The cheapest times to fly from SAN to SHE are

  • February 12th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th (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 SAN to SHE is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3900 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $623 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Shenyang

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Shenyang (SHE) will usually cost between $754 to $2326 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $916. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2138. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1222 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1469 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to SHE flight.

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

SAN to SHE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to SHE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $941 (48%) 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 $1055. Return trip prices are from the SHE to SAN 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 SAN to SHE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAN to SHE

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 SAN to SHE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SAN > LAX > SHE)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $646 (43.99%)

See SAN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Beijing (SAN > PEK > SHE)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $619 (42.12%)

See SAN to PEK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SAN > SFO > SHE)

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $576 (39.22%)

See SAN to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SAN to SHE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taoxian Airport to San Diego International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6014 miles or 9679 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SAN to SHE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to SHE flight is about 11 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Shenyang?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SAN to SHE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAN
Origination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2

Return Airport

Destination code SHE
Destination airport name Taoxian Airport
City Shenyang
Country China
Latitude 41.6
Longitude 123.5


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