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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Xi'an, CN, China - SFO to SIA Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Xi'an Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 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 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $580
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $580
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $580
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $580
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $580
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $673
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $673
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $665
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 $604
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $613
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $586
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $586
Sep 22, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 $586
Sep 25, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 $586
Sep 27, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $586

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Xi'an (SFO to SIA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Xi'an, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $693.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Xi'an (SFO to SIA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Xi'an 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 Xi'an

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $986 $994
7-14 days $0 $879
14-21 days $863 $879
21-30 days $686 $944
30-60 days $686 $850
60-90 days $725 $594
90+ days $586 $580

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Xi'an

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$826 $594 $602 $686 $850 $605 $686

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Xi'an

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Xi'an American 5/31/16 6/7/16 2 $726
June San Francisco Xi'an United 6/28/16 7/5/16 0 $686
July San Francisco Xi'an United 7/3/16 7/23/16 0 $686
August San Francisco Xi'an Air China 8/30/16 9/6/16 1 $580
September San Francisco Xi'an Air China 9/1/16 9/11/16 1 $580
October San Francisco Xi'an Air China 10/18/16 10/25/16 1 $580
November San Francisco Xi'an Air China 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $580
January San Francisco Xi'an China Southern 1/22/17 2/5/17 1 $1,072

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Xi'an (SFO to SIA)

Your San Francisco to Xi'an 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 Xi'an is $1,044.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Xi'an is $936.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Xi'an
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 13:35 13:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Xi'an (SFO to SIA)

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 Xi'an. 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 Xi'an is $879.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Xi'an is $1,026.

San Francisco to Xi'an Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Xi'an?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Xi'an flight time is 12 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Xi'an?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Xi'an is 6472 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Xi'an?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from San Francisco to Xi'an.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Xi'an?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Xi'an.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Xi'an?
Answer: Seoul, KR

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Xi'an (SFO to SIA) Number of flights searched: 335Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:48 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Xi'an 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 Xi'an.

San Francisco to Xi'an
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
Air China PEK / INC X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X
China Southern WUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN 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 Xi'an, 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 Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $528
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $663
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $533
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $864
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $719
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $743
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $868
San Francisco to Chengdu Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $538
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 Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $755
San Francisco to Guangzhou Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $538
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $560
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 Chongqing Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $538
San Francisco to Wuhan Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $538
San Francisco to Zhengzhou Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $640
San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $828
San Francisco to Singapore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, SilkAir, Singapore, United $776
San Francisco to Qingdao American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $660
San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, Vietnam $549
San Francisco to Nanjing Sichuan, American, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $541
San Francisco to Hanoi American, Alaska, Hawaiian, United, Vietnam $553
San Francisco to Osaka American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America $951

Cheap International Flights to Xi'an - SIA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Xi'an American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United $543
Sacramento to Xi'an American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United Check Dates
Oakland to Xi'an American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United $738
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $881
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 $775
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Xi'an, CN, China, from $580 Round trip from SFO to SIA