The cheapest times to fly from SFO to HGH are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the week of January 29th)
  • 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 HGH is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1352 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $445 for Thursday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Hangzhou

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Hangzhou (HGH) will usually cost between $470 to $1086 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $494. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1161. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $667 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $685 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to HGH flight.

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

SFO to HGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to HGH 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday 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 $95 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $672. Return trip prices are from the HGH 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 HGH 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 13 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 HGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from HGH
  • Usually 11.10% less expensive than HGH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6238 miles or 10039 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to HGH flight is about 12 hour 13 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from SFO to HGH.


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 HGH
Destination airport name Xiaoshan Airport
City Hangzhou
Country China
Latitude 30.2
Longitude 120.4


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