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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu, CN, China - SFO to CTU

Popular flights from San Francisco to Chengdu

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
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $573
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $573
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $573
Mar 23, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 $573
Apr 21, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 $573
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 $956
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 $956
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 $956
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $956
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 $592
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $592
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $592
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $592
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 $592
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $566
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $566
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $618
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 $1,262
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 $1,262
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 $565
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $565
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $565
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 $565
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 $565

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

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 $571.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Chengdu

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $816 $829
7-14 days $686 $565
14-21 days $679 $565
21-30 days $679 $565
30-60 days $680 $565
60-90 days $686 $572
90+ days $1,326 $809

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Chengdu

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$576 $565 $573 $565 $572 $587 $565

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Chengdu

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Chengdu United 2/25/16 3/3/16 1 $565
March San Francisco Chengdu United 3/1/16 3/15/16 1 $565
April San Francisco Chengdu United 4/1/16 4/6/16 1 $572
May San Francisco Chengdu China Southern 5/1/16 5/6/16 1 $576
June San Francisco Chengdu Hainan 6/27/16 7/4/16 2 $821
July San Francisco Chengdu Hainan 7/2/16 7/7/16 2 $922
August San Francisco Chengdu China Eastern 8/4/16 8/18/16 2 $1,127
October San Francisco Chengdu Hainan 10/13/16 10/22/16 2 $708

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

Your San Francisco to Chengdu 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 Chengdu is $651.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Chengdu is $1,185.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Chengdu
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 14:30 14:30

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

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 $887.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Chengdu is $651.

San Francisco to Chengdu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Chengdu flight time is 14 hours and 25 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Chengdu?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Chengdu is 6853 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from San Francisco to Chengdu.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop 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: Taipei, TW

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

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

San Francisco to Chengdu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways LHR 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
Etihad AUH X X X X
KLM AMS X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / XIY X X X X X X X
All Nippon NRT 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 San Francisco and Chengdu, 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 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 Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $521
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $524
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $770
San Francisco to Chongqing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $576
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $890
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 $962
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $672
San Francisco to Guangzhou American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $543
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $597
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $452
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 $207
San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $762
San Francisco to Mianyang Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, United Check Dates
San Francisco to Kunming Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $580
San Francisco to Hanoi American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, Vietnam $655
San Francisco to Singapore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, SilkAir, Singapore, United $724
San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Vietnam $651
San Francisco to Wuhan Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $573
San Francisco to Kolkata Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, United $922
San Francisco to Xi'an Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $576

Cheap International Flights to Chengdu - CTU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Chengdu Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $803
Sacramento to Chengdu American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Oakland to Chengdu American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $899
Reno to Chengdu American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Chengdu, CN, China, from $565 Round trip from SFO to CTU