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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing, CN, China - SFO to BJS Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:44 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Beijing Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:44 AM

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
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $554
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $554
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $554
Aug 21, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $554
Aug 21, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $554
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $1,260
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $554
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $554
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $554
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $554
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $554
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $609
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $565
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $565
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $565
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $565
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $565
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $534
Sep 18, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $534
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $1,247
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $528

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 $551.

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 $954 $740
7-14 days $1,026 $833
14-21 days $1,169 $1,031
21-30 days $726 $734
30-60 days $726 $734
60-90 days $546 $552
90+ days $538 $534

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
$554 $546 $546 $554 $552 $554 $546

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
May San Francisco Beijing American 5/29/16 6/12/16 1 $876
June San Francisco Beijing United 6/22/16 7/5/16 0 $726
July San Francisco Beijing Hainan 7/11/16 7/18/16 2 $709
August San Francisco Beijing Hainan 8/31/16 9/14/16 0 $538
September San Francisco Beijing United 9/20/16 10/3/16 2 $528
October San Francisco Beijing United 10/31/16 11/13/16 0 $546
November San Francisco Beijing United 11/1/16 11/12/16 0 $546
December San Francisco Beijing China Southern 12/7/16 12/21/16 2 $590

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
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,544
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,544 $1,269
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,269 $726
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$726 $908
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$908

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 $986.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $641.

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 14:50 14:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:15 11:15

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 $806.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Beijing is $928.

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 5 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) Number of flights searched: 753Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:44 AM

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 ORD X X X X X X X
American PHX / DFW 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
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X 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 SEA 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 FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern 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
Philippine MNL X 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 ORD 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, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $343
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $747
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $553
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $845
San Francisco to Tianjin Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $810
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $663
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $719
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $937
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $821
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $755
San Francisco to Qingdao American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $660
San Francisco to Dalian American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $605
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to Shenyang Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $705
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $560
San Francisco to Guangzhou Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $580

Cheap International Flights to Beijing - BJS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $528
Sacramento to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $758
Oakland to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $723
Reno to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $870
Fresno to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $1,285
Chico to BeijingCheck Dates
Monterey to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Modesto to BeijingCheck Dates
Oakland to Tianjin American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
San Jose to Tianjin American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $731
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $951
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Beijing, CN, China, from $528 Round trip from SFO to BJS