The cheapest times to fly from CAN to SFO are
- February 5th to April 22nd
- August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CAN to SFO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1367 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $471 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $524 to $1040 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1087. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $554 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $639 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CAN to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CAN to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (7%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $664. Return trip prices are from the SFO to CAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CAN to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CAN to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Baiyun International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6884 miles or 11079 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CAN to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to SFO flight is about 13 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Guangzhou and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from CAN to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Baiyun International Airport|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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