The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MIG are

  • January 15th to May 20th
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 SFO to MIG is mid April. Prices can be as high as $1934 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $939 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Mianyang

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Mianyang (MIG) will usually cost between $939 to $1604 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $953. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1719. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $766 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1149 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MIG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to MIG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SFO to MIG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MIG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $120 (9%) 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 $1111. Return trip prices are from the MIG to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to MIG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to MIG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shuangliu Airport (CTU) in Chengdu

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from MIG
  • Usually 42.17% less expensive than MIG
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to CTU flights


Flight Hacking SFO to MIG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SFO to MIG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SFO > PEK > MIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $92 (7.96%)

See SFO to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SFO > PVG > MIG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1137
  • Average savings: $13 (1.09%)

See SFO to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to MIG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Mianyang Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6780 miles or 10911 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to MIG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MIG flight is about 13 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Mianyang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SFO to MIG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code MIG
Destination airport name Mianyang Airport
City Mianyang
Country China
Latitude 31.4
Longitude 104.7


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