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Flights from San Francisco to Beijing, China

San Francisco to Beijing Last modified: Jun 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,166,131,405 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Beijing. Hainan & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Beijing flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Hainan
SFOBJS
Thu 8/31
1 stop
BJSSFO
Sat 9/9
1 stop
$483
Air China
SFOBJS
Tue 7/18
1 stop
BJSSFO
Wed 8/2
1 stop
$489
China Southern
SFOBJS
Thu 8/17
2 stops
BJSSFO
Thu 8/24
2 stops
$549
Air Canada
SFOBJS
Wed 8/30
1 stop
BJSSFO
Wed 9/13
1 stop
$574
United
SFOBJS
Mon 8/28
nonstop
BJSSFO
Thu 9/7
nonstop
$654
American
SFOBJS
Sun 8/27
1 stop
BJSSFO
Wed 9/6
1 stop
$673

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Beijing? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $491.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Beijing? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Beijing.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $869 $790
7-14 days $754 $577
14-21 days $754 $489
21-30 days $754 $573
30-60 days $604 $538
60-90 days $604 $483
90+ days $604 $483

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Beijing Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,179,833,904 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Beijing is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$483$483$483$483$483$538$483

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Beijing by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Beijing flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Francisco Beijing American 6/30/17 7/3/17 1 $963
July San Francisco Beijing Air China 7/18/17 8/2/17 1 $489
August San Francisco Beijing Hainan 8/31/17 9/9/17 1 $483
September San Francisco Beijing Hainan 9/4/17 9/7/17 1 $483
October San Francisco Beijing Hainan 10/1/17 10/7/17 1 $483
November San Francisco Beijing Hainan 11/1/17 11/11/17 1 $483
December San Francisco Beijing Hainan 12/4/17 12/14/17 1 $483
January San Francisco Beijing Air Canada 1/2/18 1/16/18 1 $574

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Beijing Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Beijing. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$779
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$779 $647
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$647 $723
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$723 $648
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$648 $824
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$824

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Beijing Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $645.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $1,006.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Beijing - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:50 14:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:30 11:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Beijing Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $571.

San Francisco to Beijing Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Beijing flight time is 12 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is Beijing from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Beijing is 5,897 miles (9,490 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from San Francisco to Beijing.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct 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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Beijing Last modified: Jun 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Number of routes searched: 140Number of itineraries searched: 1,716,983

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Beijing? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Beijing. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Beijing
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
Hainan -
United -
American DFW
American ORD
Air Berlin TXL
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PVG
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines SEA
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hawaiian HNL
JAL HND
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern PVG
China Eastern TAO
All Nippon HND
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United EWR
United HNL
United IAD
United IAH

San Francisco to Beijing Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Beijing. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO Last modified: Jun 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing