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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CJJ are

  • March 19th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • June 4th to July 22nd

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 CJJ is mid April. Prices can be as high as $4115 for Monday flights during early September, or as low as $1051 for Saturday flights around mid April.

 

When to Fly to Cheongju-si

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Cheongju (CJJ) will usually cost between $1451 to $3931 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 $2146. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early September, with an average price of $3831. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CJJ flight.

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

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SFO to CJJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to CJJ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Cheongju-si, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $853 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1867. Return trip prices are from the CJJ to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to CJJ 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 7 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 CJJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 67.16% less expensive than CJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to ICN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gimpo International Airport (GMP) in Seoul

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 60.24% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to GMP flights

Destination alternative #3: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 63.01% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to PUS flights

Destination alternative #4: Gwangju Airport (KWJ) in Gwangju

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 52.00% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KWJ flights

Destination alternative #5: Taegu International Airport (TAE) in Taegu

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 49.32% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TAE flights

Destination alternative #6: Ulsan Airport (USN) in Ulsan

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 45.19% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to USN flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to CJJ

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 CJJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (SFO > KIX > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $1461 (58.58%)

See SFO to KIX flights

Hack #2: Hangzhou (SFO > HGH > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1139
  • Average savings: $1356 (54.35%)

See SFO to HGH flights

Hack #3: Jeju (SFO > CJU > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1364
  • Average savings: $1131 (45.33%)

See SFO to CJU flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5635 miles or 9069 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CJJ flight is about 11 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from SFO to CJJ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

Return Airport

Destination codeCJJ
Destination airport nameCheongju International Airport
CityCheongju
CountrySouth Korea
Latitude36.7
Longitude127.5

 

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