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Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu, China Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:44 -05:00

San Francisco to Chengdu Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:44 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 25,259,180,125 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Chengdu. China Southern & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Chengdu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
SFOCTU
Thu 2/23
2 stops
CTUSFO
Tue 3/7
2 stops
$508
United
SFOCTU
Mon 12/5
nonstop
CTUSFO
Mon 12/19
nonstop
$533
Air China
SFOCTU
Wed 1/18
1 stop
CTUSFO
Tue 2/7
1 stop
$578
China Eastern
SFOCTU
Sat 4/1
1 stop
CTUSFO
Sat 4/8
1 stop
$591
All Nippon
SFOCTU
Fri 2/17
1 stop
CTUSFO
Sun 3/5
1 stop
$601
Asiana
SFOCTU
Wed 3/15
1 stop
CTUSFO
Fri 3/24
1 stop
$741

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Chengdu? 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 Chengdu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $553.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu?

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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu? 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 Chengdu.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $533 $681
7-14 days $1,276 $1,158
14-21 days $1,276 $1,088
21-30 days $1,095 $889
30-60 days $533 $578
60-90 days $533 $508
90+ days $527 $508

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

We've examined 25,265,511,629 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 Chengdu is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$533 $598 $533 $508 $548 $533 $618

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December San Francisco Chengdu United 12/5/16 12/19/16 0 $533
January San Francisco Chengdu United 1/18/17 2/1/17 0 $533
February San Francisco Chengdu China Southern 2/23/17 3/7/17 2 $508
March San Francisco Chengdu China Southern 3/5/17 3/11/17 1 $508
April San Francisco Chengdu China Southern 4/6/17 4/14/17 1 $508
May San Francisco Chengdu China Southern 5/1/17 5/8/17 1 $578
June San Francisco Chengdu Singapore 6/3/17 6/23/17 1 $1,076
August San Francisco Chengdu China Eastern 8/31/17 9/11/17 3 $651

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$1,108
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$1,108
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$1,238
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$1,238

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu is $772.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu is $853.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 13:20 13:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu. 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 Chengdu is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Chengdu is $617.

San Francisco to Chengdu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Chengdu flight time is 14 hours and 28 minutes.
Question: How far is Chengdu from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Chengdu is 6,853 miles (11,028 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Chengdu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Chengdu Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:44 -05:00Number of routes searched: 76Number of itineraries searched: 238,613

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Chengdu? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Chengdu. 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 Chengdu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China -
United -
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China PVG
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern WUH
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
China Eastern KMG
China Eastern PVG
China Eastern TAO
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
Singapore SIN

San Francisco to Chengdu Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Chengdu. 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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