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Cheap Flights from Chengdu to San Francisco, CA, United States - CTU to SFO

Popular flights from Chengdu to San Francisco

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 CNY4,346
May 31, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CNY4,346
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 27, 2016 CNY5,058
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 CNY4,029
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY4,229
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY4,229
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY3,893
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 CNY11,204
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 CNY4,217
Jun 19, 2016 Jul 9, 2016 CNY4,217
Jun 20, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 CNY4,217
Jun 20, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 CNY4,217
Jun 22, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 CNY4,217

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chengdu to San Francisco (CTU to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chengdu to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY4,074.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chengdu to San Francisco (CTU to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chengdu to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chengdu to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chengdu to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY4,223 CNY5,272
7-14 days CNY4,223 CNY5,272
14-21 days CNY4,566 CNY4,288
21-30 days CNY4,566 CNY4,288
30-60 days CNY4,217 CNY3,893
60-90 days CNY7,092 CNY5,648
90+ days CNY4,314 CNY3,666

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chengdu to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chengdu to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY4,035 CNY4,035 CNY4,029 CNY4,229 CNY3,893 CNY4,288 CNY4,035

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chengdu to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chengdu to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chengdu San Francisco United 5/4/16 5/18/16 0 CNY4,223
June Chengdu San Francisco Hainan 6/17/16 6/22/16 1 CNY3,893
July Chengdu San Francisco Hainan 7/1/16 7/19/16 2 CNY5,033
August Chengdu San Francisco China Southern 8/26/16 9/3/16 2 CNY4,728
September Chengdu San Francisco China Southern 9/5/16 9/17/16 2 CNY3,744
October Chengdu San Francisco Hainan 10/2/16 10/22/16 1 CNY3,666
November Chengdu San Francisco China Southern 11/1/16 11/17/16 2 CNY3,789
December Chengdu San Francisco China Eastern 12/17/16 12/31/16 1 CNY4,042

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chengdu to San Francisco (CTU to SFO)

Your Chengdu to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chengdu to San Francisco is CNY5,635.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chengdu to San Francisco is CNY4,217.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chengdu to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chengdu to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 09:50 09:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chengdu to San Francisco (CTU to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chengdu to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chengdu to San Francisco is CNY5,220.

The average price for round trip flights from Chengdu to San Francisco is CNY5,460.

Chengdu to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chengdu to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Chengdu to San Francisco flight time is 13 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Chengdu and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Chengdu to San Francisco is 11028 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chengdu to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from Chengdu to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chengdu to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chengdu and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chengdu to San Francisco?
Answer: Taipei, TW

Airlines Flying from Chengdu to San Francisco (CTU to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chengdu to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chengdu to San Francisco.

Chengdu to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways LHR X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X
China Southern WUH X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern WUH / PVG X X X X X X X
All Nippon NRT X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
United - X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chengdu and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chengdu to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,481
Chengdu to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,455

Cheap International Flights from Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chengdu to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CNY4,093
Chengdu to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY4,281
Chengdu to Seattle Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY4,845
Chengdu to San Diego American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,058
Chengdu to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY5,803
Chengdu to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,218
Chengdu to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,684
Chengdu to Phoenix American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United CNY6,133
Chengdu to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,099
Chengdu to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,917
Chengdu to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY1,853
Chengdu to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,605
Chengdu to Calgary Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern CNY5,602
Chengdu to Houston Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY7,409
Chengdu to Toronto Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY6,373
Chengdu to Chicago Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United CNY3,834
Chengdu to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY5,266
Chengdu to Denver American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY5,013
Chengdu to Albuquerque American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Chengdu to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,833

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chongqing to San Francisco Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CNY4,275
Chongqing to Los Angeles Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CNY4,333
Chongqing to Vancouver Sichuan, Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY5,279
Chongqing to Seattle Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen CNY3,860
Chongqing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY881
Chongqing to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Shenzhen CNY1,872
Chongqing to Denver American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Chongqing to Chicago American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen CNY4,029
Cheap Flights from Chengdu to San Francisco, CA, United States, from CNY601 Round trip from CTU to SFO