Cheap flights from San Diego to China

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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel from San Diego to China.
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Flight information for San Diego to China

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Diego to China
Fastest flight time17h 00mThe fastest flight from San Diego to China takes 17h 00m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Diego to China. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Diego Airport - Chengdu Airport, San Diego Airport - Qingdao Airport and San Diego Airport - Shanghai Pu Dong Airport.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Diego to China

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest airline that flies to China from San Diego?

Major Airline

Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Diego to China

What is the cheapest San Diego to China flight route?

San Diego - Shanghai Pu Dong

Fly from San Diego to Shanghai Pu Dong for the best San Diego - China flight prices


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Diego to China

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Diego to China by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Dec 1
SAN4:55 pmSan Diego
40h 45m
3 stops
PVG9:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Feb 1
PVG12:50 pmShanghai Pu Dong
20h 38m
1 stop
SAN9:28 amSan Diego
Air Canada
Dec 1
SAN2:05 pmSan Diego
43h 35m
3 stops
PVG9:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Jan 3
PVG6:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
24h 37m
2 stops
SAN6:37 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Dec 1
SAN4:55 pmSan Diego
40h 45m
3 stops
PVG9:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Feb 1
PVG12:50 pmShanghai Pu Dong
18h 45m
2 stops
SAN7:35 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Nov 16
SAN6:30 amSan Diego
33h 10m
2 stops
PEK3:40 pmBeijing Capital
Dec 14
PEK8:55 amBeijing Capital
23h 04m
2 stops
SAN7:59 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Dec 1
SAN2:05 pmSan Diego
43h 35m
3 stops
PVG9:40 amShanghai Pu Dong
Jan 12
PVG4:25 amShanghai Pu Dong
29h 03m
2 stops
SAN9:28 amSan Diego
Air Canada
Jan 21
SAN2:10 amSan Diego
16h 50m
1 stop
PEK7:00 pmBeijing Capital
Jan 30
PEK12:55 pmBeijing Capital
33h 43m
1 stop
SAN10:38 pmSan Diego

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to China

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Diego to China, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Dec 25
SAN2:10 amSan Diego
22h 20m
2 stops
PEK12:30 amBeijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
Dec 25
SAN7:48 amSan Diego
31h 32m
3 stops
PEK3:20 pmBeijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
Dec 25
SAN3:15 pmSan Diego
31h 45m
1 stop
PEK11:00 pmBeijing Capital

Search last-minute flights to China from San Diego

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Diego to China
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN3:25 amSan Diego
31h 35m
2 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 24
PVG7:45 amShanghai Pu Dong
25h 43m
2 stops
SAN9:28 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN3:25 amSan Diego
31h 35m
2 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 24
PVG1:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
21h 28m
1 stop
SAN10:33 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN8:40 amSan Diego
26h 20m
2 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 26
PVG1:45 pmShanghai Pu Dong
31h 18m
2 stops
SAN9:03 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN2:35 amSan Diego
32h 25m
3 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 24
PVG7:45 amShanghai Pu Dong
25h 43m
2 stops
SAN9:28 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN6:00 amSan Diego
29h 00m
3 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Sep 26
PVG7:25 amShanghai Pu Dong
37h 38m
2 stops
SAN9:03 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SAN2:35 amSan Diego
32h 25m
3 stops
PVG11:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 24
PVG6:00 amShanghai Pu Dong
25h 38m
3 stops
SAN7:38 amSan Diego

Best airlines flying from San Diego to China

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Diego to China with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $325
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $325
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $325
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
Air Canada
PriceFrom $333
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

The food selection has been better in the past but due to Covid it is understandable. This particular flight did not have any entertainment and the Air Canada App did not work to access movies.

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from San Diego to China offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from San Diego to China are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, Air Canada, and Delta. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.


Can I fly to China from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to China

Most visitors from San Diego will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering China.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to San Diego from China?

Returning to San Diego from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from China are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

If you are planning to travel to China at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for San Diego to China

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price$712
San Francisco to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price$712
Los Angeles to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$712
San Francisco to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time12h 40m
Cheapest price$779
Los Angeles to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time22h 45m
Cheapest price$915
San Francisco to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time20h 14m
Cheapest price$915
San Diego to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time17h 00m
Cheapest price$927
San Jose to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 10m
Cheapest price$985
Los Angeles to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price$1,299
San Francisco to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time31h 10m
Cheapest price$1,605