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China is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in China are Tiananmen, Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Xi'an City Walls, and Keqiao Ancient Town, among many more.
According to our data, 18% of momondo users who traveled to China in the last year flew into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (located in Shanghai), making it the most popular airport to fly to. There may be other airports in China, but the majority of our users take flights to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl in order to visit Shanghai and it’s surrounding areas.
|Departing||Destination||Best Time||Best Price|
|San Francisco||Xiamen||18h 25m||$963|
|Los Angeles||Beijing||12h 50m||$968|
|Los Angeles||Shanghai||13h 40m||$968|
|Los Angeles||Xiamen||14h 45m||$980|
|Los Angeles||Guangzhou||23h 40m||$980|
|San Francisco||Shanghai||20h 40m||$996|
|Walla Walla||Hangzhou||44h 05m||$1,087|
|San Francisco||Beijing||19h 51m||$1,091|
|San Francisco||Guangzhou||28h 30m||$1,091|
|Los Angeles||Quanzhou||33h 50m||$1,091|
|Los Angeles||Shenzhen||22h 10m||$1,116|
A flight to China is more likely to land at Beijing Capital Intl Airport (PEK), as it is one of the two international airports located in the Chinese capital city, Beijing. An estimate of a flight duration will depend on several factors, including your point of departure, arrival city, the airline of choice, and flight time. For example, if you board a flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), you will reach Beijing in about 12h 20min, around 13h 41min from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and about 12h 57min for a flight departing from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). You can also consider a popular US to China flight route from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), which would take approximately 14h 29min.
Yes, Air China is currently offering nonstop flights to Beijing. From Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX), you can catch an overnight flight to Beijing Capital Intl Airport (PEK) and make it to Beijing nonstop. While nonstop China flights seem to be in short supply, you can use the momondo search engine to find a flight with a few layovers to get you to your destination in the shortest time possible. For instance, your plane can make a timely arrival in Beijing Capital (PEK) in 28h 10min. From Chicago O’Hare Intl (ORD), you will have a layover in LAX, followed by a stop in Xiamen Gaoqi Intl Airport, where you will change planes to reach your final destination. If time is not a factor, you can find great multi-city flights that will make for a great sightseeing opportunity.
You can take advantage of momondo’s Price Alerts by first searching for your flights to China. Flight offers will be shown to you in real-time. From there you can create a Price Alert by using our on-site widget.
By using tools like our “Price Calendar”, you can see the best day to fly round-trip for your travels. Our “Price Forecast” tool uses AI to predict whether you should purchase or hold off on booking for potentially cheaper prices. Explore shows you all flight options from a city or airport to build your own unique adventure. The Discover blog also provides valuable insights for saving money while booking your experience. After searching you can toggle on “Price Alerts” to track prices for your desired flight and book at the ideal moment.
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It is quick and easy to find flights to China on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to China that suits you.
Flights to China with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.