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Flight information for San Francisco to China

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to China

Fastest flight time

12h 25m

Direct flights

Every day
The fastest flight from San Francisco to China takes 12h 25m
Direct flights go from San Francisco to China every day.

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

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

China Eastern. China Eastern, China Southern, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to China

What is the cheapest San Francisco to China flight route?

San Francisco - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Fly from San Francisco to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl for the best San Francisco - China flight prices

Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to China by changing tabs
EVA Air
May 10
SFO9:00 amSan Francisco
38h 25m
1 stop
PVG11:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
May 29
PVG9:10 amShanghai Pu Dong
32h 30m
1 stop
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
May 1
SFO5:50 amSan Francisco
41h 45m
2 stops
PEK11:35 pmBeijing Capital
May 31
PEK3:45 pmBeijing Capital
25h 55m
1 stop
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
ANA
Jan 21
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
33h 05m
1 stop
PEK3:05 pmBeijing Capital
Jan 26
PEK9:15 amBeijing Capital
35h 00m
1 stop
SFO8:15 pmSan Francisco
Emirates
Mar 20
SFO12:45 pmSan Francisco
30h 05m
1 stop
CAN6:50 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
Jun 8
CAN4:10 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
32h 50m
2 stops
SFO1:00 amSan Francisco
Malaysia Airlines
Feb 20
SFO9:30 amSan Francisco
59h 30m
2 stops
CAN9:00 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
Mar 13
CAN4:30 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
32h 10m
2 stops
SFO12:40 amSan Francisco
EVA Air
May 10
SFO9:00 amSan Francisco
38h 25m
1 stop
PVG11:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
May 30
PVG4:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
35h 05m
1 stop
SFO3:10 amSan Francisco

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to China, view some of our deals below provided by Asiana Airlines, China Airlines and EVA Air
EVA Air
May 1
SFO9:20 pmSan Francisco
26h 15m
1 stop
PEK11:35 pmBeijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
May 2
SFO7:10 amSan Francisco
35h 00m
3 stops
PKX6:10 pmBeijing Daxing Intl
China Airlines
Mar 21
SFO9:05 pmSan Francisco
22h 10m
1 stop
SHA7:15 pmShanghai Hongqiao Intl

Search last-minute flights to China from San Francisco

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to China
Multiple Airlines
Dec 9
SFO1:00 amSan Francisco
37h 40m
2 stops
PVG2:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Feb 25
PVG6:25 amShanghai Pu Dong
20h 30m
1 stop
SFO2:55 amSan Francisco
ANA
Dec 11
SFO1:57 pmSan Francisco
49h 03m
2 stops
PVG3:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Feb 19
PVG8:50 amShanghai Pu Dong
35h 25m
1 stop
SFO8:15 pmSan Francisco
Lufthansa
Dec 6
SFO9:40 amSan Francisco
33h 05m
1 stop
PVG6:45 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 28
PVG7:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
27h 50m
1 stop
SFO11:30 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Dec 8
SFO4:00 pmSan Francisco
46h 40m
2 stops
PVG2:40 pmShanghai Pu Dong
Dec 11
PVG2:00 pmShanghai Pu Dong
18h 10m
1 stop
SFO8:10 amSan Francisco
Emirates
Dec 8
SFO10:40 amSan Francisco
30h 10m
1 stop
CAN4:50 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
Jan 11
CAN12:50 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
34h 55m
2 stops
SFO11:45 pmSan Francisco
Qatar Airways
Dec 9
SFO10:25 amSan Francisco
30h 35m
1 stop
CAN5:00 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
Jan 8
CAN1:00 pmGuangzhou Baiyun
34h 40m
1 stop
SFO11:40 pmSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to China

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to China with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
China SouthernPriceFrom $333Free CancellationRating
6.9
7.0

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.7

Crew

7.2

Entertainment

6.3

Food

Reviews

Pros: The cabin crews professional, kind, and helpful attitude all the time during the flight.

Cons: 1- The boarding, was very late as well as the departure. 2- The captain’s departing and landing technique, I had a feeling the plane was going to dismantle due to his harsh landing!. 3- The food’s quality.

1 / 10
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Hong Kong AirlinesPriceFrom $403Free CancellationRating
7.7
8.0

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.4

Crew

7.5

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything was fast, smooth and easy.

Cons: Hong Kong Air wouldn’t give me my boarding pass until I had booked an onward flight leaving Thailand. I wish I had foreseen this, it’s annoying having to book a flight in 5 minutes when you don’t know your travel plans.

1 / 7
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China EasternPriceFrom $420Free CancellationRating
7.5
7.9

Boarding

7.4

Comfort

8.2

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.9

Food

Reviews

Pros: Standard flight

Cons: My connecting flights were terrible. I was kept at the airport on a layover to another city and they wouldn't let me board because they said my passport number was entered wrong on the reservation. This made no sense as I had gotten off another flight on my way back home. No one at the airport in Shanghai was helpful and it was really frustrating to think that I would be stuck in China. I was finally able to track down a international supervisor who was able to print out my boarding passes and let me board my flight. Unfortunately, another family with small kids were dealing with the same issue as me only their flight was leaving in 30 mins. I hope they were able to make their flight.

1 / 7
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DeltaPriceFrom $438Free CancellationRating
7.8
7.9

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

Boarding was great although they should utilize two lanes for families with strollers. Due to bulkiness only one crew member was able to help the passengers while the other one stood looking on. If both lanes were open both staffers could have assisted the long line and it would have been a more efficient process and the wait time would have been shorter.

1 / 10
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Hainan AirlinesPriceFrom $449Free CancellationRating
0.0
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $539Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.4

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Delayed six times plus one gate change. Charlotte airport was almost gridlocked with people, and not a place to sit. Not good when you are delayed for three hours.

1 / 10
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Cathay PacificPriceFrom $563Free CancellationRating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.5

Crew

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Hospitality

1 / 10
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Asiana AirlinesPriceFrom $583Free CancellationRating
8.6
8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Food

Reviews

Make the airplanes more comfortable for long flights

1 / 10
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Korean AirPriceFrom $616Free CancellationRating
8.4
8.7

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Food

Reviews

Seat comfort and food selection!

1 / 10
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $621Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Boarding was a circus - no where near enough carry-on space (777 design for storage is a joke) but too many people brought bags on anyway so had to take them off. Clogging the isles and making boarding hard. We also had a very overweight woman with a service dog next to us. No ones fault but a pretty uncomfortable 4+ hours. Finally - we sat in a bulkhead so HAD TO put our bags up, but the bin above us was full of safety equipment. Definitely necessary but a bit of brain dead design to put them in the one place where that storage space is necessary, by regulation, for passengers You all can do better.

1 / 10
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EVA Air flights from San Francisco to China

Our best EVA Air deals on San Francisco to China flight tickets
EVA Air
May 10
SFO9:00 amSan Francisco
38h 25m
1 stop
PVG11:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
May 29
PVG9:10 amShanghai Pu Dong
32h 30m
1 stop
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco
EVA Air
May 10
SFO9:00 amSan Francisco
38h 25m
1 stop
PVG11:25 pmShanghai Pu Dong
May 30
PVG4:05 pmShanghai Pu Dong
35h 05m
1 stop
SFO3:10 amSan Francisco
EVA Air
Apr 30
SFO9:00 pmSan Francisco
20h 30m
1 stop
PEK5:30 pmBeijing Capital
May 31
PEK3:45 pmBeijing Capital
25h 55m
1 stop
SFO5:40 pmSan Francisco

ANA flights from San Francisco to China

Our best ANA deals on San Francisco to China flight tickets
ANA
Jan 21
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
33h 05m
1 stop
PEK3:05 pmBeijing Capital
Jan 26
PEK9:15 amBeijing Capital
35h 00m
1 stop
SFO8:15 pmSan Francisco
ANA
Jan 21
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
33h 05m
1 stop
PEK3:05 pmBeijing Capital
Jan 26
PEK9:15 amBeijing Capital
22h 01m
2 stops
SFO7:16 amSan Francisco
ANA
Jan 21
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
33h 05m
1 stop
PEK3:05 pmBeijing Capital
Jan 30
PEK9:15 amBeijing Capital
35h 00m
1 stop
SFO8:15 pmSan Francisco

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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Francisco to China, such as China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, and China Southern may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.


Alternative routes for San Francisco to China

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
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Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price$981
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Fastest flight time13h 50m
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Los Angeles to Shenzhen Flights
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Fastest flight time20h 00m
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San Francisco to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time12h 25m
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Oakland, California to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 59m
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Los Angeles to Shenyang Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
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San Francisco to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest price$2,318
San Jose to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time32h 10m
Cheapest price$1,740
San Francisco to Qingdao Flights
Fastest flight time33h 00m
Cheapest price$2,217

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