The cheapest times to fly from SFO to CTU are
- February 12th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
- August 20th 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 CTU is early November. Prices can be as high as $1315 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $476 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Chengdu
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $500 to $1122 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $503. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1074. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $571 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $665 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to CTU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to CTU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to CTU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $153 (19%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $658. Return trip prices are from the CTU to SFO 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 SFO to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to CTU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6856 miles or 11034 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to CTU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to CTU flight is about 13 hour 19 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Chengdu?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 102 available flights from SFO to CTU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Shuangliu Airport|
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