFO - PEK
1 stop32h 35mEVA Air
Deal found 6/11$1,271
Tue 6/188:25 amPEK - SFO
2 stops25h 02mJapan Airlines
Tue 6/256:57 pmSFO - PEK
2 stops26h 03mJapan Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,275
Thu 6/205:25 pmPEK - SFO
Nonstop12h 20mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/2410:35 amSFO - PEK
Nonstop13h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,295
Thu 6/208:25 amPEK - SFO
1 stop16h 20mJapan Airlines
Mon 6/246:57 pmSFO - PEK
2 stops26h 03mJapan Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,320

One-way flights to San Francisco from Beijing

Search for one-way flight options from Beijing to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Beijing to San Francisco, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. For those needing a return trip from Beijing, there is a search form available above.
Mon 9/27:00 amPEK - SFO
3 stops28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$528
Tue 8/279:00 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops33h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$550
Mon 9/97:00 amPEK - SFO
3 stops28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$551
Wed 9/259:40 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops32h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$552
Mon 9/97:45 amPKX - SFO
3 stops28h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/10$557
Mon 6/177:00 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops34h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$559
Wed 9/189:00 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops33h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$561
Mon 6/177:15 pmPKX - SFO
2 stops34h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$561
Thu 9/59:00 pmPEK - SFO
2 stops33h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$562

Find flights from Beijing to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Beijing to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$890 - $1,188

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Thu 9/5

1 stop15h 10m

San Francisco

Wed 9/18

1 stop19h 10m

$890

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Fri 9/6

1 stop22h 55m

San Francisco

Fri 9/20

1 stop21h 05m

$896

Beijing Daxing IntlSan Francisco

PKX - SFO

PKXSFO

Beijing Daxing Intl

Sat 11/2

2 stops38h 45m

San Francisco

Mon 11/11

1 stop28h 40m

$934

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Fri 10/4

2 stops19h 40m

San Francisco

Tue 10/15

1 stop27h 55m

$1,029

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Fri 9/6

1 stop24h 05m

San Francisco

Thu 9/19

1 stop19h 35m

$1,032

Beijing Daxing IntlSan Francisco

PKX - SFO

PKXSFO

Beijing Daxing Intl

Sat 11/2

1 stop17h 30m

San Francisco

Mon 11/11

1 stop18h 00m

$1,089

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Thu 9/5

1 stop22h 55m

San Francisco

Wed 9/18

2 stops32h 55m

$1,131

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Mon 9/9

Nonstop12h 05m

San Francisco

Thu 11/28

Nonstop14h 30m

$1,139

Beijing CapitalSan Francisco

PEK - SFO

PEKSFO

Beijing Capital

Mon 9/9

2 stops24h 17m

San Francisco

Thu 11/28

2 stops37h 00m

$1,188

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Beijing to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Beijing to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Beijing to San Francisco is 78 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Beijing to San Francisco?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Beijing to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Friday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Beijing to San Francisco

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Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Francisco, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, September is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated June 12, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Beijing to San Francisco, see what other customers have to say about United Airlines, Japan Airlines and China Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

8.5
Very good
894 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

8.4
Very good
565 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

8.4
Very good
1,488 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

8.3
Very good
1,456 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,132 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I like the crews’ services, especially for sr citizens who were on wheelchairs, the efficient pilots with their smooth landing of the plane back and forth, cleanliness of the restrooms and other amenities provided to the passengers! Flights were on time it’s fine with a little bit delay but we arrived on time!

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Beijing?

    Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from Beijing. Booking flights from Beijing to San Francisco (SFO) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Beijing from 5 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Beijing to San Francisco for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Beijing to San Francisco for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Asiana Airlines for just $890, but on average you can expect to pay $970.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Beijing to San Francisco for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Beijing to San Francisco under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Beijing to San Francisco is less than $1,443.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Beijing to San Francisco for under $1,100?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Beijing to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

    Asiana Airlines, at $890, was found to be the cheapest airline from Beijing to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Philippine Airlines and China Southern. Asiana Airlines is 36% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Beijing to San Francisco?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from Beijing to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $2,647, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $746. The most popular route (Beijing Capital - San Francisco), is priced around $890.

  • What does PEK to SFO mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Beijing Capital Airport to San Francisco Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a PEK to SFO flight.

  • Where are the most common layover locations when flying from Beijing to San Francisco?

  • What are some popular things to do or see while on a layover in Incheon?

    If you're on a layover in Incheon and looking for things to do, consider visiting Wolmido Amusement Park, Seokbawi Market, or Moraenae Market. Travelers on a layover in Incheon can visit Wolmido Amusement Park, Seokbawi Market, and Moraenae Market, by traveling 8.3 mi, 13.2 mi, and 14.7 mi, respectively after landing at Incheon Intl. Travelers can book a car rental at Incheon Intl for about $69 per day to make their sightseeing more efficient.

  • Where are the least popular layover locations for Beijing to San Francisco flights?

  • Can I find deals for flights from Beijing to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Beijing to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Beijing to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Beijing to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Beijing to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Beijing to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Beijing to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Beijing to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Beijing to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Beijing to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Beijing to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Beijing to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Beijing to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Beijing to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Beijing to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Beijing to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Beijing to San Francisco?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Beijing to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Beijing to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $384). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Beijing to San Francisco

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Philippine AirlinesCheapest$668Average$915FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%
Asiana AirlinesCheapest$988Average$1,132FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
Japan AirlinesCheapest$1,127Average$1,686FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
United AirlinesCheapest$1,180Average$1,291FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Air ChinaCheapest$1,269Average$1,327FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%

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