The cheapest times to fly from CGO to SFO are

  • February 12th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 20th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 CGO to SFO is early September. Prices can be as high as $1743 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $444 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Zhengzhou (CGO) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $495 to $1167 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $499. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1292. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $793 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $833 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGO to SFO flight.

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

CGO to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGO to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Zhengzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $183 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $728. Return trip prices are from the SFO to CGO 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 CGO to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CGO to SFO

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 CGO to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CGO > LAX > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $96 (11.47%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6285 miles or 10115 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGO to SFO flight is about 12 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from CGO to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGO
Origination airport name Xinzheng Airport
City Zhengzhou
Country China
Latitude 34.5
Longitude 113.8

Return Airport

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


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