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Amazing PEK to SFO Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $712 round trip and $499 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

FAQs about flights from Capital Intl. Airport (PEK) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)

Are there direct flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco Airport?

Begin your getaway in the most hassle-free way possible and head straight to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) from Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.). Air China and United Airlines are among the airlines that operate direct services on this flight route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

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How long is the flight from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco Airport?

It takes about 12 hours and 34 minutes to get from Beijing to San Francisco. For this lengthy flight, you'll benefit from being as well prepared as possible. Consider bringing a neck pillow for improved sleep, packing some healthy snacks and wearing comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

What is the flight distance from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco Airport?

From Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the flight distance is 6,214 mi. So, it's smart to have a range of entertainment to pick from. Magazines, movies, puzzles ... whatever interests you. If you come prepared, it won't feel like too long before you hear the call for landing.

What airlines fly from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco Airport?

There are a couple of airlines that fly direct from Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.). Air China (CA) is one of the most reputable, operating roughly 41 flights every month. It's a good idea to also look into the deals available through United Airlines (UA). Another popular airline, it operates 39 flights each month on the Beijing to San Francisco route. Compare the two to pick up the best fare.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Tuesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2019. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Monday, as data shows the start of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2019, flights departing on a Tuesday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2019 saved nearly 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Capital Intl. to San Francisco Intl. Flight FAQ

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Beijing to San Francisco Carriers and Route Information

Flight path for flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco International Airport


Distance:
6,610.00 miles


Airlines & Aircraft Used on PEK to SFO Flight Routes


Airline Carrier
Aircraft
Air China
Canadair Regional Jet
Air China
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
Air China
Embraer 170
Air China
Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145
United Airlines
Airbus A319
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.