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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing, CN, China - SFO to BJS

Popular flights from San Francisco to Beijing

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 $679
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 $679
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 $1,252
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 $593
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $576
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 $549
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $521
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 $521
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 $521
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 $1,110
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 $1,110
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 23, 2016 May 7, 2016 $577

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO to BJS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Beijing, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $539.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO to BJS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Beijing 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 San Francisco to Beijing

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $750 $755
7-14 days $751 $656
14-21 days $704 $576
21-30 days $696 $521
30-60 days $679 $521
60-90 days $680 $521
90+ days $758 $553

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Beijing

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$521 $536 $537 $521 $591 $536 $536

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Beijing

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Beijing China Eastern 2/28/16 3/6/16 1 $592
March San Francisco Beijing Hainan 3/7/16 3/10/16 1 $521
April San Francisco Beijing Hainan 4/7/16 4/16/16 1 $521
May San Francisco Beijing China Southern 5/3/16 5/10/16 1 $565
June San Francisco Beijing Hainan 6/29/16 7/6/16 1 $605
July San Francisco Beijing Hainan 7/1/16 7/6/16 1 $608
August San Francisco Beijing Hainan 8/30/16 9/12/16 1 $608
September San Francisco Beijing Hainan 9/16/16 10/6/16 1 $553

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Beijing

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Beijing.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,449
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$1,449 $776
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$776 $776
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$776 $767
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$767 $767
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$767

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO to BJS)

Your San Francisco to Beijing 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 San Francisco to Beijing is $771.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $718.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Beijing
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:50 13:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:10 11:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO to BJS)

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 San Francisco to Beijing. 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 San Francisco to Beijing is $698.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $755.

San Francisco to Beijing Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Beijing flight time is 12 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Beijing?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Beijing is 5897 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: Air China provides 50% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: Seoul, KR

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Beijing (SFO to BJS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Beijing 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 San Francisco to Beijing.

San Francisco to Beijing
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
American LAX / ORD X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC / YVR X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / SEA X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Hawaiian HNL X X X
JAL HND X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / WUH X X X X X
All Nippon NRT X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X
Singapore HKG / SIN X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Beijing, 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $235
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $199

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $672
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $525
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $793
San Francisco to Tianjin Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $656
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Singapore, United $567
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $679
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $990
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $931
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $532
San Francisco to Qingdao American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $580
San Francisco to Dalian Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $592
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight, Aigle Azur $223
San Francisco to Shenyang Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $580
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $609
San Francisco to Guangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $542

Cheap International Flights to Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $537
Sacramento to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $734
Oakland to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $744
Reno to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $756
Fresno to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $800
Chico to BeijingCheck Dates
Monterey to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Modesto to BeijingCheck Dates
Oakland to Tianjin American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $2,237
San Jose to Tianjin American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $833
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing, CN, China, from $521 Round trip from SFO to BJS