The cheapest times to fly from SFO to RMQ are

  • March 5th to May 13th (except the weeks of March 12th, April 2nd, and April 16th)
  • August 13th 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 RMQ is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2025 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $749 for Thursday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Taichung City

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Taichung (RMQ) will usually cost between $757 to $1570 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $787. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1702. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $915 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $980 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to RMQ flight.

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

SFO to RMQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to RMQ flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RMQ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $94 (8%) 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 $1037. Return trip prices are from the RMQ 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 RMQ 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 43 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 RMQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) in Taipei

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 25.68% less expensive than RMQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to TPE flights

Destination alternative #2: Changle Airport (FOC) in Fuzhou

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 23.12% less expensive than RMQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to FOC flights

Destination alternative #3: Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) in Kaohsiung

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 19.14% less expensive than RMQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to KHH flights

Destination alternative #4: Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) in Taipei

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from RMQ
  • Usually 17.51% less expensive than RMQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TSA flights


Flight Hacking SFO to RMQ

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 RMQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (SFO > HKG > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $733
  • Average savings: $247 (25.17%)

See SFO to HKG flights

Hack #2: Ho Chi Minh City (SFO > SGN > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $139 (14.19%)

See SFO to SGN flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SFO > BKK > RMQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $902
  • Average savings: $78 (7.96%)

See SFO to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taichung Ching Chuan Kang Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6522 miles or 10496 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to RMQ flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRMQ
Destination airport nameTaichung Ching Chuan Kang Airport


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